Insisting on sustainability in the economy means first of all to make sure that current production methods do not compromise the ability of the generations to come to shape their own future.
After all, resources on the globe are finite, but a growing world population has seen us moving further towards a complete depletion of some of these resources. This page collates the latest DW content on sustainability issues.
Kenyan artist Kioko Mwitiki’s life-sized scrap metal sculptures won him global acclaim. He tells DW about his art's impact, scavenging and environmental challenges facing Africa as it becomes the 'factory of the world.'
The simple two-wheeler, first invented in Germany in 1817, has evolved into a fast, fun and green machine. As bicycles continue to evolve, cities welcome their eco-benefits, while riders appreciate their convenience.
Is eating game meat rather than mass-farmed chicken or pork better for the environment? One American food TV personality thinks so. Baron Ambrosia works with trappers and hunters to serve up small, wild animals for dinner - and the recipes are far from ordinary.
Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.