German outdoor outfitter Vaude has vowed to eliminate hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020. But are customers willing to pay more for greener textiles?
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
People in Crimea are experiencing unusual symptoms after reports of an incident at a titanium plant. Authorities claim there is no threat to public health on the peninsula, but children have nonetheless been evacuated.
The clothing industry puts a huge strain on the environment: It creates more greenhouse gas emissions in a single year than all international flights and shipping combined. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Solomon Sodeinde, who recently picked up a DW blogging award for a photo series on oil pollution in the Niger Delta, writes about environmental issues in Nigeria. Here he shares his favorite African environment blogs.
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