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14
DEC
2019

The islands that vanish beneath the sea

The hallig islands in the Wadden Sea are used to flooding events. The local population is used to their land being swallowed by the sea. But in recent years, they've experienced terrifying storms.
01
MAR
2019

Rwanda's golden monkeys in danger

Golden monkeys can only be found in the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda. As their habitat is shrinking rapidly, a company's new stove could help preserve the forests where the monkeys live.
25
FEB
2019

Light and Darkness in Uganda

If you want to have light in rural Uganda, kerosene lamps are the method of choice. But these lamps are dangerous, unhealthy and contribute to climate change. In the last couple of year, more and more people save money to buy a solar power kit.
18
FEB
2019

Pulque - The Drink of the Gods

For more than a millennium, Mexicans have been drinking pulque, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented agave juice. Its popularity has dropped in recent decades, but pulque seems to be making a comeback - which also has benefits for the environment.
04
FEB
2019

Colombia: Surviving on the Rio Magdalena

Millions of people living along the Rio Magdalena are feeling the sting of climate change, as fish stocks — and the river itself — dries up. But they're taking action to preserve their unique landscape and way of life.
28
JAN
2019

Peru: Plant your Future

For centuries, the people of the Peruvian Andes have used their forests only as a source for fire wood. Now the mountains are almost completely deforested. An annual tree-planting ceremony shall bring back the green to the Andes.
14
JAN
2019

Indonesia: The sinking capital

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is sinking by up to 25 centimeters every year. Urban planners try to prevent the worst. But walls alone do not help against the floods. In the Tongkol settlement, people are now take action.
21
DEC
2018

Green pumps for Jordan's water

Jordan goes to great lengths to get water to its people. In the dry country that requires a lot of power and the water still doesn't always reach its destination. New technology could be the solution.
17
DEC
2018

Brazil: Bringing light to the Kalunga

The Kalunga live in remote settlements in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Brazil. These people of African origin whose ancestors were slaves still live in poverty, usually off-grid. The NGO Litro de Luz is introducing them to solar power.

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