Living "off-grid" is becoming increasingly popular among people choosing to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels. As we discover, it doesn't just change how you power your home, but your lifestyle and mindset.
It's time for a bit of spring cleaning, whether it's your summer wardrobe, the local beach – or even the air we breathe! From the heart of Europe to China – we're cleaning up our act.
Plastic has been making plenty of headlines and we're all becoming aware of the damage it does to marine habitats, and its insidious spread into everything from drinking water to Arctic ice. In the UK, activists are taking the problem into their own hands.
Fast fashion may well be a modern phenomenon, but the environmental damage and exploitation of workers that goes into the business of staying on-trend has a long history, as a new exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum reveals.
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.
"Moorlands are important for biodiversity. There are many rare plants and animals that only thrive on the moors and can't be found elsewhere in the landscape." – André Deter, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union
Their destructive power sweeps away everything in their path – but what volcano eruptions leave behind is a fertile environment that bursts forth with life.
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.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A group of families have filed a lawsuit against the European Union for failing to protect citizens against the impacts of climate change. It's the first climate lawsuit at EU level.
Can scientists, activists, fishermen and consumers find a way to save the ancient Danube sturgeon? Killing the appetite for wild caviar would help, say conservationists.
A fresh study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare has highlighted the vast quantity of live animals and their body parts that are available for sale online and the threat this poses to their survival.
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