Green Matters: Hot Beverage, Panda, Green Island (2007)
Valuable on Indonesia’s black market, civets are even more valuable in the wild as the key to the world’s most expensive coffee. Future home to the 2010 Olympic Games, London’s Thames Gateway is undergoing massive transformation, with a strong emphasis on green industries. Once the home for political prisoners, Taiwan’s Green Island, with its coral reefs and spectacular marine life, now attracts thousands of tourists. Following the Prius’s success as the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle, Toyota is testing new plug-in hybrids. A company selling unusual green gifts drew a lot of interest at an international gift showcase. It was an adventure in logistics when China fulfilled its promise to send not one, but two giant pandas to Madrid’s zoo.