Can energy crops such as rapeseed, sugar beet and China grass provide fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry? The newly founded Bioeconomy Science Center is trying to find out.
Palm oil is found in everything from food to cosmetics. Its rise to the status of the most widely consumed vegetable oil has had devastating effects on forests, wildlife - and most recently some of Hong Kong's beaches.
Rwanda's wildlife is under threat from hunters and habitat loss. One biologist is hoping honey and holidaymakers can make a difference.
Overpopulation is seen as one of the biggest environmental threats our planet faces. But is the problem too many people - or too much consumption?
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
Tanguar haor in Bangladesh is not just a place to hang your hammock; it's a unique wetland ecosystem, teeming with life. It also supports freshwater fisheries, contributing to the country's food production and security.
With its dramatic and beautiful coastline, Mexico's Baha Concepcion provides excellent photo opportunities as well as a quiet beaches to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Cairo's Al-Azhar Park is still going strong and changing its neighborhood for the better 12 years after it was first opened. Built on a rubbish heap, the park gives the crowded city some much-needed room to breathe.
The 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.
No hope for orangutans? Ahead of International Orangutan Day on Saturday environmentalists says the big apes are still on the brink of extinction due to deforestation.
People around the world have pledged to plant 250,000 trees to counter the US President's "disgraceful" decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.
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