With Australia and Britain preparing to head to the polls, we find out if the future of the Great Barrier Reef is a concern for voters down under and whether Britain's natural habitat would be safer in or out of the EU.
The oceans hide vast valuable minerals and metals that are running low on dry land. But what happens when you start rooting around on the seafloor, where life has been undisturbed by humans for billions of years?
We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing. That's driving a race to extract materials from ever-more remote corners of the Earth – and beyond.
For a currency that only exists in the virtual world, bitcoin could be surprisingly damaging to our real world. DW asked bitcoin expert David Malone to unpick claims that the cryptocurrency is consuming as much energy as a small country.
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.
Join us in Zimbabwe, where textile waste is kept out of the dump and being turned into stationery. Plus: Learning about how to live with the environment from elders in the Central African Republic.
On eco@africa, we look into nano grids in rural Kenya, visit a fish farm in Nigeria and see how extreme weather is impacting Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott. All this and much more on the latest show!
Join us in Kenya, where the Maasai and tour operators are working together to help save wildlife. Plus: A Nigerian climate activist and a new app which can connect shoppers to bakery leftovers.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Members of the European Parliament have rejected an attempt to phase out support for crop-based biofuels. So what's next in the food versus fuel debate?
Orangutan Dora grew up in captivity. After she was freed, she learned how to survive in the forest at an 'ape school' before she was reintroduced to the wild. That was three years ago. How has she fared in the meantime?
Recycling, ditching meat and switching to a bicycle — changes we should be making to protect the environment. And yet, it all seems so difficult. What's holding us back? And how can we make significant changes?
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