In this week's eco@africa, we visit a tiny island where some fishermen are facing off with big trawlers, find out how to recharge a phone with a plant and check out some other green innovations.
The meat industry is being blamed for the worst ever dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Why do these oxygen-poor stretches of ocean, which can't support most marine life, continue to expand? Global Ideas takes a look.
The collapse of fisheries, decline of coral reefs and drought are all hitting Madagascar hard. But fishermen are coping with scarce and stressed resources in the Indian Ocean by coming up with new alternatives.
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.
DW's Harald Franzen had always looked south from his home in central Germany for his family beach vacations, but an invite to explore Germany's seas led to some fascinating discoveries - before he even got on board.
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