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)
Surveys in Europe and North America show a dramatic decline in the number of bugs buzzing around. Although global data are missing, many researchers are convinced this environmental disaster is happening worldwide.
The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution paving the way for an international pact on environmental laws. But the resolution had several opponents, including the US and Russia.
Bee populations have witnessed a steady decline over the past decade, according to the UN. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for people to "do something good for bees" as they face extinction.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's eco@africa, creeping and crawling in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, reducing food waste with solidarity fridges in France and the Wash King of Ghana. Have a look for all this and more!
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.
Morrocan agricultural enterprises suffer from effects of climate change. An insurance may reduce the losses.
Between May and July millions of sardines move northward along the east coast of South Africa.
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