Europe throws away 88 million tons of food each year, while globally 800 million people face malnutrition. Now, a Berlin restaurant is showing we can do better, dishing up tasty meals from produce headed for the trash.
This week, we find eco inspiration in Kenya’s recycled pencils and the Berlin restaurant serving up food that was headed for the trash. Plus, will Zulu warriors switch to fake fur to save the leopard?
We find eco inspiration in Kenya’s recycled pencils and the Berlin restaurant serving up food that was headed for the trash. Plus, will Zulu warriors switch to fake fur to save the leopard?
This week, we visit an organic farmer doing battle with crows, find a use for invasive water hyacinth, ask if sharing is sustainable and check out a portable solar alternative to smelly generators.
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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.
If you're looking for a DIY way to avoid any lunchtime packaging waste, here's an idea for you. All you need is an old plastic bag, an old t-shirt or such like, and a few minutes at a sewing machine. Easy.
A plan for an ambitious 'green wall' of trees stretching across 11 countries aims to fight back the Sahara. But progress is slow on the decade old project.
Sick of your phone running out of battery? Now you can use a mini water turbine to charge it up! The German design is already in demand from African communities wanting to generate their own hydropower.
German researcher Andreas Hemp discovered the 81-meter tree on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro 20 years ago. Now he's fighting to save it from the illegal logging rampant across the mountain.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On World Meteorological Day, DW provides an overview of how global warming is changing our lived experience of the climate.
Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including rights for two Indian rivers, a fish out of water and the crippling effects of drought.
We can survive for weeks without food - but without water? That's a different story. Yet all over the world, people and wildlife alike are having to cope without it. We take a look at the devastating impact of drought.
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