On the stunning Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a battle is brewing. Climate change is causing new creatures to invade the region’s waters, leaving local ecological systems in peril. Meanwhile, mountainous piles of plastic waste spoil the pristine beaches that lure over 4 million tourists to the island each year.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Our presenter Sineb El Masrar meets locals fighting both ecological and social problems in unique ways. From battling invasive lionfish to recycling plastic, dedicated activists and businesses are working to preserve Cyprus’s beauty for generations to come.