Cod stocks have dropped significantly in the western Baltic as a result of overfishing. A new kind of fishing net has been created to help: it's designed so that it catches flatfish while allowing cod to go free.
Scientists have found a high rate of tumors in flatfish in the Baltic Sea that could be linked to old munitions. Weaponry dumped in the sea at the end of World War II is leaching chemicals toxic to fish - and people.
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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Several nations are investing in a bio-based economy to slash carbon footprints. At a recent summit, experts point out how more work is needed to realize bioeconomy's potential as a climate solution.
The spill from a sunken Iranian oil tanker off the Chinese coast is now about the size of Malta. But much of the environmental danger may be lurking underneath the water.
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
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