How can you tell if mahogany is really mahogany? And can you really know whether the wood in your table wasn't illegally felled? Germany's wood detectives are on the case with DNA analysis.
On this week's Eco Africa, lighting up Uganda with solar power, seeing the real value in the shea trees of Burkina Faso and turning the bothersome water hyacinths of Benin into fertilizer.
An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil.
Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing acceptance of their renewed presence in the country.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
From intense heat waves to crumbling foundations: DW looks at the impact the climate crisis is having on global cities.
On this week's show: music from garbage in DR Congo, endangered plants in South Africa and solar lamps in Rwanda.
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