Central Europe's last primordial forest in Germany is about to be obliterated to dig up dirty and inefficient lignite coal, despite Berlin's trumpeted green credentials. Insiders talks to all sides of the story, but RWE refuses to comment.
Mauritius is a very beautiful place. While visiting Mauritius in 1897, Mark Twain commented - “Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and heaven was copied from Mauritius”. With its sapphire waters and white sandy beaches, visitors will quickly find themselves agreeing.
Boyan Slat went diving in Greece aged 16 and saw more plastic bags than fish. Instead of wringing his hands he went on to set up a not-for-profit that aims to rid the oceans of 90% of their plastic by 2040. And he is well on his way to achieving this.