Green issues are a global concern, but Britain is leading the way with great green innovation. This year's Olympics will set a new record – as the most environmentally friendly games ever.

If you'd like to talk about green issues and the environment in class, there is a Green is Great lesson plan on the British Council TeachingEnglish site.

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You might not think of Britain as a tropical country, but at the Eden Project they have their very own rainforest! Richard learns about the centre's cutting-edge work in research and education, and pretends to be a bat for one of the world's rarest plants.

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Richard is blown away by the cutting edge of green technology, and sees how London's Olympic Stadium wins gold in the green Games.

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