Encouraging young people to find out about environmental issues isn’t always easy. Current solutions to eco-issues are often seen as negative. Don’t use plastic bags, don’t make unnecessary car journeys – these are just two examples on a long list of what not to do in order to save the planet.
Dr Claudia Lux is at the forefront of an initiative that will benefit the Qatari population for many years to come.
It’s early morning in mid-summer as a group of off-road vehicles gather on the edge of a desert outcrop at Ras Laffan, north east of Doha, Qatar. The drivers aren’t about to embark on some mysterious off-road rally, they are actually going to help in a scientific research project.