Romania has banned bear hunting, shutting down a multi-million-euro industry. Environmentalists are rejoicing, but some locals fear brown bears roaming the Carpathian Mountains may attack livestock - and people.
Global Ideas takes a look at Kosovo's Bear Sanctuary Prishtina, where freed bears can live and relearn natural behaviors after a law ended mistreatment and inadequate captivity in the country in 2010.
Green safaris in Botswana, forest honey in Cameroon and tracking lions in Nairobi. All this and much more on this week's eco@africa.
This week, we find eco inspiration in Kenya’s recycled pencils and the Berlin restaurant serving up food that was headed for the trash. Plus, will Zulu warriors switch to fake fur to save the leopard?
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.
When it's finished, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be Africa's largest hydroelectric plant. But not everyone is happy about its construction.
A plan for an ambitious 'green wall' of trees stretching across 11 countries aims to fight back the Sahara. But progress is slow on the decade old project.
German natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt was a legend in his day. We meet the author of a new book which remembers the 19th century adventurer and explains why his research remains relevant.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
In less than two years - and after lengthy negotiations - the UK is expected to leave the European Union. Sam Lowe, of Friends of the Earth, told DW how these talks could put UK and EU environmental standards at risk.
When Kenyan Sam Dindi plucked up the courage to write to Sir Richard Branson for advice on promoting his conservation blog, he had no idea how successful his environmental education program would become.
China has said that even if the US fails to meet its climate change commitments, Beijing will push on. President Donald Trump's new executive order drew swift criticism from around the world.
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