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STARZPLAY shines spotlight on sustainability with compelling shows aligned with COP28

As the world turns its attention to COP28 and embraces the Year of Sustainability, STARZPLAY, one of the region's leading subscription video-on-demand services, takes a step in amplifying the conversation around environmental challenges through providing audiences with thought-provoking and inspiring series. 

“The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet” and "Action Planet: Meeting The Climate Challenge", are two key docuseries STARZPLAY is bringing to audiences who want to learn more about the challenges facing our planet. These shows not only serve as windows into the challenges we face but also underscore STARZPLAY's stance as a platform that advocates for environmental consciousness. 

"The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet" takes viewers on a journey of hope, led by Prince William, who, in collaboration with The Royal Foundation, an independent United Kingdom-based charity, launched The Earthshot Prize, a prestigious global environmental award that is granted to five winners each year for their contributions towards environmentalism. The series not only highlights the five Earthshot challenges — Protect and Restore Nature, Clean Our Air, Revive Our Oceans, Build a Waste-free World, and Fix Our Climate — but also delves into the groundbreaking solutions presented by the 15 prize finalists. By showcasing the work of these visionaries, the series emphasises the path forward, offering insights into the actionable steps needed to save our planet.

In episode 4, Shakira, a member of the Earthshot Prize Council, makes a special appearance, expressing her deep passion for the ocean and advocating for its protection for the sake of future generations. "The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet" goes beyond merely addressing problems; it serves as a beacon of inspiration, illustrating the transformative power of collective action.

Embracing a stance in favor of environmental consciousness, STARZPLAY also presents “Action Planet: Meeting The Climate Challenge", another captivating docuseries. Hosted by Zinhle Essamuah, an esteemed journalist with a track record of insightful storytelling and feature reporting, and featuring Aaron Bernstein, the Interim Director of The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the series takes viewers around the globe, spotlighting innovative solutions for climate change and visionary individuals leading the charge towards a sustainable future.

The five-episode series, starting with "The State Of The Planet", delivers a comprehensive overview of the challenges we confront. Through compelling interviews, it engages viewers with insights from world-renowned climate scientists, unraveling the complexities of our environmental landscape.

With thousands of hours of premium content, including the best western content, Arabic shows, Turkish favorites, anime, and live sports, STARZPLAY is fast solidifying its position as a leading multi-faceted entertainment hub. The service is available in 19 countries across the MENA for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

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