Navajos battle uranium pollution in America, a Peruvian farmer sues a German energy giant, Kenyan fishermen face foreign industrial competition, and South Korea's traditional divers could soon be a thing of the past.
The area around Kenya's Lake Naivasha is sometimes known as "the flower bed of Africa." But the industry — essential to the country's economy — is heavily polluting. Some companies are trying to be greener.
An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is prompting fears of damage to marine life. Why do oil spills keep happening and who is responsible when they're in international waters?
Mongolia's huge deposits of copper, ore, uranium and gold, has made mining one of the biggest contributors to the country's economy today. While some Mongolians welcome the additional jobs, others fear that the growth of the mining sector could destroy their health and their environment. Now, small-scale gold miners are trying to strike a balance.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"The animals we have, there are places in the world, you can't find them. Lions! In the whole of West Africa, you can only find them here!" — Nigerian park ranger Matthias Inagberue asks locals to help protect lions.
Deserts might be renowned for their arid and hostile characteristics, but they are home to some incredible plants that have developed strategies to find and use the last droplet of water.
Nearly a third of coral in the Great Barrier Reef died during a nine-month period in 2016. The die-off was caused by high sea temperatures.
Researchers have accidentally improved a naturally occurring enzyme to enhance its plastic-eating abilities. The modified enzyme, which can digest plastic used in bottles, could help in the fight against pollution.
The Black Saturday bushfires were the deadliest in Australia's history. Nearly a decade on, they still haunt survivors.
On this week's eco@africa, we're focusing on extreme weather, from drought in South Africa to flooding in Germany.
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