Navajos battle uranium pollution in America, a Peruvian farmer sues a German energy giant, Kenyan fishermen face foreign industrial competition, and South Korea's traditional divers could soon be a thing of the past.
The area around Kenya's Lake Naivasha is sometimes known as "the flower bed of Africa." But the industry — essential to the country's economy — is heavily polluting. Some companies are trying to be greener.
Oceans cover the majority of the earth's surface and are crucial to our survival. Global warming, overfishing and pollution are all huge threats. But how can we safeguard such a vast and important resource?
Mongolia's huge deposits of copper, ore, uranium and gold, has made mining one of the biggest contributors to the country's economy today. While some Mongolians welcome the additional jobs, others fear that the growth of the mining sector could destroy their health and their environment. Now, small-scale gold miners are trying to strike a balance.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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.
Where does soil come from, why is it brown, and can it save our climate? Get all the answers in this selection of our best videos and articles about what's going on under the ground!
For 30 years, the Brazilian government has been monitoring the extent of logging in the world's largest rainforest. What began with huge photos on paper is now digital — and yet trees are still being felled.
'[Africa's] youth must embrace climate action as a solution to the problems that the continent faces but also as an opportunity to create wealth.' — Richard Munang, UN Regional Climate Change Coordinator for Africa
Thousands of protestors hit the streets of Katowice to sound the alarm on climate change.
Soil is the link between the air, water, rocks, and organisms — and its health is vital in keeping ecosystems alive.
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