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.
Most people know of corals along coastlines - but there are also beautiful corals growing in deeper waters. Researchers at the GEOMAR Institute in Kiel, Germany, are running tests to see how these corals react to warmer and more acidic waters. Results are mixed.
Climate change can be a good thing. At least for the arid Sahel region in Africa, where rainfall has been increasing as the world warms up. But to avoid dire negative consequences, precautions must be taken now.
We hear warnings about climate change on a daily basis. While global leaders dally over policy, what individual actions can we take to reduce global warming? A new study has some very concrete suggestions.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Japanese snow monkeys enthrall many with their bathing antics in hot springs. But growing development in Japan is making encounters between humans and the macaques more frequent – with bad consequences for the monkeys.
Perplexed that no one was promoting Māori food, a New Zealand chef ventured to acquaint his people with their native flavors. Today, Charles Royal offers food tours and supplies sustainably foraged plants from the bush.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an initiative is tackling growing waste in Zanzibar, pulling giraffes back from the brink in western Africa and dealing with all the food you can't eat. All this and more!
Our planet is full of amazing animals, peculiar plants, funky fungi and odd phenomena. Global Ideas takes a look at an marine wonder dubbed the 'shrimp from Mars' by scientists. It's got some incredible abilities.
Ocean conservationist Kerstin Forsberg is working hard to protect giant manta rays on Peru's coast.
Africans have known about the fruit's unique qualities for generations - now demand is growing around the world.
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