Is it OK to jog without a mask? Should you leave the car at home today? A citizen-led initiative in Germany is trying to answer those questions in real time with its network of pollution sensors.
The German city of Stuttgart is struggling to overcome its huge air pollution problem. There are options to reduce the environmental risks. Amongst them - a wall covered with moss.
Children in particular suffer from bad air. Manipulation of exhaust sensors for diesel cars - also known as Dieselgate - has resulted in more nitrogen oxide pollution. New research shows schools are also being affected.
Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including the death of Berlin's new polar bear cub and a shocking poaching incident at a French zoo.
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.
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
The Earth’s southernmost continent is almost entirely covered by ice almost 2 km thick. This week, one of the largest icebergs on record split from Antarctica. But experts say it could just be part of a natural cycle.
Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Coming from a non-bike-friendly city, Bormey Chy is a bit of a cycling novice. But when she got the chance to go for a spin on two wheels in Berlin, she liked it so much, she can't wait to do it again.
We tend to associate corals with warm, tropical regions. But there are also species that live in cold, dark, deep waters. What happens to these creatures as climate change warms the ocean and makes the water more acidic?
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.
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