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The devastating damaged caused by environmental pollution is well-known. Yet some creatures have managed to adapt to live with, and even thrive in, imperfect environments.
The Beijing Organizing Committee has given assurances that snow will not be an issue at or after the 2022 Winter Olympics. Experts have told DW otherwise. We take a look at some of the claims.
Local projects have joined the push to raise awareness about the importance of mangroves in preventing coastal erosion.
The hotter it gets, the more we rely on energy-intensive ACs. But these devices are only making global heating worse.
The satire about a comet heading for Earth has triggered debate on our failure to act on the climate emergency.
Millions of homes will need to be built for booming city populations in the coming decades. The construction sector is a major greenhouse gas emitter, so what can the industry do to cut CO2?
Each year a small group of dedicated volunteers survey the mountains of Scotland's Highlands to monitor the UK's last patches of snow. Their data is invaluable for scientists measuring the effects of climate change.
As nations like France extend the life of ageing nuclear energy infrastructure, bordering countries that could suffer most from a meltdown have little say.
Can new year's resolutions to go vegan and fly less help stop climate change — or are individual lifestyle changes a distraction from real solutions?
With the Middle East feeling the heat of the climate crisis, cooperation between countries is essential.
A cave monastery facing eviction by a Malaysian cement company may be the last hope for a unique karst ecosystem.
More and more pesticides are being sprayed worldwide with deadly consequences for humans and nature, a report finds.
Indonesia has set itself the goal of making its fishing industry sustainable by 2025. But subsidies and a lack of monitoring, coupled with the vital role of the sector, make this a challenging target.
Each week, Ghana receives 15 million items of used clothing sent from the West. But 40% of the products are discarded due to poor quality. They end up at landfills and in bodies of water, polluting entire ecosystems.
The EU has adopted stricter rules for live animal transports after a shocking investigation into the industry.
With the world's corals facing mass die-off, a Red Sea reef ecosystem could offer hope.
Humans alive today are witnessing the beginning of the first mass extinction in 65 million years. What does biodiversity loss mean for us and the environment?
Vital marine ecosystems, seagrass meadows have for years been threatened by tourism and overdevelopment. Now conservationists are fighting to protect them for the future.
Amid an unprecedented extinction event, scientists have warned that protecting biodiversity is essential to protecting human life. However, experts are unsure whether China has the experience to lead a global effort.
Nuclear power will soon be seen as environmentally friendly in the EU. But nothing about it is green or safe.
It's being talked up as the "bridge" to a clean energy future. But can gas actually be green?
Activists have been protesting in front of the nuclear plant in Brokdorf for 35 years. Now, their vigil is finally over.
Wind power is essential to fighting climate change, yet building the turbines is energy-intensive and the blades are made from plastics. So how eco-friendly is wind power really?
Meet the German doctor who's trying to decarbonize healthcare and his patients.
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.
Want to inspire young people to protect the environment? Use our digital learning packs!
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.
A reef discovered off Tahiti's coast appears to be untouched by climate change.
Climate change is melting Kilimanjaro's ice cap and impacting those whose livelihoods are tied to it.
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.
Reunion, a tiny island in the Indian Ocean, wants to switch completely to green energy production by next year.
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.
In many regions, companies profit from water scarcity. The drier it gets, the more they profit.
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