What impact does dust from the Sahara Desert have on the global climate? Storms carry the dust particles up to seven kilometers into the air. Most eventually fall over the Atlantic, with some surprising effects.
World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists. Their latest global index categorizes 51 nations, mainly in Asia and Africa, where hunger is alarming.
Droughts, floods and storms are hitting Africa with increasing frequency. With so many people dependent on subsistence agriculture, the results can be devastating, and the future looks uncertain.
Dust Storm looks at the growing menace created by this increasingly common phenomenon, which threatens both the environment and human health.
Fans now mourn as a three-decade-old tradition will come to an end. When it began in 1985, the soap opera "Lindenstrasse" got miserable reviews and many predicted a short life for the series. Here's why Germans love it.
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