As temperatures rise, jellyfish are swarming the Mediterranean. The tentacled invaders are causing problems for the North African fishing and tourism industry. Everyone is scrambling for a solution.
Join us in Zanzibar, where climate change is threatening the seaweed industry. Plus: Making paper out of grass, fashioning handbags from plastic waste and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
"If we can reveal the value in waste, we can make plastic waste too valuable to ever enter the ocean." - Shaun Frankson, co-founder of The Plastic Bank
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.
Send us your stories, photos and videos and we will showcase them on our website where they can inspire others to do their bit too.
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.
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
The Earth’s southernmost continent is almost entirely covered by ice almost 2 km thick. This week, one of the largest icebergs on record split from Antarctica. But experts say it could just be part of a natural cycle.
Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Humans just love beef and dairy products, which means we have a lot cows. Over a billion in fact. But their burps, farts and dung have an impact on the environment.
A juicy steak is a guilty pleasure these days, now we know the environmental impact of meat production. But German startups pre-selling animals nose-to-tail offer a more sustainable way to indulge.
The amount of trash dumped by residents of Phnom Penh troubled one man so much that he decided to put it to good use, and turn it into a school.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version