Shrimp farms are one reason for disappearing mangrove forests in Ecuador. Two thirds of them have already been destroyed. Some resourceful entrepreneurs there are trying to come up with a system that better protects the environment.
After a decades-long ban on harmful ozone-depleting chemicals, the ozone layer is finally healing. Could this be a model for tackling other environmental problems like climate change?
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.
In an interview with DW, the Ecuadorian environment minister describes his country's achievements in protecting biodiversity — in the framework of developing a bioeconomy. Despite successes, plenty of challenges remain.
With its iconic giant tortoises, crested black iguanas, huge ocean manta rays and a veritable menagerie of other cool creatures, the Galapagos Islands are one of the most beautiful places you will probably never visit.
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