Ghana's “Hipsters of Nature” want to link environmental protection to culture and stage all kinds of awareness raising events to this end.
In African countries, failure to correctly manage waste disposal has led to flooding and the outbreak of diseases. Experts met in Ghana to try and come up with some urgent solutions. DW's Isaac Kaledzi reports
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on: What's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
Flooded streets and destroyed homes are the immediate results of Harvey. But now, a toxic soup is threatening people and nature in a city known as the "oil capital of the world."
Plastic is useful - for packaging, tires, clothing, and much else. But 2 percent of plastics produced end up in the ocean. It enters the food chain - even reaching us. A new analysis highlights the scale of the problem.
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