Groups of children in Costa Rica are heading off into the rainforest to help save the planet with their bare hands, by planting trees.
ITV News has travelled to areas of the Earth on the edge of environmental catastrophe to bear witness to the scale of deforestation.
At first I couldn’t understand what the young woman was doing kneeling alone in the middle of a dry river bed.
In the back of an old van bumping along appallingly pot holed roads I witnessed a scene more in keeping with a spy novel than a news story.
From the air you can see why they call this land the jewel in the crown of Colombia's Amazon rainforest. But the lush land is under threat.