Eco-Toilet, Hydropower, Ivory

Green Matters
S1:Ep623 mins2007Guest: Abbe Holmes

More than 2 billion liters of clean water are flushed away every day in the U.K. alone, but a British inventor hopes to cut that amount by more than 80 percent. Each year Russia’s Koryak people gather to celebrate the natural bounty of the reindeer herds they tend. The Embu district in Kenya is rather unusual in that it has an abundance of water, which one town has put to use with a hydro turbine. Thanks to a British company, the rubber no longer merely meets the road – it is the road. Sea ferries in Mumbai are becoming more environmentally friendly. Ivory poachers with automatic rifles brought elephant numbers dangerously low. And in England, a couple turns their white wedding green.

Featuring: Abbe Holmes
Video Language: English