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.
Young people in Mumbai are taking action to protect the city's vanishing mangrove forests. The trees, a vital flood defense, help protect millions of vulnerable people on India's coast from rising sea levels.
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.
Senegalese coastal villages are affected by climate change and overfishing. While many men leave to seek employment abroad, women often stay behind and try to adapt to life between rising sea levels and desertification.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A study has found half of chicken meat at discount supermarkets is contaminated with antibiotic resistant germs that pose a major health risk. The results indicate antibiotics are overused at industrial poultry farms.
Thousands of waste pickers trawl for scrap metal at a huge, smoldering electronic waste dump in Ghana each day. In the process, they're damaging their health and the environment. One project is trying to change that.
In a speech given from a submersible, Seychelles President Daniel Faure has called for stronger protection of the oceans. His island nation is one of many threatened by global warming.
On this week's Eco Africa we check out the fight to save South Africa's flamingos, houses made from straw in Germany, and paper bags produced from banana in Uganda.
Africa's biggest electronics scrapyard is in Ghana's capital Accra, in the Agbogbloshie district.
"Hydroponic agriculture is one way for us to adapt to the phenomenon of climate change, because we can no longer rely on rain." – Kévin Douamba, Agri Pyramide inventor
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