In Germany, start-up 'GreenGuru' provides busy urban professionals a wholesome lunch and nutritious snacks. Healthy eating has become a trend - and it's even beneficial for the environment.
Organic food is bigger in Germany than in most countries, yet sales total only 5 percent of the nation's groceries market. Can "bio" ever break out of its niche status? (16.02.2017)
Even if you only buy eggs from free-range or organic chicken farms, chances are you've also eaten eggs from caged animals. In light of the Easter holidays, we shed light on the sordid business of eggs. (14.04.2017)
Eggs, milk, wool, leather - animal products are part of our everyday lives. But not for vegans. DW reporter Louise Osborne tried being vegan for a week, and ended up asking herself: Is it really more eco-friendly? (30.12.2016)
Eating local food is becoming increasingly popular, with regional products even being dubbed the "new organic." DW reporter Kiyo Dörrer tried out eating strictly local for a week - and made some surprising discoveries. (14.12.2016)
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.
Comfort food favorites could be in for a recipe change. The SPD is pushing for reductions in sugar, fat and salt in processed foods, as well as a law to enforce the healthy eating measures.
Join us for a very special 100th show! We discover a community gardening project, visit Africa's largest wind farm, get up close with chimpanzees and taste a drinking straw that's good enough to eat.
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 this edition, we meet the kids cleaning up their South African township and explore how an aquatic fern could make ships more eco-friendly.
What do wasps have to do with brain surgery? What can architecture learn from termites? We look at five examples of technology that found their designs in nature.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A new ranking shows how European countries stack up on climate protection. How does your country compare?
The Swedish jogging trend, which is just as good for the environment as it is for your body, is taking off around the world. DW's Anabela Linke hit the streets of Cologne to find out what all the fuss is about.
Germany dismissed an even higher target demanded by the European Parliament as unrealistic. But Europe's biggest member state did not get exactly what it wanted in the negotiations in Brussels.
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