The construction of a new airport in Turkey is causing problems for the environment and people. Some farmers have been forced to move for the project. Others are staying to fight for their rights.
Police in Turkey have rounded up hundreds of construction workers at Istanbul's new airport after they protested labor safety, bed bugs in their accommodations, delayed salaries and colleagues' deaths.
The building of Istanbul’s new airport is considered one of President Erdogan's prestige projects. But after hundreds of workers protested labor conditions, the police are now keeping a close eye on them.
During the annual wet season, Christmas Island gets covered in a seething mass of millions of red crabs. The crustaceans cross roads and scale cliffs to reach the sea and breed in one of the world's greatest migrations.
Forests, particularly tropical ones, are fundamental to the fight against climate change. They produce oxygen, store carbon and are home to millions of people and animals. Yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate.
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