Ghana's “Hipsters of Nature” want to link environmental protection to culture and stage all kinds of awareness raising events to this end.
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."
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
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.
Ghana is about to trade 5 percent of its bauxite deposits to China for $15 billion. In a guest commentary by environmental advocate Joshua Amponsem, he questions the motives and long-term impact of such a move.
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