A Decade Of Struggle: The Ordos Grasslands

Photo | 22 July, 2013

Zhang Dadi from the Adaohai Number 1 Commune has a 150-meter deep well that he uses to irrigate his crops. Last year he planted 20 mu of land but could only irrigate 15 mu (1 hectare). This year he planted 15 mu but could only irrigate 8, the remaining 7 mu didn’t get irrigated. The water table drops every year and it doesn’t rain. Corn planted over a month ago still hasn’t started to sprout. Haolebaoji, Inner Mongolia.

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PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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