It's mission accomplished for Planet Solar. The biggest solar-powered boat in the world has travelled 20,000 kilometres in five months. Its team gathered samples along the Gulf Stream over several months to understand the effects of climate change.
We travel across the globe and meet the people behind the most fascinating environmental, health and technological innovations in a bid for sustainable solutions to our changing world. Join the team every other Sunday at 8.45 pm Paris time.
2014-03-02 Sustainable development
Imagine all the food produced each year and then consider that one third of it is either lost or goes to waste. At the same time, 870 million people go hungry each day. It’s a paradox...
2014-02-16 Sustainable development
When India launched its first missile bound for Mars last November, the endeavour was considered as much a financial accomplishment as a technical milestone. The Indians had somehow...
2014-02-02 Sustainable development
Faced with high food prices, poverty and rapid population growth, the residents of Nairobi's slums have adopted a novel form of intensive agriculture: a farm-in-a-bag.
2013-11-21 Sustainable development
In the United States, hundreds of inmates are finding redemption in conservation. We meet some of these prisoners who are embracing a project that brings science and nature inside their...
The rapid evolution of 3D printing has made it possible to print practically any object in three dimensions. It's the beginning, some say, of a new industrial revolution.