In November 2014, the Indian environmental activist Abhishek Kumar Sharma embarked on a bicycle tour through 90 countries. In Berlin, he stopped by to talk to DW about how the tour is going and about the astonishing goals he has set for himself.
A Global Witness report reveals 2016 as the deadliest year yet for environmental defenders. International investors are accused of bankrolling the projects that hundreds of people have been killed protesting.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
They've been in the saddle for five years. A German and a Mexican have already covered 29,000 kilometers on four continents. The tour is intended to promote the idea of what they call ''emphatic tourism".
Drug trafficking is one of the biggest problems facing Central America. It is having a devastating impact on the people, but it's also a huge threat to the rainforest and coastal ecosystems.
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