In the Romanian Carpathians, illegal logging is on the rise. According to conservationists, three hectares of forest disappear hourly. The illegally-felled timber is sold both abroad and to large domestic lumber companies.
Water pollution, deforestation and wasted energy are problems all over the world. African students are working to solve them, and they're exchanging ideas with Germany to do it.
Tanzania’s Gerald Bigurube and Madagascar’s Clovis Razafimalala have dedicated their lives to saving their countries’ natural heritage. They are the recipients of this year's annual German Africa Award.
Columbia's top court has ruled that deforestation in the Amazon is detrimental to the health of the population. A group of 25 youths were the plaintiffs in a case that argued lack of action was costing them their future.
Volunteers are fighting to save some of Europe's last virgin forest by painstakingly mapping areas under government protection. But they say a change of mentality is needed if the EU is to set an international example.
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