As consumers, most of the choices we make leave behind an ecological footprint. So what does it really mean to be green?
More people than ever before are choosing to cut meat from their diet, whether for health reasons, animal rights or for the environment. And even fast-food giants like McDonald's are starting to take notice. Enter the McVegan — a 100% no-beef burger that is meant to taste just like the real thing. DW correspondent John Laurenson travelled to the Swedish city of Malmö to give it a try.
Our food choices affect the environment around us, but just how much? From Scandinavia to Somalia, we explore different diets around the world and take a closer look at how what we eat impacts the environment — and how the environment influences what we eat.
On this week's eco@africa, the growth of mushroom farming in Zimbabwe, Uganda's top crocodile catcher, and Kenya's young environmentalists. All this and much more!
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.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
"Right now we are paying for the irresponsibility of the generation before us, and if we don’t do anything now the generation after us will pay even more." – Nigerian eco-artist Stanley Aneto
Nigerian eco-artist Stanley Aneto is on a mission to use his work to engage younger generations in environmental issues.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
As Germany's coal commission and Chancellor Angela Merkel mull over a strategy for the country's exit from coal, DW's Gero Rueter visits the Rhineland region to meet those whose livelihoods could be on the line.
Created in a grassroots effort by local residents, a biodiversity park near India's capital New Delhi serves as a green haven for people and wildlife. Now authorities want to build a six-lane highway across it.
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