Biodiversity continues to fall prey to the unchained beast that is the human being. How can we stop it?
In Nova Scotia, minority and low-income communities are disproportionately located near degraded environments. An ongoing research project raises awareness of the issue and mobilizes affected residents to action.
We take a look through the lens at some environmental events and moments from around the world over the past week.
Demand for chimpanzees as house pets in Asia and for bushmeat is fuelling poaching in Africa. In Uganda, rescued chimps have found a new home at an island sanctuary.
The majestic sweet chestnut tree could be the key to halting a modern medical scourge.
A private collector has paid over $400,000 for a rare dodo skeleton.
Europe is crawling with nonnative animal and plant species - now, the EU wants to stop their spread.
India's ambitious program to stop open defecation is not just about building toilets. The real challenge is to motivate people to use them.
Donald Trump's victory in the US put a dampener on talk of the climate in Marrakesh. But as IUCN director general Inger Andersen tells DW, the world has understood and will march on fighting climate change.
Saiga antelopes are notoriously elusive. But you can see them in our latest interactive experience.
We showcase people and projects worldwide whose ideas are helping to conserve biodiversity.
The Amazon rainforest has suffered the largest reported forest loss since 2008. Environmentalists are very concerned.
Scientists say 2016 saw the largest recorded die-off of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. But it's not all bad news.
From laughing zebras to goofy grizzlies, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards honors 2016's funniest snaps of animals.
An encounter with an injured rhino in Africa moved Chie Hitotsuyama to make lifelike animal sculptures from newspapers.
An innovative design project cleans air in polluted cities and produces stunning jewelry in the process.
Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that has been cultivating plants for millions of years.
The largest naturally grown walnut forest in the world provides a livelihood for many people - but the forest is slowly dying. A new sustainable approach is supposed to save it.
In our multimedia special, we visit South Africa to find out why rhinos are being poached into extinction.
© 2016 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version