Environmentalists have set up camp in the Hambach forest to protect the land from being cleared by its owner, the RWE power generation company, that wants to mine the valuable coal buried underneath.
Join us in Zimbabwe, where textile waste is kept out of the dump and being turned into stationery. Plus: Learning about how to live with the environment from elders in the Central African Republic.
An energy company plans to cut down an ancient forest in Germany to expand an open-pit brown coal mine. Environmental activists are trying to stop the trees from being cut down. A recent court decision has spared the forest - for now.
The trees may soon have to give way to a coal mine expansion. But activists are building tree houses and blocking roads. DW spent three days in the ancient forest with them.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On eco@africa, we look into nano grids in rural Kenya, visit a fish farm in Nigeria and see how extreme weather is impacting Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott. All this and much more on the latest show!
Join us in Kenya, where the Maasai and tour operators are working together to help save wildlife. Plus: A Nigerian climate activist and a new app which can connect shoppers to bakery leftovers.
In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here are our top five solar solutions from Africa.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Divers have proven two underwater caverns in Mexico are connected. The discovery makes it the largest flooded cave on the planet. The exploratory mission has also provided insight into the Mayan civilization.
On the heels of the EU plastics strategy, which includes making plastic packaging recyclable by 2030, DW spoke with the environment minister of Sweden, who has pushed for stronger measures to manage plastic waste.
Freezing temperatures, crushing pressure and total darkness make the deepest parts of the world's oceans inhospitable places to live. Still, they are not without — often weird— life.
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