A group calling itself "Mundraub", or “mouth raiders” encourages people to comb cities like the German capital in search of edible wild plants. If they're lucky, they don't only find lunch, but a new way of living.
Heat waves in one part of the world, freezing blizzards in another — such weather extremes have a profound impact on wildlife as well. Here are some of the more surreal examples.
With the native red squirrel under threat of extinction in Britain by the introduced gray species, new efforts are underway to kill the latter to save the former. Is that possible, and is it fair?
What if cutting down your Christmas tree were good for biodiversity? Grown without fertilizers or pesticides, here's an eco-friendly alternative to the mass-produced trees we're used to from plantations.
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects we profile.
An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
Join us in western Uganda and see how to turn elephant dung into paper, see how scientists are trying to save Madagascar’s lemurs and learn about upcycling waste from the Mediterranean. All this and more!
Data from leading international weather agencies shows the record-breaking trend toward a warmer planet is continuing. The findings uphold scientists' understanding of human-caused climate change.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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