Cod stocks have dropped significantly in the western Baltic as a result of overfishing. A new kind of fishing net has been created to help: it's designed so that it catches flatfish while allowing cod to go free.
Big-name stars are getting their kits off to send the message that European waters are being drastically overfished, which is putting marine ecosystems under threat and could even take food off our plates.
Campaigners say EU politicians under pressure from industry routinely agree to unsustainable fishing quotas, against scientific advice. But fishermen warn big cuts to fish quotas will put thousands of jobs at risk.
Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life to further warming, says a new study. Combined with overfishing, that loss can threaten livelihood and food security in coastal nations.
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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On this week's Eco Africa, we check out an eco-friendly twist on hair extensions in Kenya, turning recycled plastic into roads in South Africa and protecting lions in Tanzania.
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Brazil's state space agency reports a 100% increase in the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest in November, compared to last year. President Bolsonaro denies his environmental policies are to blame.
The US decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement is bad for climate action, but what are the implications for international funding? DW spoke to Joe Thwaites, climate finance expert with the World Resources Institute.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has praised a plan to make Europe the world's first climate neutral continent. The "European Green Deal" envisages net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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