On Senegal's coast, the ocean is both savior and destroyer. Many are dependent on fishing to survive but encroaching water is forcing people to flee. Now, Senegalese are trying to turn back the tide.
The West African country is hardly known as a tourist destination. In addition to the capital, Dakar, attractions include kilometers of sandy beaches and huge mangrove forests. Time for a visit.
The WWF has published its biennial report on the state of life on Earth and the threats to it. Digging into the data, we highlight what you need know about the state of the planet's animals.
Between May and July millions of sardines move northward along the east coast of South Africa, creating a feeding frenzy along the coastline.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"We teach them about keeping the environment clean, taking out the litter before they paddle and we are using canoeing as some sort of incentive." – Siyanda Sopangisa, Founder of Khayelitsha Canoe Club in South Africa
Prize-winning South African activist Makoma Lekalakala's successful legal battle to stop a secret nuclear power deal in her homeland won her international acclaim. She tells DW about defending the environment in court.
On this week's eco@africa, we're looking at ways to live more greenly, from an environment-orientated canoe club in South Africa to the top trends for a more sustainable Christmas and greening Mauritania's capital.
Soil is second only to the ocean in the service it provides as a CO2 store. When in the ground, carbon enriches the soil and is good for the climate, but misuse of land has already led to the loss of large stores.
Thousands of protestors hit the streets of Katowice to sound the alarm on climate change.
A selection of our best videos and articles about what's going on under the ground!
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