Rising sea levels are being matched by a rising number of holidaymakers travelling to the islands. A multitude of construction projects have tempted more tourists to The Maldives.
Illegal construction, timber smuggling and a decades-long conflict have degraded Kashmir valley's forests. But locals are stepping in to protect the unique nature of their home in the Himalayas.
The $500 million project aims to connect the capital, Male, with three nearby islands. India is trying to fend off Chinese influence in the region.
While most of the country is again considered a coronavirus risk area, the Canary Islands are hopeful for the winter season. Still the Spanish economy needs to rethink its strong reliance on tourism.
More snow cannons, lifts and cable cars: Many ski resorts are upgrading their facilities to combat climate change, despite criticism from environmentalists. Others are focusing on a more gentle form of winter tourism.
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