Nigerians often complain there’s not enough power. Managing its use - for example with energy-saving light bulbs - can mean there’s more to go round.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet the people turning discarded fishing nets into jewelry, the man trying to save Nigeria's last lions and we find out how Morocco is going organic. Check out the latest show for more.
"The animals we have, there are places in the world, you can't find them. Lions! In the whole of West Africa, you can only find them here!" — Nigerian park ranger Matthias Inagberue asks locals to help protect lions.
Organic food in Morocco? There's an app for that. A startup from Casablanca wants to transform this fast-growing but still niche market in the African country with its e-delivery service.
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.
In 2013, record flooding hit the South German village of Fischerdorf. Authorities are erecting new defenses to protect residents in the future. Our reporter spoke to locals still rebuilding their lives five years on.
This week, eco@africa takes a look at extreme weather around the world. We meet South Africans dealing with drought, Germans coming to terms with flooding, and an international team searching for rain in Burkina Faso.
'If we destroy the planet, we destroy ourselves' — Dr. Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization, in an interview with DW.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
This Earth Day, activists are calling for an end to plastic pollution. DW has been following the impacts of disposable plastic and efforts to do away with it — by everyone from artists to policymakers.
When humans get loud, the impacts are far-reaching for fish, mammals, birds, insects and even plants. The effects are similar, and similarly bad.
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