Latest update: 12/05/2011
- agriculture - Bolivia - China - environment - France - water - weather
Too hot to handle
This week, Environment comes to you to Essonne, one of the French regions scorching from summer temperatures in spring. As groundwater reserves dip to worrying lows, we meet local farmers to find out more. We also focus on China, where water from flood plains in the south is being rerouted north, and Bolivia, where drought is threatening the quinoa crop.
By Eve IRVINE