"It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart." - Rainer Maria Rilke, German poet
The Taliban attacked government-controlled locations across the country to mark the beginning of their Operation Fath spring offensive. The militant group said it was committed to a "peaceful resolution."
Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have announced the start of their spring fighting season despite ongoing peace pushes. The declaration is largely symbolic, as their deadly attacks have continued through the winter.
Spring at last! After the long winter months Bavarian King Ludwig II's favorite palace is preparing for the summer season.
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 check out Rwanda's endangered golden monkeys getting a helping hand from tourism, a hydroponic pyramid maximizing farming efficiency and one of the world's biggest solar plants in Morocco.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out how to save Niger's endangered giraffes, an app to check for plastics in products, and the schools teaching kids how to farm in Uganda's capital Kampala.
On this week's Eco Africa, houses made from plastic bottles in Nigeria, a Kenyan start-up for fresh fish, and a project in Ghana fighting to save the endangered hippo.
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Drought and storms are decimating Germany's forests, causing an estimated €2.5 billion in damage in 2018-2019. Some 160,000 football fields worth of forests will need to be replanted, the government has estimated.
An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil.
A study found that the world lost an area of tropical forest roughly the size of England in 2018, equal to about 30 soccer fields every minute. The implications for efforts to fight global climate change are dire.
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