Planet Home: Season 2
The Isle of Eigg - Scotland
Season 1, Episode 16 • Documentary, Special Interest
A few years ago, the locals decided to buy the island off a private landlord who wasn't very committed to it, and who didn't care much for their issues. With the help of the region and a group loan, they managed to take charge of their land again. This independence allowed them to take an ambitious and ground breaking decision: making renewable energies the only source of energy on the island.
Up Next in Season 2
An Extraordinary Family Home - Romania
Welcome to Buzau, Romania. In this small village lost between forests and volcanoes, we set out to discover one of the only sustainable houses in the area.
Hélène, her husband and their three children are French but have been living in Romania for 10 years. The desire to leave Bucharest's madnes...
Chole Mjini Lodge - Tanzania
Chole island is about 25 km away from the city of Dar es Salaam and is only accessible by boat; the island has no roads, no cars, no drinking water and no electricity. Anne and Jean de Villiers moved to the island over 20 years ago with the idea of building an unconventional hotel.
The Yurt House - Corrèze
We went to Corrèze, just outside Tulle, to discover Christiane and Jean-François' yurt-house.
A bioclimatic house with an energy-plus label, it has perfectly adapted to its surroundings. The couple and their discuss architect their circular Yurt project.