Carbon dioxide is the biggest environmental no-no of the modern age, but as scientists in the Bavarian city of Munich are keen to demonstrate, the climate behemoth can be tamed.
Oceans cover more than two-thirds of our planet and give us food, energy and other resources. But worldwide, this fantastic underwater world is in danger. Is there still time to prevent the worst?
Plastic pollution and overfishing may currently be in the headlines. But rising CO2 emissions are also a key threat to the ocean that covers 71 percent of the planet, and a major challenge for future life on Earth.
The World Conservation Congress - the largest environment decision-making forum - is taking place in Hawaii. Ocean and climate change are high on the agenda. UN advisor Susan Avery tells DW why the two go together.
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
Researchers have uncovered a weakness in the system used to secure Wi-Fi networks that could allow hackers to access data including passwords and emails. Experts have warned the flaw could leave millions vulnerable.
The latest European Sentinel satellite went into orbit after taking off from Russia. It will provide data to help emergency services manage their response to natural disasters.
Asteroid 2012 TC4 will pass mighty close by our planet this Thursday. A direct hit would cause untold destruction. So, are we really prepared for such an event?
Researchers from a Swiss university have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child's mother lives close to an oil spill before conception. The findings are worrying for residents of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
Pollution is deadly — and bad for the economy. So why does the environment continue to be abused and neglected?
Ants are known by turns as tiny industrious creatures, pests, and amazing team workers. But a new study shows they are also quite the little funeral directors.
On this week's eco@africa, we sip green wine in South Africa, learn how soda cans can be turned into cooking pots and see how a group is trying to protect the world's last three white rhinos.
German consulates are contracting out more and more visa application services, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed. Critics fear that the practice could increase the risk of data leaks — and the temptation to corruption.
G7 countries and leading technology companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter have agreed to work together to combat online terror propaganda. The accord is aimed at blocking jihadi content online.
The bloc's anti-trust officials have searched the offices of the premium carmaker this week in a probe investigating BMW and four other German automobile firms for suspected anti-competitive practices.
Catalans have started withdrawing 150 or 160 euros ($188) from banks that have moved their headquarters. The action is in reference to Article 155 of the Spanish constitution which allows for taking control of Catalonia.
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