Every hour in Colombia, 25 hectores of virgin forest are destroyed. Colombia is home to almost 10% the world’s species and is the second most biologically diverse country on Earth. But this extraordinary heritage that is now threatened by the disappearance of its primary forests. We accompany the soldiers trying to protect the Colombian Amazon and see how illegally logged timber enters the global market.
Decades of illegal dumping haven’t just poisoned the land and water. Child cancer rates are unusually high and the air is toxic.More info
Gold panning is illegal in French Guyana, and soldiers destroy candestine mines. But the illegal migrants who work there have little other option.More info
In the past 30 years, nearly half the animals of Cameroon have disappeared. We meet those trying to keep them safe.More info