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 Clothing Bank in South Africa; see how plastic is filling up our oceans and learn about sustainable bookmaking in Ethiopia. This and much more!
Join us in Zanzibar, where climate change is threatening the seaweed industry. Plus: Making paper out of grass, fashioning handbags from plastic waste and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
Population growth around Ethiopia’s stunning Simien Mountains has had a devastating effect on its flora and fauna. Could a new scheme linking local businesses with conservation could be the way forward?
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
Centuries ago nature reclaimed what was once only a Zen Buddhist temple compound and turned it into a natural wonder. Now a plush green carpet of velvety moss covers this exceptional garden in Japan.
The Namib desert in southern Africa is a hostile place: scorching hot by day, freezing at night, and there is little to eat in the barren landscape. But an amazing array of species has evolved here. Here's why.
Two vessels collided in the Pearl River Estuary, sending 1000 tons of palm oil spilling into the water.
After being decimated during civil war many had given up on saving the country's parks. Luckily one man had other ideas.
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