The environment is all around us, and humans depend on it to live.
Plants and animals, but also soil, water and climate: The environment is all around us, and we depend on it to survive. Environmental topics touch our lives every day, from where the food we eat comes from, to how the energy we consume is made, to what happens with the waste we produce. Here is an automatic compilation of DW content on environmental topics.
Navajo Native Americans live across several states in southwest United States. Their territory was once a centre of uranium mining, but that came to an end come 30 years ago. Today, with more than 500 abandoned mines scattered across the countryside, the legacy of uranium remains.
A Peruvian farmer is suing German energy giant RWE. Saúl Lliuya’s home lies beneath a melting glacier in the Andes mountains. He argues that the company’s coal power emissions contribute to climate change and, therefore, RWE should have to pay to protect his home from flooding. DW’s Irene Quaile talks to Christoph Bals from Germanwatch - the environmental organization supporting Lliuya’s case.
Navajos battle uranium pollution in the United States, a Peruvian farmer sues a German energy giant for climate change, Kenyan fishermen face industrial competition from abroad, and South Korea's traditional divers could soon be a thing of the past.
Lake Victoria in Kenya is the world’s second biggest freshwater lake. Fishermen in traditional sailing boats and canoes used to catch a wide variety of fish there. But the mass import of tilapia from China is threatening the livelihoods of traditional fisherfolk.