The human-meat relationship has gone off the rails. Now, we need to chew it over, says author Marta Zaraska.
The WCS's Jonathan Slaght tells DW about working with logging companies in Russia's Far East on conservation issues.
Bogs store twice as much carbon as all the world's forests, making them crucial in the fight against climate change.
Farmers are at war with bears in Peru. But some are trying to negotiate a truce.
In Peru, mining businesses and indigenous communities are facing off over water resources.
Two young Egyptians reinvent plastic bags by fusing tradition and modernity.
Scientists in the field of soundscape ecology could shed light on climate change by listening in on the animal kingdom.
For those who know what they're looking for, the parks of Berlin can be a great place to find lunch.
In a Rio favela, residents turned a dump into a lush green park with ocean views.
A new kind of sustainable village will generate all the energy and food it needs. Construction starts this summer.
At times, it takes the mind of an engineer and the vision of a prophet to enact environmental change.
Living off-grid doesn't just change how you power your home, but your lifestyle and mindset.
Can urban agriculture help feed an exploding population?
A group wants to turn the space under Berlin’s U1 metro line viaduct into an innovative bike road
What do you wrap your lunch in? Here's an idea that guarantees no trash whatsoever!
A newly built eco-friendly housing community in Colorado is proving that green infrastructure can be cost-effective.
Food packaging is one of the largest sources of plastic waste - but edible wrapping could help cut it down.
A wildlife sanctuary in Mumbai attracts flamingos - but they are threatened by pollution and illegal slum encroachment.
Kenyan Lorna Rutto wants to cut down on pollution and protect forests by recycling plastic to make fencing posts.
In Morocco, conservationists use education and medical aid to encourage locals to help save the Barbary macaques.
As the first eco-village in Palestine, Farkha is undergoing a major green transformation that is beginning to take root.
Insects can be annoying and even deadly but there's more to them than that.
Have you ever wondered just how much is going on right beneath our feet. There's a whole world down there...
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects that we profile.
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