Trees are all around the world - they provide shelter, food and wood.
Forests also play a crucial role in absorbing carbon dioxide and thus regulating the global climate. People have already deforested large swaths of the world, with consequences for ecosystems, plants and animals, and even humans themselves.
As India's economy grows, so does the amount of disposable plastic thrown away every day. Now one company has an ingenious solution to India’s plastic waste problem, which is helping a remote community to preserve their tribal customs and maintain a healthy forest while making a living.
Client Earth CEO James Thornton how using the law creatively helps to save the planet / Marid's new traffic restrictions to curb air pollution meet mixed reactions / villagers in India use plastic waste to create new items while protecting their tribal culture and their ancient forest.
Germany is drawing international environmental activists to protest its continued use of coal. While the nation waits for a January decision about its coal phase-out plans and it heads to COP 24 without an answer, the world is left to wonder, when will Germany really kick its coal habit?
Wisent reintroduction experts have been urged by Germany's top civil court to find a solution in their row with forest-owners. Angered by bark grazing, plaintiffs want Germany's only wild bison removed from their woods.
From a small amphibian with miraculous regeneration properties, to wild animals wandering the streets of Nairobi — and even the healing powers of our forests. We take a closer look at the weird and wonderful life that calls our planet home, and ask some hard questions about the future of the planet's biodiversity.
Forest therapy or "forest bathing" began in Japan about 30 years ago. It's all about slowing down, engaging the senses and tuning in to your surroundings. Now, this natural stress-reducing method is being practiced all around the world. Sian Griffiths ventured into the Canadian woods to explore the benefits for herself.