Sean and Jeff have a green thumb and a green idea. They are selling eco-friendly Christmas trees. The two live in Vancouver on the west coast of Canada. Lots of rain and humidity make it an ideal climate for growing saplings. These trees are headed for someone's living room. What makes them special is that they are living... not cut!
At this monastery two hours north of Bangkok, drug addicts drink a daily potion made from a secret herbal recipe as part of an extreme detox programme developed by Thai monks to help drug addicts worldwide to finally quit drugs.
At an Islamic school in Kinshasa, Pakistani and Sudanese doctors are treating eye conditions for free. Doctors work on behalf of "Al Basar International Foundation" which organises blindness control programmes.
Selling for an astonishing $1,500 dollars a kilo, Virgin White Tea is more expensive than silver. And this is why: master tea-maker Malinga Gunaratne uses an ancient Chinese method of manufacturing tea without it ever touching human skin.
In early July, Mexican authorities arrested Arnoldo Rueda, a leader of the drug cartel La Familia. Just days later, twelve policemen's bodies were found by the authorities. The drugs war in Mexico has seen nearly 8,000 killed since the start of 2008.
The town of Santo Comba Dao in the center of Portugal is the hometown of the former dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. The house where he was born is soon going to be converted into a museum about his life.
In Pakistan, Kusras are homosexual men dressed as women, who often earn a living as dancers - something biological women are not allowed to do. Accepted by society, Kusras do not have to adhere to certain societal Islamic rules.