The elusive black panther has long been the subject of campfire stories in Africa. Sightings are rare – and it's even rarer to capture one on camera. Now, scientists have confirmed the animal's presence with a series of rare images.
On this week's special edition of Eco Africa, we meet eco heroes including a photographer who launched a campaign to ban plastic bags in Kenya and a man who's been planting trees in Burkina Faso to stop desertification.
The top wildlife photographers of 2018 have been crowned, with South Africa's Skye Meaker taking top honors in the youth category. Meaker tells DW of how he got his start — and of the challenges of working with leopards.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
The United Nations may have a reputation for being a talking shop. But when it comes to artificial intelligence and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, it's trying to get ahead of the conversation.
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