German natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt was a legend in his day. We meet the author of a new book which remembers the 19th century adventurer and explains why his research remains relevant.
After six months in production, the DW and Channels TV collaboration eco@africa is embracing a new partner, Kenya's KTN. As of this week, the environment show will be co-presented from Nairobi.
Meet Nneota Egbe, presenter of eco@africa, the show dedicated to exploring environmental issues and solutions across Africa and Europe. In this edition, he starts with an ambitious solar energy initiative in Rwanda.
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.
Pollution and overfishing at Lake Malawi threatened to end its national park’s Unesco world natural heritage status. Now locals are trying to undo the environmental harm.
Increasing demand for palm oil, used in cleaning products, cosmetics and foodstuffs, is having a disastrous impact on the environment. Now a laboratory in Britain has managed to develop a substitute.
Population growth around Ethiopia’s stunning Simien Mountains has had a devastating effect on its flora and fauna. Could a new scheme linking local businesses with conservation could be the way forward?
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Jordan is a country with scarce natural resources. How can they be used more sustainably?
In New Zealand, a century of coal mining tradition is clashing with efforts to protect pristine nature, and unique animals and plants.
The new French president stunned businesses by appointing Nicolas Hulot, an anti-nuclear and anti-pesticide environmental activist, as the country's environment minister. But some suspect it is just a political gesture.
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