Many peoples' lives depend on the forest and the animals within, but all of us need the forest. It's crucial to the water cycle, helps prevent against landslides and erosion and is an active player in climate protection.
Brazil's indigenous groups are struggling to protect their land from cattle ranchers and loggers. Now, some are turning to their phones as a weapon in the fight against land-grabbing and environmental destruction.
Many peoples’ lives depend on the forest and the animals within, but all of us need the forest. It’s crucial to the water cycle, helps prevent against landslides and erosion and is an active player in climate protection.
What secrets to success can forest ecosystems offer companies? German economic philosophers lead managers through a Munich woodland and explain what they can learn from fungi and dead trees.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
Palm oil can be used in everything from cosmetics to fuel, and is cheap and efficient to produce. But this versatile crop has a dark side — its incredible popularity has caused widespread environmental destruction.
German conservationists want the public to head outdoors and count creepy crawlies this weekend. They're holding a nationwide insect census to collect crucial data on a population they say is under threat.
On this week's eco@africa, we look at reforestation efforts in Nigeria, learn about environmentally friendly aqua farming and see why shea trees are more valuable kept alive than used as charcoal in Burkina Faso.
Clear and farm, that's what living in the Selva Maya used to be about. But now there is an alternative.
Water is precious in one of Morocco’s driest regions. But a innovative net harvesting fog helps boost its water supply.
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