We travel to meet the people behind fascinating environmental, health and technological innovations in a bid for sustainable solutions to our changing world. Saturday at 6.10 pm. We’ll be back in September with a new series.
The world is a better place for women and girls in 2016 than even a decade ago. But that's not the case for everyone, and certainly not everywhere. Access to job opportunities is...
Species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise. Scientists are calling it the sixth mass extinction and it's largely driven by man. This week the...
Historically known for taking lives, drones are now emerging as one of the most promising tools for health and emergency services.
2016-05-27 Sustainable development
This week Down to Earth explores the alarming rate in which plastic has plastered the planet. Since it was invented a century ago the petroleum-based material has invaded all...
In this new episode of "Down to Earth", we head to Senegal, where only three out of five households have access to electricity