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It might sound like a tall tale, but giraffes are in danger. Their numbers are falling in West Africa. But there's hope. Conservation groups hope a protected area in Niger could help.
Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including rights for two Indian rivers, a fish out of water and the crippling effects of drought.
Good news for Adélie penguins - the species of Happy Feet fame - as scientists revise their numbers upwards by millions.
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects that we profile.
An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
Zoos In Czech Republic and Belgium are sawing off their rhinos' horns protect the animals, after poachers shot dead a white rhino in a French zoo. Other zoos may follow suit. But is this really the best solution?
Landmarks across the world are set to go dark for an hour on Saturday to shed light on climate change. The annual Earth Hour event has grown into a global movement urging climate action. But can it make a difference?
A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong. The effort needs to come on strong early - and lessons can be learned from the evolution of computing.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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