In 2013, severe flooding hit the town of Deggendorf in southern Germany. Five years on, the devastation has given way to something positive: residents and authorities have improved measures to keep the town above water.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how Kenyans are breeding silkworms, try out a new bike made of bamboo and learn how free-range chickens can help Zimbabwe address food security and community empowerment.
In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out zero-emission electric safari vehicles in Kenya, protecting turtles in Ivory Coast, and a sustainable alternative to plastic bags in Uganda.
Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March worldwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin.
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