Our Earth has a fever! Can she sweat it out, now that there's a new doctor - the climate pact?
The French capital received nearly double the average rainfall in December and January, causing the river Seine to swell its banks. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the floods were a stark reminder of the need to adapt to climate change. But is global warming the only cause?
This year, storms have already left European cities like Paris and Bonn under water. A new study warns this is set to be the new normal – even if we keep global warming to the optimistic limit of 1.5 degree Celsius. DW spoke to scientist Richard Betts to find out more.
Transport is one of the major drivers of global warming. We hear about local initiatives to bring down emissions — from efforts to pedestrianize Paris, to the Kabul mayor's bold plan for eco-friendly travel. And, are e-scooters the answer to Mexico City's pollution problems?
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Humans and mosquitoes are at war. Diseases carried by the insects kill more than half a million people yearly. But scientists could weaponize mosquitoes in the fight against the illnesses they spread.
One of Europe's oldest gorillas is dead. The mighty ape, named Fritz, was put to sleep at Nuremberg Zoo after becoming increasingly frail. Staff described him as "a real character" who had a weakness for raspberry jam.
"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden... But though an old man, I am but a young gardener." Thomas Jefferson, 1811
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a young Tanzanian innovator working to solve the country's energy problem with windmills, rescue food from the waste bin in Greece and help save the mangroves which save Libreville.
A new app could help Brazil's indigenous groups protect their land and the environment.
On this week's eco@africa: a clever net harvesting water from fog and one of Africa's largest ape conservation projects.
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