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Changing the game
This week on World in Progress: A Moroccan woman changing the game in the male-dominated world of fishing, a gym that uses energy from working out to power corn mills and oil presses, and how Russian video gaming professionals who have fled to Serbia are shaking things up.
Looking for new ways of living together
The Canary Islands, located roughly 100 kilometers off the coast of Africa, have seen a large influx of refugees arriving by boat in recent years. On this week’s show, we hear from people who’ve made the harrowing journey, and those who are trying to help them start a new life.
Too little, too late: the lack of affordable housing
This week on World in Progress: Affordable housing is hard to come by. The situation is particularly dire in some cities in Turkey where inflation is high, and apartments are few and far between. And some people in the Netherlands are building their own town from the ground up.
Clean cut for pellets: How Europe's clean energy policies harm forests
With energy prices skyrocketing in Europe, the demand for wood pellets is increasing. While many homeowners want an alternative to costly oil and gas heating, coal plants switching to burning wood chips make huge profits thanks to EU subsidies. But protected forest areas are destroyed at alarming rates, and critics demand a policy change and better forests protection.