What if you could produce wind energy with a kite? Roderick Read, a Scot living on a remote island, has been working on just such a machine for the past seven years.
The UK is the current world leader in offshore wind capacity. But with the country heading for the EU exit door, can the renewable energy boom last?
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
A group of German students has developed a kit that enables anyone to build their own windmill in a week - from local materials. Having built one in Berlin, they're now inspiring others as far away as Sierra Leone.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and it's one we can prevent" — Stephen Hawking, Physicist
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management - crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
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.
Bubbles of highly-flammable methane frozen in iced-over lakes are a strange yet stunning natural phenomenon – but can be dangerous if popped. They also harbor problems for the environment.
The Caribbean island Cozumel off the Mexican coast is looking to combine mass tourism and nature conservation.
On this week's eco@africa, we discover underwater gardens in Kenya and visit Rwanda a decade after its plastic ban.
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