Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against food insecurity and climate change.
Japanese banker Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara hardly fits today's caricature of a greedy, soulless banker. Instead, he campaigns against nuclear power, pays himself a modest salary and says compassion should be his company's key virtue.
The World's Laura Lynch meets an eco-adventurer who's combined low-tech and high-tech to turn a scrapyard bus into a green mobile home. Now he's planning a voyage around the world using sustainable fuels and a low-carbon budget.
A recent study suggests that the Mediterranean island of Cyprus runs the risk of becoming more like a desert by the end of this century from the effects of climate change. The World's Aaron Schachter has details.
The Pacific island nation of Palau has established the world's first no-fish zone for sharks. But the task of protecting the threatened fish got harder this week. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.
European countries are working to stop illegal logging in developing nations by keeping such wood out of European markets. It will be up to each of the 27 EU member states to draft laws of compliance. Gerry Hadden has more.