Born in the mist of the Victoria Falls, Tuliswayo Muteba has witnessed the destruction of nearby forests. With great passion she teaches the younger generation about the value of nature.
Forest therapy or "forest bathing" began in Japan about 30 years ago. It's all about slowing down, engaging the senses and tuning in to your surroundings. Now, this natural stress-reducing method is being practiced all around the world. Sian Griffiths ventured into the Canadian woods to explore the benefits for herself.
The WWF has published its biennial report on the state of life on Earth and the threats to it. Digging into the data, we highlight what you need know about the state of the planet's animals.
Bioplastic is meant to be eco-friendly and biodegradable. But on closer inspection, it loses its green sheen. Can packaging made from algae and cooking oil really help fight the plastic scourge?
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.
'It often takes a crisis, such as we have seen in southern Africa in the past months, to firmly remind people that water has a great impact on our lives.' Chilufya Chileshe, WaterAid
On this week's eco@africa, the growth of mushroom farming in Zimbabwe, Uganda's top crocodile catcher, and Kenya's young environmentalists. All this and much more!
On this week's eco@africa, the fight to save an endangered frog in South Africa, eco-soap in Rwanda, a floating trash can, and ambitious reforestation in Rwanda. All this and much more!
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A poisonous cloud is hovering over the Chilean coastal town of Quintero, and residents are complaining of respiratory problems, dizziness and vomiting. Yet those responsible are driving economic growth in the country.
After a decades-long ban on harmful ozone-depleting chemicals, the ozone layer is finally healing. Could this be a model for tackling other environmental problems like climate change?
Air pollution kills hundreds of thousands of Europeans every year. But breathing is riskier in some places than others. In countries like Poland, change is happening — but only slowly.
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