In Germany, start-up 'GreenGuru' provides busy urban professionals a wholesome lunch and nutritious snacks. Healthy eating has become a trend - and it's even beneficial for the environment.
Organic food is bigger in Germany than in most countries, yet sales total only 5 percent of the nation's groceries market. Can "bio" ever break out of its niche status? (16.02.2017)
Even if you only buy eggs from free-range or organic chicken farms, chances are you've also eaten eggs from caged animals. In light of the Easter holidays, we shed light on the sordid business of eggs. (14.04.2017)
Eggs, milk, wool, leather - animal products are part of our everyday lives. But not for vegans. DW reporter Louise Osborne tried being vegan for a week, and ended up asking herself: Is it really more eco-friendly? (30.12.2016)
Eating local food is becoming increasingly popular, with regional products even being dubbed the "new organic." DW reporter Kiyo Dörrer tried out eating strictly local for a week - and made some surprising discoveries. (14.12.2016)
With so many healthy diet theories flying around these days, it can be hard to know what is actually good for our bodies. Here's a completely different view of food, one that's been established for thousands of years.
Sustainable cacao production in Sierra Leone, monitoring Kenya’s fish stocks and an eco-friendly soccer club. Watch these and many other exciting environmental stories from Africa and Europe.
Comfort food favorites could be in for a recipe change. The SPD is pushing for reductions in sugar, fat and salt in processed foods, as well as a law to enforce the healthy eating measures.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
Send us your stories, photos and videos and we will showcase them on our website where they can inspire others to do their bit too.
Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out hydroponic urban farms in Nigeria, art projects in Ghana's classrooms, a disappearing Senegalese village, and solar energy in Egypt's remotest areas.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
"Right now we are paying for the irresponsibility of the generation before us, and if we don’t do anything now the generation after us will pay even more." – Nigerian eco-artist Stanley Aneto
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Just because the plastic lands in the recycling bin doesn't mean it will find a new life in another product. While some is recycled and some is burnt for energy, much of Germany's plastic trash lands in Southeast Asia.
As the global population swells, so does the need for food. Could a Netherlands approach to farming that doesn't rely on soil, sunshine, water and pesticides be the answer?
They're intelligent, live in a unique social hierarchy and are important predators in their ecosystems. Can the highly endangered African wild dog be saved?
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version