This week, stylish products made from waste in Africa, saving Niger’s giraffes and a solar mosque.
This week, we try sandals made from car tires, sofas from plastic waste, and check out a new form of urban gardening.
At Tadmamet, a mountain village south of Marrakesh, the new mosque is tapping into a growing trend in Morocco: solar power. With rooftop panels, the Tadmamet mosque generates all its own electricity.
Brightbox, being developed in the Netherlands, is a multi-layered farm where LEDs replace sunlight.
Ever wonder what happens to old car tires? One Niarobi cooperative is giving them new life as fashionable footwear – and creating jobs in one the city’s poorest neighborhoods.
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Black Sea dolphins are coming into conflict with fishermen, and washing up dead in alarming numbers.
“We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” - Albert Einstein
DW talks to an indigenous leader about how native peoples are defending the Earth's forests, biodiversity and climate.
West African giraffes are close to extinction. But their numbers are recovering at Niger’s Kouré Reserve, where fewer giraffes are shot by poachers or farmers.
Jos Lelieveld, a scientist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, explains why parts of Africa and the Middle East are heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world – and could soon be uninhabitable.
Dunia Designs turns plastic waste from the streets of Arusha, Tanzania into stylish furniture.
Organic produce is a growing global market. But is organic farming and how big an impact is it having?
As guest writer Olufolahan Osunmuyiwa explains, Nigeria remains in the thick of lingering energy crisis.
Erect-crested penguins gather on the rocky shore of New Zealand’s remote Antipodes Island, one of just two breeding sites for this endangered species.
Based in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Edith Kimani presents environmental issues and solutions from East Africa.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Nneota Egbe presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
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