Floating homes, tree detectives and solar-powered hair cuts. Join us on eco@africa for these and many more exciting environmental stories from Africa and Europe.
Education and fighting poverty are key to combatting the effects of extreme weather, says Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization.
In 2013, record flooding hit the South German village of Fischerdorf. Authorities are erecting new defenses to protect residents in the future. Our reporter spoke to locals still rebuilding their lives five years on.
African governments must take a fresh look at how they monitor climate change so they could 'identify what it brings to their countries,' warns Anaclet Rwegyarura.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"Moorlands are important for biodiversity. There are many rare plants and animals that only thrive on the moors and can't be found elsewhere in the landscape." – André Deter, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union
Their destructive power sweeps away everything in their path – but what volcano eruptions leave behind is a fertile environment that bursts forth with life.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
A German conservation group has warned that chemicals and river engineering have damaged around 92 percent of the country's freshwater. Germany is among the worst EU performers when it comes to water protection measures.
A startup in Kenya wants to revive Lake Victoria's ailing fishing businesses with an environmentally friendly fish farm.
This week on eco@africa: turning used cooking oil into biodiesel, urban farming and Terra Preta
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