Thick mangrove forests used to grow on the Indonesian island of Java. Now, there are rows of fish farms. The environmental consequences are fatal. Without their protection, the sea is eroding the coast. But now there are moves to replant.
Thousands of gold miners are trying their luck in Chimanimani National Park: the ground is being dug up and mercury poisons the streams. Now the provincial government aims to legalize the mining to regulate more environmental protection. A good idea?
Over 90% of South Africa's reusable waste ends up in rubbish dumps. The Regenize startup wants to increase recycling. It employs former informal waste collectors to pick up reusable trash, and rewards participating households with vouchers.
This week's Global Snack comes from Indonesia. The island nation is famed for its range of traditional dishes, with each region having its own cuisine. We try out kerak telor, an egg-based specialty from Jakarta.
The Ebo rainforest in Cameroon is part of the second-largest tropical forest in the world. It is home to rare primates including gorillas. But poachers and logging companies threaten the forest and its inhabitants.
The growing appetite for milk and meat is pushing the planet to the edge. But it doesn't need to be that way since there are many plant-based alternatives that aren't bad for the environment and still taste good.
In the mountains of Veracruz, farmers belonging to the Nahua people grow coffee. But competing with corporations is a huge challenge. Their market advantage is a higher quality product from climate-friendly plantations.
Residents of Nairobi’s slums who can’t make their rent face violent eviction. Due to the pandemic, many people have been struggling to pay rent for months. Landlord Peter Chege also doesn’t shy away from hiring local gangs to carry out evictions.