What if you could produce wind energy with a kite? Roderick Read, a Scot living on a remote island, has been working on just such a machine for the past seven years.
Elections in India usually center around communities, religion, jobs and development. But political parties need to focus on reducing pollution and reining in the environmental crisis, young people say.
Germany has more than 28,000 wind turbines — but many are old and by 2023 more than a third must be decommissioned. Disposing of them is a huge environmental problem. Expert Jan Tessmer tells DW he's optimistic.
Disposing of old wind turbines is a big problem – not only are they deeply embedded in the ground, but getting rid of them releases dangerous dust. Now a firm in Germany has developed a way to recycle the rotor blades.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at how Liberia is trying to tackle illegal fishing, visit a school in Uganda teaching much more than the classics and tour the endangered mangroves of Guinea.
A study has found half of chicken meat at discount supermarkets is contaminated with antibiotic resistant germs that pose a major health risk. The results indicate antibiotics are overused at industrial poultry farms.
Thousands of waste pickers trawl for scrap metal at a huge, smoldering electronic waste dump in Ghana each day. In the process, they're damaging their health and the environment. One project is trying to change that.
In a speech given from a submersible, Seychelles President Daniel Faure has called for stronger protection of the oceans. His island nation is one of many threatened by global warming.
Africa's biggest electronics scrapyard is in Ghana's capital Accra, in the Agbogbloshie district.
"Hydroponic agriculture is one way for us to adapt to the phenomenon of climate change, because we can no longer rely on rain." – Kévin Douamba, Agri Pyramide inventor
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