The organizers of the UN biodiversity conference that ended in Bonn on Friday evening claimed success in securing funding to protect wildlife, while activists voiced disappointment over what they saw as slow progress. (31.05.2008)
Setting a highlight at an otherwise floundering UN biodiversity conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to boost funding for a species protection and nature conservancy program. (28.05.2008)
Halfway through a two-week conference in Germany on biodiversity, enough progress has been made to avoid total failure, but much more remains to be done at the UN event. (26.05.2008)
In her weekly video message to the nation, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that there was all life on earth was in danger unless more action was taken to prevent the growing extinction of species around the world. (24.05.2008)
A new study warns that destroying the diversity of animal and plant life can have serious repercussions for the world economy, with the poor bearing the brunt of the cost. DW-RADIO spoke to the report's lead author. (23.05.2008)
Protecting biodiversity is one of the most important global challenges, Germany's Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Monday, May 19. He spoke at the start of a two-week United Nations conference on the topic. (19.05.2008)
At this week's UN conference on biodiversity, Germany will present itself as a role model when it comes to the environment. DW-WORLD.DE's Thorsten Schäfer says that there's really not much to brag about. (19.05.2008)
The UN Convention of Biological Diversity meets starting Monday, May 19, in Bonn to seek ways to preserve the diversity of animal and plant life in the face of challenges such as pollution and global warming. (18.05.2008)
Thousands of German bee-keepers are readying claims for compensation after scientists traced the cause of mass deaths among bees: a pesticide that coated maize seed. (17.05.2008)
A UN conference on risks relating to genetic engineering in the agricultural sector opened in the former West German capital of Bonn on Monday amid differences among the delegates. (12.05.2008)
German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned of the dangers of failing to halt the loss of threatened species. His words echoed those of experts concerned about the future of natural cures. (08.05.2008)
With tropical rainforests continuing to disappear at an alarming rate, the EU is partially to blame for importing illegally felled timber. So what is Brussels planning to do? (17.04.2008)
Libya's warring parties, and their various international backers, have met in Berlin. Such public diplomacy is an unusual step for Germany, as Berlin's peace policy efforts traditionally shun the limelight.
In her role as of the new head of the United Nations Environment Program, Danish economist Inger Andersen talks to DW about the need to think big when it comes to climate change – and to learn from our mistakes.
As part of efforts to combat climate change, a majority of Germans say they're in favor of scaling down or completely abandoning their Christmas lights this year, according to a new survey.
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This week on Eco Africa: The impact of droughts in southern Africa and reviving an island off the Tanzanian coast.
Eco India looks at possibilities to strike a balance, and make consumption more sustainable.
As violence escalates in Brazil, indigenous Amazonians have vowed to protect their land and way of life.
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