The impact of climate change is becoming evident in Alaska faster and more dramatically than anywhere else on earth. Deutsche Welle reporter Irene Quaile visited Alaska with the Climate Change College.
In many parts of the world, droughts are getting longer, more intense and more frequent. Alex Jones, climate and environment director at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, tells DW about the risk to food security.
While an extreme heat wave sweeps the globe this summer, a forecast by researchers brings little hope for cooling in the near future. There's a high chance it will be "anomalously warm" until at least 2022, they say.
Climate change means that in many parts of the world, droughts are getting longer, more intense and more frequent. Alex Jones, director of the climate and environment division at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, explains what that means for farmers around the world.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden... But though an old man, I am but a young gardener." Thomas Jefferson, 1811
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a young Tanzanian innovator working to solve the country's energy problem with windmills, rescue food from the waste bin in Greece and help save the mangroves which save Libreville.
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.
Brazil's indigenous groups are struggling to protect their land from cattle ranchers and loggers. Now, some are turning to their phones as a weapon in the fight against land-grabbing and environmental destruction.
Palm oil can be used in everything from cosmetics to fuel, but its popularity is devastating for the environment.
Water is precious in one of Morocco’s driest regions. But a innovative net harvesting fog helps boost its water supply.
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