To counteract the soil erosion impact of Senegal's monocultures, organic farmer Ibrahima Seck started farming cooperatives to cultivate different species. His idea turned out to be a model for a whole region.
The fish meal factories that dot West Africa's coastline and supply aquaculture industries in Europe and Asia are vying with locals for their fish staple. DW looks at the fallout in Senegal and Mauritania.
A new report concludes that the damage already done by the Trump administration to the environment, and the US agency that regulates it, will result in 80,000 deaths each decade.
European environmental advocates say a new EU plan to eliminate palm oil biofuel by 2030 does not protect rainforests and was heavily influenced by EU trade interests in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Soils are a double-edged climate sword. They are huge reservoirs of organic carbon and can act as a carbon sink. But they can also release CO2 into the atmosphere when used unsustainably.
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