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Tons of dead fish were found in the Oder River bordering Germany. The die-off has been called an "ecological disaster."
Two-thirds of voluntary commitments to go greener on plastics fail or are dropped, a DW investigation has found.
The deteriorating situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine includes reports of shelling.
After struggling for years to finance his training, commercial pilot Todd Smith swapped his wings for climate activism.
As wildfires again burn out of control, strategies to limit climate-fueled infernos include fighting fire with fire.
Trees are powerful tools in the fight against global heating, but planting billions more of them won't save the climate.
The climate crisis has intensified risk conditions for extreme weather events across the word.
Heat waves are melting Himalayan glaciers on which hundreds of million people rely, flooding villages and leaving residents without drinking water. Climate change heats up Asia's highlands faster than other regions.
A five-yearly report by the Australian government said the country's flora and fauna was badly affected by bush fires, drought and global warming. It warned more species could head for extinction.
As climate change exacerbates heat, more people rely on energy-guzzling air conditioners to keep cool. How solutions like passive cooling and better designs for cities can help.
Just halfway through the year, we have already used up all the resources the Earth can sustainably produce.
Investing in efforts to replace animal flesh with vegan meats would quickly and effectively cut greenhouse gas pollution, a report from Boston Consulting Group has found.
Beneath our feet, a vast microbial network allows trees to communicate and share resources with each other.
Southern shores of the Mediterranean Sea are losing sand faster than almost anywhere else. The good news is, there are ways to cope.
As war in Ukraine strangles global wheat supplies and extreme weather hits harvests, hardy and climate-resilient wild and ancient grains could bring greater food security.
Bees can control temperature in astounding ways — from keeping cool during heat waves to cooking their enemies alive.
Did you know it's entirely possible for a rock to come to life? Introducing: lithops, or "living stones."
It's summer in the northern hemisphere. Animals have developed different ways of dealing with the sweltering heat.
Cancellations, short staffing and lost baggage currently make flying a nightmare. In Europe, trains are set to become a faster, more reliable and climate-friendly alternative.
A "green nudge" can inspire more environmentally friendly consumption without overt rules or bans. It can be as simple as making a plant-based dish the first option on the menu.
DW explores the best solutions for small and commercial vehicles as battery-fueled EVs get cheaper and more "climate-neutral" e-fuels prepare to hit the market.
Demand for air conditioning is growing. But there are other options that are less harmful to 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.
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.
The California park is famed for its ancient sequoia trees. Firefighters are trying to ensure they don't burn.
Deforestation in the Amazon, a return to firewood in Ghana and reforestation lessons from Scotland
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.
The greenhouse gas carbon dioxide can be captured to make something useful.
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.
An Indian company recycles lithium-ion batteries to ensure they don't end up as pollutants.
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