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.
A rebroadcast of some of this year's best reports on food and drink: Wine producers vs. wild boars in Italy, bugs on the menu in Kenya, Costa Rica coffee growers go green and Louise Osborne attempts the vegan challenge.
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 see how kites generate wind power, visit Kenya's Maasai beekeepers and see how to support local fisheries in Gabon while protecting marine life.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out zero-emission electric safari vehicles in Kenya, protecting turtles in Ivory Coast, and a sustainable alternative to plastic bags in Uganda.
Last week Eco Africa had a visitor from our French-language partner station CRTV Cameroon Radio and Television Service. It was a opportunity to better understand the demands of our international collaboration.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory.
The baby dugong, which washed up in waters off southern Thailand months ago, has died from a stomach infection caused by swallowing bits of plastic. Marium's death once again casts a spotlight on plastics in the ocean.
Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18.
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