British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor installs his sculptures on the seabed, where they make homes for fish and corals - and make a powerful statement about our relationship with the natural world.
Canadian cave diver Jill Heinerth is the first person to dive inside an iceberg. Cave diving is among the world's most dangerous pursuits — Heinerth has lost 100 colleagues — but she thinks understanding the world's water and its impact on the climate is worth the risk. As the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's first explorer in residence, Heinerth is raising awareness. Sian Griffiths reports.
This British artist creates huge concrete sculptures that are arranged to form huge underwater installations. The aim is to help revitalize coral reefs.
If deep-sea diving makes you yawn, why not try a museum visit on the seafloor? But you may need a diving license as your entry ticket! There are quite a few unusual activities you can do below the waves.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
On this week's eco@africa, we look at reforestation efforts in Nigeria, learn about environmentally friendly aqua farming and see why shea trees are more valuable kept alive than used as charcoal in Burkina Faso.
"We used to sell the game or eat it ourselves. But we've stopped doing that. We want our children to see the wild animals in the future with their own eyes." - Danyso Hounde, hunter in Benin
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
After a gardener was awarded $289 million for cancer he said was a result of exposure to Roundup weed killer, Monsanto still denies the health risks of glyphosate — in everything from kids' cereal to the air we breathe.
The Malaysian state of Sarawak is home to some of the largest but most at-risk populations of orangutans in the world. The Semenggoh Wildlife preserve is at the forefront of efforts to ensure they survive.
Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.
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