Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
What's ahead of us in the new year? Will the new year bring us forward in cleaning up our polluted air and making our food and energy supplies more sustainable? Living Planet investigated what's going on in India, East Africa and Europe.