Tackling microplastic pollution in Europe’s rivers

· Euronews · Sambuca, Italy

How much plastic ends up in our rivers? And what are the effects on our health and the environment? A group of Italian citizens and scientists have come together to try to answer these questions. Several times a year, the

Diving in Okinawa

· Euronews · Okinawa, Japan

Our Japanese Adventures set sail to Okinawa, the country’s southernmost islands. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “Okinawa is Japan’s subtropical paradise: its crystal-blue waters with pristine coral reefs are among the world’s greatest scuba diving destinations.” The water is warm, and its transparency

Exploring Japan’s hot springs

· Euronews · Beppu, Japan

Beppu, the Japanese spa resort on the island of Kyushu, is famous for its onsen — natural hot springs. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “In Japan, underground heat turns into a rather heavenly experience for many tourists visiting the hot spring town of

Cycling over the sea

· Euronews · Shimanami Kaido, Japan

In this episode of Adventures, we hop on bikes in our continuing exploration of Japanese islands. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “Did you know that in Japan, you can cross the sea on a bicycle? Small islands between Honshu and Shikoku are linked

Exploring Japan’s wonders by kayak

· Euronews · Miyajima, Japan

Our Japanese Adventures continue on Itsukushima – a small island in Hiroshima Bay, often called Miyajima, or the “Shrine Island”. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “It’s rather unusual to discover a famous landmark on a kayak, except if you’re visiting the Itsukushima Shrine,

Pilgrimage trail on Shikoku Island

· Euronews · Shikoku Island, Japan

A journey of discovery and enlightenment: our Japanese Adventures continue on the island of Shikoku with its 88 temples welcoming pilgrims from around the world. Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four principle islands, is encircled with sacred places of Buddhism.

Would-be ninjas nurture their inner warrior in Akame, Japan

· Euronews · Akame, Japan

Our Japanese Adventures begin on the Honshu island where the pristine forest in Iga Province is known as the birthplace of ninja. Ninja is the stuff of legends and many action films. Now, anybody can let out their inner ninja

Trailer: Japanese Adventures

· Euronews · Japan

This month, we embark on a quest for adventures in Japan! A place where legends come to life, where the sea can be crossed on a bicycle, where underground heat can be heavenly… …and underwater chasms beam with light. Join

New technology juices up the food industry

· Euronews · Cahir (Ireland), Zaragoza (Spain)

Pulsed electric field technology could revolutionise the way we process food – saving time, resources and nutrients. If you like your fruit juice fresh, your olive oil extra virgin and your cider aromatic, there’s good news: an electrifying new technology

New technology: destroyer or creator of jobs?

· Euronews · Fayoum, Egypt; Boston, USA

Workers across the world are increasingly aware of what many consider an existential threat to a wide array of jobs. Safe and efficient autonomous vehicles, for example, may make truck drivers obsolete in the not too distant future. At the