Tourists flock to Chernobyl 30 years on, controversy looms over Britain’s planned nuclear energy project, clean energy's thirst poses risks to global water resources, and Germany’s brown coal gets a green make-over.
Plastic — are we addicted? We look at our relationship with plastic pollution — and in the spirit of recycling, we're highlighting some best-ofs from previous coverage and looking at plastic-free living, reloaded.
Almost three years ago, DW reporter Tamsin Walker set for herself and her family the challenge of living plastic-free for four weeks. The first month went so well that she decided to extent the experiment for a further two. Three years later, we check in to see how she's kept it up.
A local initiative sought to tackle the plastic problem on the island nation of Sao Tomé and Principe. Now that the program is coming to an end, DW revisits how it worked.
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.
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how to rehabilitate land in South Africa with essential oils, visit Mauritania's Diawling National Park and take a seat on old repurposed oil drums.
On this week's eco@africa, a 'Ghetto Wardrobe' made from recycled rubber and plastic, a sanctuary for lost birds in South Africa and Cameroon's first eco-friendly car wash.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Meat would actually cost about triple its current market price if we factored in its environmental impact. Could a "meat tax" cut consumption and help do what needs to be done to fight climate change?
If Hanoi wants clean air, residents in the Vietnamese capital are going to have to kick their moped habit. Or at least trade in polluting models for cleaner alternatives.
Increasing droughts around the world may reduce barley yields, resulting in shortages of beer, a fall in global consumption and a rise in prices for the beloved beverage around the world, a new study finds.
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