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.
Beavers were almost completely wiped out of Germany by the early 20th century. Now, they've made a comeback. But their busy construction work is causing tensions with human neighbors.
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.
Pollution and overfishing at Lake Malawi threatened to end its national park’s Unesco world natural heritage status. Now locals are trying to undo the environmental harm.
Increasing demand for palm oil, used in cleaning products, cosmetics and foodstuffs, is having a disastrous impact on the environment. Now a laboratory in Britain has managed to develop a substitute.
Population growth around Ethiopia’s stunning Simien Mountains has had a devastating effect on its flora and fauna. Could a new scheme linking local businesses with conservation could be the way forward?
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Golden jackals, similar to small grey wolves, have been making their way across Europe into new territory. A German farmer is claiming compensation after the protected, wolf-like predator killed a sheep.
Berlin is not the place for committed cyclists. That's according to two rankings and it confirms the experience of DW's Klaus Esterluss who pedals around the city every day.
A recent victory for the Dutch Greens belies a wider trend. Ahead of elections In Austria, France, Germany and the UK, the Greens are struggling to woo disaffected voters who have turned away from the center.
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