A hot new buzzword is green living.
How do you live a sustainable lifestyle? DW presents an automatic listing of content around the topic of green living.
With governments struggling to meet their climate goals, we look at what people in Germany and beyond are doing to reduce their own carbon footprints and live greener lives. We also look at the increasing problem of plastic waste in India.
A lot of our BBQ charcoal comes from tropical forests, and this can contribute to deforestation, a survey has found. But there are alternatives for more environmentally friendly grilling. How good are they?
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
Ironically, organic fruit and vegetables are often packaged and labeled with plastic. But such unnecessary packaging and plastic stickers could be replaced by an innovative laser mark. Will it catch on?
India's economy is growing - but so is its waste problem. Garbage is piling up in the nation's urban spaces due to the lack of efficient disposal systems. Now entrepreneurs are tackling the problem.
You might think climate scientists are doing enough for the planet through their work. But some are trying to live more sustainably by offsetting their CO2 in various ways. Their credibility is at stake, they say.
Solomon Sodeinde, who recently picked up a DW blogging award for a photo series on oil pollution in the Niger Delta, writes about environmental issues in Nigeria. Here he shares his favorite African environment blogs.
Nneota Egbe is a veteran host at eco@africa. He reveals what he's learned in that time, describes some memorable moments and explains what Africans and Europeans can learn from each other regarding the environment.
A scheme to control invasive plants in South Africa is helping to conserve water — and offering an inexpensive, eco-friendly solution for poor communities to bury their dead.
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on, what's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
Italian architect Luciano Pia turned a dream of co-existing with nature into reality in Turin, Italy. We visit his project "Verde 25," where residents are surrounded by trees in middle of an urban setting.
In the US alone, half a billion plastic straws are used every day, environmentalists say. Many of those end up in our oceans. Now there's an initiative to #StopSucking - you can still enjoy your cocktail without a straw.
DW encourages their human companions to protect the planet we all share. From carbon pawprint to waste to wildlife - it is in our hands to take up better practices.
The first pictures of earth from space, the first bicycles on earth, trash problems in the Mediterranean Sea, waterways changing color and controversial logging laws - a look back at the week in environmental news.
The German capital is hailed for its green spaces, where Berliners flock at the first glimpse of sun. Check out insider tips for the best nature hangouts - and find out if Berlin really is as green as people say.
On this week's Living Planet: From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green.
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