A trip to the barbershop in Lagos can often end with a power cut instead of a haircut. Now a green energy firm is offering affordable solar panels that will provide stylists with free electricity.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how humans and wildlife are competing over space near the Serengeti, counting butterflies for climate change and making greener coal from banana skins. All this and more!
On this week's show, we look at how sugar is powering Uganda, why a group in Nigeria is using "sustainable vibes" to raise environmental awareness and how one German city has become Europe's green capital.
A former prison inmate and gang member is among hundreds in Los Angeles to find a place in the sun - and a second chance - via a solar industry re-entry program.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
They may not look like much, but the little acorns that litter the forest floor in fall can mean the difference between a life of plenty and one of hardship
New studies have found that two genes play a major role in creating the patterns and colors of butterfly wings with the help of a gene-editing tool. It's another step in understanding where we come from, say scientists.
You never need lose your bus ticket again with this neat little organizer, made from good old toilet rolls. To find out how to do it, just look through the photos and listen to the instructions. Easy peasy...
Environment ministers from nearly 30 countries have met in Montreal to talk implementation of the Paris climate accord. The US has been sending mixed messages on the deal, following a report it might soften its stance.
A new store in Berlin turns saving discarded food into a green business.
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." Origin unknown
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