We explore the controversial genetically modified maize known as GM 1507, which was designed to be resistant to pests, but reality isn't living up to promises. In Brazil, caterpillars have destroyed maize harvests and increasing the use of pesticides. We take a look at Coral reefs around the Maldives. These reefs are among the most diverse, species-rich habitats on the planet, but the underwater world is under threat. Now efforts are underway for everyone to assume responsibility to help save the coral reefs. India experiences devastating forest fires every year. We meet a new inventor helping to solve the problem with the trees themselves. And we visit Kenya where there are huge underground water supplies, but still leaves it's people high and dry.
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Episode #617 / Length: 26 minutes