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.
To fight global warming, some say humans will have to manipulate the climate system. But such intervention could have serious ramifications for people and the planet.
Palm oil is found in everything from food to cosmetics. Its rise to the status of the most widely consumed vegetable oil has had devastating effects on forests, wildlife - and most recently some of Hong Kong's beaches.
Imagine living almost all of your life underground, only to emerge into the light for a few weeks before succumbing to your own mortality? That's exactly what some species of cicada do.
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.
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
Underwater shellfish farts produce 10 percent of greenhouse gases released in the Baltic Sea, a new study shows. This could be a concern as aquaculture - and the polluting practices that go along with it - expands.
Australia's government has rejected a clean energy plan that would have forced electricity companies to source a percentage of their power from renewables. Conservation groups say the decision is a huge mistake.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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