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Methane leaking from pipelines on the floor of the Baltic Sea are only the tip of the iceberg: Scientists have reported that methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are far worse than previously thought.
They survive on toxic leaves and are not actually bears. There's nothing else like them, yet koalas face extinction.
Insurers are paying more for extreme weather while continuing to finance and underwrite activities that warp the climate. Climate activists are pushing them to stop.
While individual carbon footprints are dwarfed by global fossil fuel companies, we can do a lot to tackle the climate crisis and 'be the change we wish to see in the world.'
Heat stress is impacting nectar and pollen in flowers and the pollinating power of bees. But there are ways to adapt.
After floods uprooted 33 million Pakistanis, a new study confirms that global heating had a probable influence.
Air pollution linked to carbon emissions causes millions of deaths every year. A coalition of health groups have called for a nonproliferation treaty to end fossil fuel use around the world.
Drought and heat waves are fueling a widening global fire front that is choking the air we breathe. A new report labels the pollution a "climate penalty."
From investing trillions in green jobs and renewables to transforming our food system, a new book argues there are five ways we can put the planet and people above profit. DW speaks to lead co-author Jorgen Randers.
A new brand of offsetting allows companies to call themselves "plastic-neutral" while continuing to use plastic themselves. What's it all about?
Too much noise is not only annoying for us on land but also to animals underwater. Worse, too much noise can kill them. Three solutions for making the oceans quieter and why less noise is good for the climate.
With Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro hoping to win another term, DW looks at how the Amazon rainforest did during his term.
Africa's rivers are lifelines. But extreme weather often poses a threat to those who live on their banks. Early-warning weather systems are in need of improvement, experts say.
Healthy soil is critical for global food security as well as the thousands of species that call it home. So, what can be done to protect it in the face of drought and intensifying heat?
After hundreds of tons of dead fish were removed from the Oder River bordering Germany in August, new die-offs have compounded the ecological disaster. The causes are complex.
Andernach's city center has fruit and vegetable gardens that anyone can harvest for free. By making edible plants a feature of public space, this town is trying to change the way locals think about their food.
The African cheetah has been introduced to India in an ambitious bid to have the world's fastest land animal roam again.
Elephants are skilled communicators with memories that could give humans a run for their money. But culling and habitat loss is making it harder for them to pass on this expertise.
We can only dream of being forever young. But for hydra, tiny freshwater creatures, this is a reality. They don't age and can technically live forever — unless they starve or are killed.
The humble honeybee can control temperature in astounding ways — from keeping the hive cool during heat waves to cooking their enemies alive.
Plastic production has not been put forward as a response to the energy crisis. Until now.
Large-scale heat pumps offer cost-effective, climate-neutral heating that use waste and environmental heat.
German cities are turning off some lights at night, which not only saves money and electricity but benefits human health, the climate and biodiversity. Why we might benefit from darker cities.
Heat pumps are being touted as a climate-friendly option to keep homes warm as people look for alternatives to oil and gas. DW explains the mysteries behind them.
Co-housing projects are seeing a resurgence amid concerns about the impact of our homes on the planet.
From textiles and plastic to electrical waste: the world is drowning in rubbish.
Plastic has become a pollution nightmare. DW explores why billions are being invested in making more.
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Two children, two continents, one major health crisis. A look at how communities are coping with water problems.
We still have time to slow down climate change! Every Friday, we'll show you how to get out of this mess.
Rising temperatures and extreme heat have left countries around the world parched.
The icebreaker and cruise ship, the Commandant Charcot, invited climatologists on its maiden voyage to the North Pole.
A DW, Channels and NTV Uganda showcase of innovative and effective environmental concepts from Africa and Europe.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, Chris Ilems presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
Based in Uganda's capital, Kampala, Sandrah presents environmental issues and solutions from East Africa.
How a zero-waste restaurant in Ghana turns leftovers into fertilizer.
Be inspired and find constructive solutions for the environmental challenges of today with this DW and Scroll.in collaboration.
Based in Mumbai, Sannuta Raghu presents stories of innovation and the people behind them, who are finding solutions to the most pressing issues affecting the environment.
Can curbing emissions save the glaciers of Himachal Pradesh?
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