The Berschin family live on Europe's biggest passive housing estate in Heidelberg, Germany. Homes use very little energy - and public buildings, supermarkets, a cinema and crèche will soon meet the same strict standards.
While Germany struggles to reach its emission goals, coal continues to generate around 40% of the country’s electricity. Instagramer @thomas_k explores his home country's biggest climate sin, and examines some solutions.
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
Architect Arthur Pichler has built the first passive house in Italy's South Tyrol region. It doesn't require any additional energy sources for heating or cooling.
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.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
It’s more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food. We talked to biologist Gaelle Fehlmann to find out more about this human-baboon conflict in the city.
The eye of Africa is a huge rock formation in the Sahara that is visible from space. But some mystery still surrounds its origins.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
The Senegal delta is a delicate ecosystem that relies on balance between sea and freshwater. But to preserve it, balancing the needs of man and nature is almost as important.
A dream of transforming a polluted wetland into a meeting place for young people has seen a thriving canoe club become established in the deprived area of Khayelitsha, just outside of Cape Town in South Africa.
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