"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
"In most cases you find that they [women] have a close relationship with nature …They're also adopters and adapters of climate smart technologies." — Catherine Mungai, CGIAR, on focusing on women to tackle climate change
"There are so many children here and the only hope is that we can raise awareness among them and make sure that they look after the trees." — Peter Kappeler, German Primate Center, on the lemurs' Madagascar home
Ahead of the COP24 climate conference set for Poland in November, the United Nations has started the Talanoa Dialogue — it's one of the key outcomes of the previous climate summit, COP23. But what is it actually about?
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.
On this week's eco@africa, we look at reforestation efforts in Nigeria, learn about environmentally friendly aqua farming and see why shea trees are more valuable kept alive than used as charcoal in Burkina Faso.
On this week's eco@africa, we look for the endangered Knysna seahorse, learn how to turn paper into pearls and see what a team of creative entrepreneurs is doing with fish skins that would otherwise sit around and rot.
Ghana is one of Africa's biggest gold producers – and that's taken a heavy toll on its environment thanks partly to widespread illegal small-scale mining. But expert Yaw Britwum Opoku tells DW why things are looking up.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Concern over plastic pollution is gathering momentum at a startling pace in the UK. But behind headline-grabbing gestures from government, citizens are taking the problem into their own hands.
Campaigners say EU politicians under pressure from industry routinely agree to unsustainable fishing quotas, against scientific advice. But fishermen warn big cuts to fish quotas will put thousands of jobs at risk.
The students of Ocean College have left their ship and moved to the rainforest of Costa Rica to become guardians of the rainforest. Lotte reports.
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