The impact of climate change is becoming evident in Alaska faster and more dramatically than anywhere else on earth. Deutsche Welle reporter Irene Quaile visited Alaska with the Climate Change College.
Last year has broken climate records: It has been the warmest year since records began and extreme weather events have increased around the world. Two recent reports confirm, once again, that climate change is happening.
Water is life. From having too much to not enough, we explore the impact a warming world is having on access to water.
The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet. And it won't be the last, says Deke Arndt, head of the climate monitoring branch at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. He tells DW water will be increasingly important.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
Centuries ago nature reclaimed what was once only a Zen Buddhist temple compound and turned it into a natural wonder. Now a plush green carpet of velvety moss covers this exceptional garden in Japan.
The Namib desert in southern Africa is a hostile place: scorching hot by day, freezing at night, and there is little to eat in the barren landscape. But an amazing array of species has evolved here. Here's why.
For many animals, the solar eclipse went by as a very short night-day cycle. Others, like nocturnal cave-dwellers, tend to sleep through the short-lived period of darkness.
Two vessels collided in the Pearl River Estuary, sending 1000 tons of palm oil spilling into the water.
After being decimated during civil war many had given up on saving the country's parks. Luckily one man had other ideas.
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