When it's finished, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be Africa's largest hydroelectric plant. But not everyone is happy about its construction.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
Africa's tropical forests, which include the Congo Basin, are under constant threat. Deutsche Welle speaks to Proforest's Abraham Baffoe on what stands to be lost and what needs to be done to tackle deforestation.
Can scientists, activists, fishermen and consumers find a way to save the ancient Danube sturgeon? Killing the appetite for wild caviar would help, say conservationists.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's eco@africa, we shop at a Food Assembly in Germany, see how Lake Victoria's water hyacinths can be used as fertilizer and visit a chimpanzee orphanage in Liberia. Check out the show for this and much more.
As members of the lowest caste, Dalit women are among Nepal's poorest people. They're badly affected by climate change too. A farming project is helping them prepare for global warming. It's had a surprising side-effect.
On this edition, we meet the kids cleaning up their South African township and explore how an aquatic fern could make ships more eco-friendly.
Between May and July millions of sardines move northward along the east coast of South Africa, creating a feeding frenzy along the coastline.
Members of Nepal's lowest castes have few opportunities to improve their standing in life.
"In nature's economy the currency is not money, it is life." – Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist
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