Five acres of Ancient Woodland will be destroyed to make way for a 2-mile bypass. Local residents have fought a 10-year battle to stop this road but their voices have been ignored and work started on 29th January.
The remote island of Sakhalin is part of the route of the grey whale. Fears are that development will lead to renewed depletion of the grey whale population, numbers of which stand currently at around 100.
In Cambodia, WiFi-equipped motorcyclists pull up to schools, download all the email, drive to the next village, and dump off copies of locally-destined mail, picking up their outgoing mail and delivering it to the next town.