Brazil's northeast is in the midst of its worst drought on record. The government is speeding up a project to bring relief to the region.
Sebastian Vettel may have lost the title but he showed his quality with victory in Brazil. Valteri Bottas took second place despite starting on pole, while Lewis Hamilton finished fourth after starting in the pits.
Surviving under harsh conditions is one thing. Growing for 1,500 years, building dunes and producing melons is quite another. Meet two plants that have perfected life in the desert.
African ranchers are forced to seek new pastures after traditional grazing lands have dried up, putting them on a collision course with local farmers. In some areas, lands previously herded are being used for farming.
The Germanwatch think tank says in its latest climate risk report that Pakistan is the world's seventh most vulnerable country to climate change. In a DW interview, expert Tariq Banuri explains the reasons behind this.
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