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.
Last year it was Brexit. This year it's fake news, post-truth and alternative facts. There's a predictable sense at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting that scientists have to fight back. The question is how.
German homeowners who install energy-saving insulation are to be granted tax concessions, according to a FAZ news report. The reforms would likely come after September's federal election.
This vast expanse of shimmering white may look like snow or ice. It's actually salt - and lots of it.
Two African countries try to beat back rising sea levels, Senegal's president talks green energy and a prehistoric fish makes a comeback in Germany. All this and much more on this week's eco@africa.
Coolants used during food transport harm the climate. A South African firm is cleaning up the trip from farm to shelf.
Swathes of nature are battling for their survival – one of these are the coral reefs near the Marshall Islands
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