Yacht owners face a big problem these days: More and more ports are turning away vessels that run on fossil fuels. But now the French company Zodiac Nautic says it has a solution. It's created a 100 percent electric tender.
While diesel cars increasingly look to be on the way out, another big polluter is often ignored: shipping. Will electric vessels, including the first e-barges, help the industry clean up its act?
Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. The question is how ethically clean are they?
Two typhoons off Asia have forced long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte to suspend his attempt to swim across the Pacific. The Frenchman returned to port in Japan, but remains "as determined as ever" to complete the feat.
Small island states in the South Pacific, like Fiji, have been battered by cyclones. As these weather events become more extreme due to climate change, how do remote island communities recover after the storm has passed?
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