Join Living Planet along the Fukushima hiking trail, on board a ship touring the Antarctic, and find out whether a cruise ship's plans to sail through the once inaccessible Arctic Northwest Passage are safe.
A recent report says the Arctic may be ice-free by 2040. The Antarctic is also melting, albeit far slower, and in a less regular pattern. Why do the two poles react so differently in the face of climate change?
Did human-made warming cause Peru's devastating flooding? Why alien eucalyptus trees have caused havoc in Cameroon, and is the weed killer glyphosate really safe for humans and the environment?
The politics of climate change – and why we can all be desperately optimistic about the future. Plus, a luxury snail spa that's all about slime.
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.
With its dramatic and beautiful coastline, Mexico's Baha Concepcion provides excellent photo opportunities as well as a quiet beaches to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Cairo's Al-Azhar Park is still going strong and changing its neighborhood for the better 12 years after it was first opened. Built on a rubbish heap, the park gives the crowded city some much-needed room to breathe.
Japanese snow monkeys enthrall many with their bathing antics in hot springs. But growing development in Japan is making encounters between humans and the macaques more frequent – with bad consequences for the monkeys.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet, and climate expert Deke Arndt says it won't be the last. He tells DW that access to water - having too much or not enough - will be increasingly important.
Next time you get invited to a birthday party, you could try wrapping the present using a piece of fabric and ribbon. It's very easy and the best bit is, it can be reused. Maybe it will come back to you on your birthday.
Norway trumpets its low carbon footprint, but a new report says plans to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic will increase its emissions by half again - making a mockery of its Paris Agreement promises.
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