German natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt was a legend in his day. We meet the author of a new book which remembers the 19th century adventurer and explains why his research remains relevant.
On the year of the 250th birthday of the pioneering German naturalist, award-winning Humboldt expert Andrea Wulf has published an illustrated book about his storied 1799-1804 expedition through equatorial America.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how Kenyans are breeding silkworms, try out a new bike made of bamboo and learn how free-range chickens can help Zimbabwe address food security and community empowerment.
This week's Eco Africa is a special edition on eco-friendly businesses. From recycled batteries in Ghana to compost toilets in Germany, we explore the startups proving that it pays to be green.
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.
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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.
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn barrels into efficient composters for people in the city, visit new sustainable homes in one of South Africa's townships and see how one island is preparing for rising waters.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out recultivating a climate-resilient supergrain in Mali, a Ugandan teen activist championing tree planting, and Zimbabwe's all-female anti-poaching squad.
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What happens to zoo animals caught in the crossfire of violent conflict? A veterinarian who works in war zones around the world tells DW about some of his most difficult missions.
At the Green Free School in Copenhagen, you're more likely to find pupils repairing a bicycle or doing urban farming than sitting in front of a blackboard. Could a different approach to learning spark a green transition?
An abandoned ship washed up on the Irish coast this week. From the Flying Dutchman tale to North Korean ships washing up on the Japanese coast, "ghost ships" occupy space in both folklore and reality.
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