This film tells the story of the St Petersburg Flood Barrier.
After 30 years in the making, this giant construction project to protect the beautiful city of St Petersburg from catastrophic flooding is drawing close to completion.
Mark Gabriel is the author of Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future, which has gained national attention in its practical view of opportunities and challenges faced by the industry as well as winning the 2009 Indie Award for excellence in Environmental Writing.
Looking at how the utilities industry can meet society's needs this century, Mark talks about the benefits that a sustainable energy economy could bring us.
The Halcrow Foundation supports projects around the world that strive to give women equal rights, status and opportunities to men. One such project is in rural India where the foundation is supporting a micro credit scheme, which empowers village women through economic independence.
With the full support of the Romanian authorities, the UK charity F.R.O.D.O. is implementing an ‘institutional transformation’ programme, called CARIS, to deliver dramatic improvements to the lives of disabled children in the country’s state orphanages – much of which was previously spent restrained in their beds.
Developed and implemented by F.R.O.D.O, CARIS introduces stimulation and sensory exercises to help children in care reach their full potential.