Architect Eike Roswag-Klinge uses mud as a building material all over the world. It's natural to say the least, but could it be used for environmentally-friendly building across Europe?
An airport for migratory birds is being created close to one of China's most populous cities. It's not as weird as it sounds.
Nigerian architect and artist Demas Nwoko has built a house in keeping with old African construction traditions. His low-energy home stays cool in the heat, warm in the cold and harvests rainwater.
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.
A plan for an ambitious 'green wall' of trees stretching across 11 countries aims to fight back the Sahara. But progress is slow on the decade old project.
German natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt was a legend in his day. We meet the author of a new book which remembers the 19th century adventurer and explains why his research remains relevant.
Sick of your phone running out of battery? Now you can use a mini water turbine to charge it up! The German design is already in demand from African communities wanting to generate their own hydropower.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
An annual high-school mountaineering expedition has turned fatal, after an avalanche struck. Eight students were found 'without vital signs' - deaths must be confirmed by doctors in Japan before officially reported.
Some defiant residents have vowed to stay at home as Queensland braces for its the biggest cyclone in five years. Winds could reach 240 kilometers per hour and the tide could swell two and half meters above normal.
Sydney's Opera House has dimmed its lights in a climate-change statement. The annual Earth Hour event has grown into a global movement urging climate action. But can it make a difference?
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