The Canary Island of El Hierro, a model for sustainability

6 min

Available until 01/12/2024

It’s a paradise for hikers and divers. The smallest of the Canary Islands, El Hierro, has the well-deserved reputation of being one of the most sustainable islands in the world. About 60% of the land is protected and it’s the only island in the world to have operated autonomously for 28 days in a row thanks to wind and water power. From the government to the locals, everyone is committed to maintaining El Hierro’s sustainable charm.

Image

T. Vollherbst

Editing

J. Saccani

Journalist

M. Kreuzer

Sound

G. Haase

Country

  • France

  • Germany

Year

2023

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