The Carpathian buffalo was once a popular livestock breed in the Ukraine. But it's fallen out of favor and its numbers have dwindled. Why is one German agronomist trying to bring it back into vogue?
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Rwanda's endangered golden monkeys getting a helping hand from tourism, a hydroponic pyramid maximizing farming efficiency and one of the world's biggest solar plants in Morocco.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out how to save Niger's endangered giraffes, an app to check for plastics in products, and the schools teaching kids how to farm in Uganda's capital Kampala.
On this week's Eco Africa, houses made from plastic bottles in Nigeria, a Kenyan start-up for fresh fish, and a project in Ghana fighting to save the endangered hippo.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at how Liberia is trying to tackle illegal fishing, visit a school in Uganda teaching much more than the classics and tour the endangered mangroves of Guinea.
In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds.
A study has found half of chicken meat at discount supermarkets is contaminated with antibiotic resistant germs that pose a major health risk. The results indicate antibiotics are overused at industrial poultry farms.
Thousands of waste pickers trawl for scrap metal at a huge, smoldering electronic waste dump in Ghana each day. In the process, they're damaging their health and the environment. One project is trying to change that.
Africa's biggest electronics scrapyard is in Ghana's capital Accra, in the Agbogbloshie district.
"Hydroponic agriculture is one way for us to adapt to the phenomenon of climate change, because we can no longer rely on rain." – Kévin Douamba, Agri Pyramide inventor
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version