Around a quarter of Europe’s power comes from nuclear energy, leaving waste that will remain radioactive for 100,000 years. Finland has found an answer to permanently storing this toxic legacy.
This week, we find eco inspiration in Kenya’s recycled pencils and the Berlin restaurant serving up food that was headed for the trash. Plus, will Zulu warriors switch to fake fur to save the leopard?
Tourists flock to Chernobyl 30 years on, controversy looms over Britain’s planned nuclear energy project, clean energy's thirst poses risks to global water resources, and Germany’s brown coal gets a green make-over.
This week Living Planet looks at the post-Brexit future of the British fishing industry, Rio's Guanabara Bay where Olympic sailors will be racing through raw sewage and wave power in Finland.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's Living Planet: From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green.
We report on blast fishing in Tanzania, recycling in Nigeria and Kenya, and an island sanctuary in Uganda giving orphaned chimps a second chance. Plus, Benin’s secret to sustainable animal husbandry.
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Life mimics art as Schwarzenegger's species takes all the purity and strength while DeVito's gets the dregs. DNA anaylsis reveals two twin plants are more closely related to other species than to each other.
Environment Secretary Regina Lopez continues her crackdown on mining in Philippines, having previously ordered the closure of more than half the country's open-pit mining projects.
Marching protesters, marching crabs, plastic eating moths and fake clouds. Join us as we take a look through the lens at some green events from around the world over the past week.
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