German and African scientists have developed a system that uses mobile communications to bring up-to-date and accurate weather forecasts to farmers all over Burkina Faso.
Farmers in Senegal have long used traditional techniques to predict rainfall. But with climate change, new methods are needed. Climatic information sent by text message is now helping to boost yields.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Centuries ago nature reclaimed what was once only a Zen Buddhist temple compound and turned it into a natural wonder. Now a plush green carpet of velvety moss covers this exceptional garden in Japan.
The Namib desert in southern Africa is a hostile place: scorching hot by day, freezing at night, and there is little to eat in the barren landscape. But an amazing array of species has evolved here. Here's why.
For many animals, the solar eclipse went by as a very short night-day cycle. Others, like nocturnal cave-dwellers, tend to sleep through the short-lived period of darkness.
Tanguar haor in Bangladesh is not just a place to hang your hammock; it's a unique wetland ecosystem, teeming with life. It also supports freshwater fisheries, contributing to the country's food production and security.
Two vessels collided in the Pearl River Estuary, sending 1000 tons of palm oil spilling into the water.
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.
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