A super highway stretching north to south in Nigeria was meant to be a flagship project. But the scheme is on hold as villagers and NGOs face-off with local government over its environmental impact.
Nneota Egbe has spent the past eightyears as an anchor, reporter and producer for Channels Television in Lagos, Nigeria. Sharon Momanyi is currently working with KTN as a reporter and anchor in Nairobi, Kenya.
The UN World Tourism Organization likes to cite this Central American country between the Caribbean and the Pacific as a good example of sustainable tourism. Is that justified? DW reporter Lukas Stege investigates.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
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.
Greg Carr, a hands-on philanthropist, took on a huge decimated wildlife park in Mozambique and made it shine again. Is it a model for others in Africa? In this exclusive DW interview, he explains why it's worth the work.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
"Our world is in distress from extreme weather events caused by climate change — destructive hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts, melting ice and changes to agriculture." — Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Researchers have found 60 packs of wolves living across Germany. That's 13 more than last year. The news is likely to frustrate some farmers who believe the predators are dangerous and attack livestock.
Every year, some two thousand whales are found stranded on beaches all over the world. But how do they get there? And what happens next?
The passenger pigeon, the woolly mammoth and the Tasmanian tiger – what do they all have in common? They are extinct. But how many animals have died out? And how many more will? Global Ideas takes a look.
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