Felix Gaedtke

Climate SOS

Climate change: Arctic reindeer herders on thin ice

Sami reindeer herders in Norway fear climate change could force the abandonment of a thousand-year way of life.

Arts & Culture

Bucking the American rodeo tradition

US bull riding and wrestling competition comes under fire from animal rights groups who call it cruel.


'Earthship' revolution in the US

Once described as 'idiotic', new eco-friendly, self-sustaining homes are proving its critics wrong.

Science & Technology

No more trashing US 'Earthship' homes

Eco-friendly New Mexico houses made of garbage such as old tyres, beer cans, and glass bottles have gone mainstream.


Can Iceland become the 'Switzerland of data'?

Amid government snooping, tiny Nordic nation hopes to brand itself as a safe haven for data privacy around the globe.


Albania hunting ban takes aim at depopulation

Wildlife numbers falling rapidly, but a controversial new ban on hunting seeks to protect Albania's animals.


Art of change in post-war Kosovo

Many artists are using their work to raise social, economic, and political issues in Kosovo post independence.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Mumbai's gay pride parade

Thousands turned out in India's financial capital for the city's first march since gay sex was criminalised once again.


Turkey's rock 'n' roll imam spurs controversy

Country's religious authority investigating whether Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer's music is 'un-Islamic', as band faces threats.


Nigeria's water-starved 'Venice of Africa'

Disease thrives amid drinking water shortage in Lagos' 200-year-old Makoko slum.

Business & Economy

Food feuds continue to simmer in the Caucasus

Pride and markets are at stake as countries in the troubled region accuse one another of gastronomical plagiarism.

Poverty & Development

Chess mania captures Armenia's attention

Small Caucasus country is the first in the world to make chess mandatory in schools, aiming to build a better society.