The coronavirus seems to be a blessing for nature, as greenhouse gas emissions from transport have dropped. The downside of lockdown measures is the significant increase of plastic waste in private households.
Friendships end easily over money. After an unsuccessful weekend, the EU is continuing talks on a €1.8 trillion deal — but German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems more confident. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
This week on Eco Africa we learn how to turn plastic trash into marble, follow a conservation group saving rhinos from becoming the target of poachers and meet an artist who uses his work to campaign for the oceans.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out how South Africa's biggest bird reserve is struggling with the impact of the corona crisis, slam dunking the junk in Senegal and turning plastic waste into face masks in Uganda.
Are you looking for engaging ways to explain complex environmental issues to high school children? Global Ideas learning packs are full of ideas and guidance.
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