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.
As urban populations around the world swell, one of the problems that urgently needs to be addressed is wastewater management. Lucy Mutinda is offering Kenyan businesses and individuals a smart solution.
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.
We report on blast fishing in Tanzania, recycling in Nigeria and Kenya, and an island sanctuary in Uganda giving orphaned chimps a second chance. Plus, Benin’s secret to sustainable animal husbandry.
"Nature is always wise in every part."
Overfishing has depleted fish stocks off the Kenyan coast. Now to keep the ecosystem in balance, a nature conservancy -employs 32 controllers to monitor fish stocks and supervise fishing methods.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A fossil fuel revival and fake news discrediting the energy transition could endanger progress on climate protection, says economist Claudia Kemfert. 100 days into Trump's administration, renewables can't be complacent.
Penguins are cute to watch, which makes them ideal candidates for animal attractions. But are the sensitive animals really cut out for life in zoos, spas and entertainment parks?
A former child soldier and a Guatemalan evangelical pastor are among this year's winners of the prestigious award, which recognizes activists from each of the world's six geographic regions.
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