Members of Nepal's lowest castes have few opportunities to change their standing in life. The caste system was officially abolished in the 1960s, but little has changed since then.
As members of the lowest caste, Dalit women are among Nepal's poorest people. They're badly affected by climate change too. A farming project is helping them prepare for global warming. It's had a surprising side-effect.
Taking a long walk might not seem like an obvious way to stop plastic pollution, but one woman in India is giving it a try. And she's attracting attention.
Greenhouses are not the only place that cucumbers grow. The waters around Madagascar have proved fertile ground for the ocean variety.
In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and deforestation, and help families save cash, with a solar-powered fix?
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