Abidjan, the commercial capital of Ivory Coast, is losing trees to urban development, and exhaust emissions pollute this city of five million. An environmentalist inspires residents to start planting trees. It’s one way to clean up the air.
As in many African countries, pollution has become a big problem in Mozambique. The impact of inadequate trash disposal is visible along the coast. Environmentalist Carlos Serra Junior decided something had to be done.
These five megatrends present major global threats for planet Earth - problems that must be solved if the world is to remain a supportive habitat for humans and other species. DW looks at causes and possible solutions.
Wildfires have devastated forests and communities around the world this year. Climate change is certainly to blame — but it's not the only reason. Unfortunately, irresponsible human activity also plays a major role.
France is facing a second and final round in its presidential election. The winner has the daunting task of reviewing policy on Africa as the former colonies still play a significant role in French national life.
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