In Nigeria's Ogoniland, which has long been synonymous with pollution at the hands of Shell, an UNEP program is poised to help clean up. But the locals want faster help for themselves and their families.
Indigenous ideas of nature are gaining a foothold in mainstream legal systems by making rivers, forests and even rice legal persons. Can rights of nature laws protect ecosystems?
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how a new app is helping to find abandoned and fertile fields for farmers in Ivory Coast and learn how to turn coconut waste into charcoal in Kenya.
As Germany advances its plans for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, critics slam the proposed infrastructure on grounds of climate pollution and fracking hypocrisy.
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.
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn barrels into efficient composters for people in the city, visit new sustainable homes in one of South Africa's townships and see how one island is preparing for rising waters.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out recultivating a climate-resilient supergrain in Mali, a Ugandan teen activist championing tree planting, and Zimbabwe's all-female anti-poaching squad.
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What happens to zoo animals caught in the crossfire of violent conflict? A veterinarian who works in war zones around the world tells DW about some of his most difficult missions.
At the Green Free School in Copenhagen, you're more likely to find pupils repairing a bicycle or doing urban farming than sitting in front of a blackboard. Could a different approach to learning spark a green transition?
An abandoned ship washed up on the Irish coast this week. From the Flying Dutchman tale to North Korean ships washing up on the Japanese coast, "ghost ships" occupy space in both folklore and reality.
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