How can you tell if mahogany is really mahogany? And can you really know whether the wood in your table wasn't illegally felled? Germany's wood detectives are on the case with DNA analysis.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
Cambodia's forests are being felled at a shocking rate, as poachers and corrupt officials profit from the black market trade in rare wood species, which is being exported to Vietnam — and beyond.
Europe's highest court looks set to rule against what environmentalists see as an attack by Poland's nationalist government on the continent's oldest forest.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Spring has sprung in the northern hemisphere. That means large numbers of gray whales are beginning their migration from Mexican to Alaskan waters, much to the delight of whale watchers.
World landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Empire State Building will go dark this weekend. Due to "Earth Hour" campaign to support the fight against climate change and highlight the dangers mankind poses to nature.
Rather than debating the facts of climate change, oil companies in the dock in California are questioning how long a climate consensus has existed. Two cities are suing oil companies for costs related to global warming.
Animal poetry is political, says Mikael Vogel. In his poetry collection "Dodos On The Run" he questions man's responsibility for the mass extinction of animals in plain words.
The Mexican island of Cozumel is trying to balance cruise tourism with coral reef protection.
"Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and it's one we can prevent" — Stephen Hawking, Physicist
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