With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
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.
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
Data from leading international weather agencies shows the record-breaking trend toward a warmer planet is continuing. The findings uphold scientists' understanding of human-caused climate change.
"Unusually" warm weather contributed to the sudden death of 200,000 saiga antelopes in 2015 — an event that had baffled scientists — according to a new study. It could happen again, putting the species at risk.
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