Canada: The controversial Keystone XL Pipeline - It's a project that could be worth billions. If approved, the Keystone-XL-Pipeline would transport Canadian oil across the United States and on to the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental activists have been protesting against it for years. For years, environmental activists have been fighting plans to build an oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Now the project could be about to get the green light. A report commissioned by the US State department concluded that the pipeline would not have a negative impact on either people or the environment. Now it is up to President Obama to decide what happens next. Global Snack: Ayam Pelalah - Balinese Chicken - This hugely popular snack comes from the Indonesian island of Bali. The Sambal sauce, made of chili peppers and tomatoes gives it its distinctively spicy taste. The chicken is fried together with onions, garlic and herbs. Serve it with the tangy sauce and you've got a delicious snack! Nigeria: Floating School for Slum Children - Home to over 15 million people, Lagos has become a major business hub. Investors from all over the world are flocking there to exploit its large oil reserves. Authorities want to use the opportunity to improve the city's image. Top of their list is dealing with the floating Makoko slum. Over 100, 000 people live in the "Venice of the Poor." In an attempt to prevent the 200 year-old water settlement from being demolished, a Nigerian architect has built a floating school. His aim is to make Makoko more attractive and preserve the livelihoods of the next generation. Bangladesh: Saving River Dolphins - Ganges Dolphins are found in one of the most densely-populated areas of the world. Over-population and the battle for resources are not only threatening their survival but that of several species of freshwater fish. In Pabna on the River Ganges, several species of fish have already been wiped out. With the help of German Development Agency GIZ, locals are working towards saving the eco-system.
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Episode #618 / Length: 26 minutes