For centuries, the people of the Peruvian Andes have used their forests only as a source for fire wood. Now the mountains are almost completely deforested. An annual tree-planting ceremony shall bring back the green to the Andes.
In the Peruvian Andes, villagers travel from far and wide to take part in a special tree-planting ceremony each year. They want to restore once lush forests and protect their villages from landslides.
Millions of people living along the Rio Magdalena are feeling the sting of climate change, as fish stocks — and the river itself — dries up. But they're taking action to preserve their unique landscape and way of life.
Cocoa farming is the first step in making the world's most popular sweet treat: chocolate. But in one top cocoa producing nation, yields have been plummeting for years. What can be done to boost production in Ghana?
Celebrated German explorer Alexander von Humboldt was born 250 years ago. Far ahead of his time, he warned of the critical importance of protecting nature. Now Germany's president is following in his footsteps.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version