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.
On this week's eco@afria we see how a Nigerian social enterprise is turning weeds into woven wonders, visits Ghana's tropical forests and look into sharing and portable solar power. All this and more!
On this week's eco@africa, we see how Nigeria is dealing with its e-trash, visit wind farms in the Cape Verde islands and a conservationist in Rwanda who is looking after gorillas. All this and much more!
Fire threatens Spain's Doñana National Park - but this is only one of numerous pressures endangering natural reserves in Europe. Poor conservation practice is making the protected label fail across the continent.
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.
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
The Earth’s southernmost continent is almost entirely covered by ice almost 2 km thick. This week, one of the largest icebergs on record split from Antarctica. But experts say it could just be part of a natural cycle.
Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
The European Court of Justice has ordered Poland to immediately stop logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest. But will its controversial government accept the ruling?
City apartment dwellers often have to make do without a garden. But Berliners are adept at transforming everything from balconies to sidewalks into urban oases. DW's Jennifer Collins was inspired.
A juicy steak is a guilty pleasure these days, now we know the environmental impact of meat production. But German startups pre-selling animals nose-to-tail offer a more sustainable way to indulge.
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