With Germany too warm for a white Christmas, is it time to dream of green? Tamsin Walker broke some unsustainable habits by experimenting with presents, dinner, candles, chocolate and the tree. With entertaining results.
Christmas is a time for friends, family, food - and rampant consumerism. This week, we explore the alternatives for a more sustainable Christmas, from picking the "greenest" tree to seeking out the coolest upcycled gifts - and wrapping them without contributing to the mountains of seasonal waste.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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.
Resembling arid lunar landscapes, the ancient Willandra Lakes Region was once abundant in life and water. Now dried up, the lakes have yielded fascinating glimpses into Ice Age life, and still host a variety of animals.
Divers have proven two underwater caverns in Mexico are connected. The discovery makes them the largest flooded cave on the planet. The exploratory mission has also provided insight into Mayan civilization.
With so many foodstuffs at our disposal, opting for toxic ones seems like a strange choice. Yet we do.
This week on eco@africa: Manta rays in Mozambique, hand made stationary and teaching conservation one click at a time.
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