The organizers of the UN biodiversity conference that ended in Bonn on Friday evening claimed success in securing funding to protect wildlife, while activists voiced disappointment over what they saw as slow progress. (31.05.2008)
Setting a highlight at an otherwise floundering UN biodiversity conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to boost funding for a species protection and nature conservancy program. (28.05.2008)
Halfway through a two-week conference in Germany on biodiversity, enough progress has been made to avoid total failure, but much more remains to be done at the UN event. (26.05.2008)
In her weekly video message to the nation, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that there was all life on earth was in danger unless more action was taken to prevent the growing extinction of species around the world. (24.05.2008)
A new study warns that destroying the diversity of animal and plant life can have serious repercussions for the world economy, with the poor bearing the brunt of the cost. DW-RADIO spoke to the report's lead author. (23.05.2008)
Protecting biodiversity is one of the most important global challenges, Germany's Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Monday, May 19. He spoke at the start of a two-week United Nations conference on the topic. (19.05.2008)
At this week's UN conference on biodiversity, Germany will present itself as a role model when it comes to the environment. DW-WORLD.DE's Thorsten Schäfer says that there's really not much to brag about. (19.05.2008)
The UN Convention of Biological Diversity meets starting Monday, May 19, in Bonn to seek ways to preserve the diversity of animal and plant life in the face of challenges such as pollution and global warming. (18.05.2008)
Thousands of German bee-keepers are readying claims for compensation after scientists traced the cause of mass deaths among bees: a pesticide that coated maize seed. (17.05.2008)
A UN conference on risks relating to genetic engineering in the agricultural sector opened in the former West German capital of Bonn on Monday amid differences among the delegates. (12.05.2008)
German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned of the dangers of failing to halt the loss of threatened species. His words echoed those of experts concerned about the future of natural cures. (08.05.2008)
With tropical rainforests continuing to disappear at an alarming rate, the EU is partially to blame for importing illegally felled timber. So what is Brussels planning to do? (17.04.2008)
At the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 nations passed a resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in our seas. Although it's not a legally binding treaty, it could pave the way to one.
Two weeks, 25,000 people, late-night compromise: This year's UN climate talks were more process than results. But important threads emerged — at official negotiations as well as on the sidelines. And, there's still hope!
Kenya and Rwanda are seen by the UN as exemplary in the fight against a deadly menace: pollution. An international meeting in Nairobi is trying to come up with a global strategy to protect humankind.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
A polar bear can barely walk through an Arctic landscape almost void of ice. The photographer has said his team members were "pushing through their tears" to film the scene.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
Across western Africa, people in rural communities are taking the future into their own hands with local initiatives to fight climate change and pollution, and improve public health and education.
You're very unlikely to find two snowflakes that look exactly the same. These are the basic shapes.
This week on eco@africa: massive moorlands in Congo, baboon break-ins and traditional African veggies.
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