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COP 14 kicks off this week — a key meeting of decision-makers on biodiversity. With goals focusing on how to conserve the array of life on our planet and ensuring resources are used sustainably, the body will be looking at how we can protect ecosystems from pollution, habitat loss and climate change. DW’s environment team leader Sonya Diehn discusses the global state of biodiversity.
Millions of people around the world are observing the annual Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change. Dubai and Australia's Sydney Opera House were among the places to join the blackout.
More than three-quarters of all plant and animal species live in the tropics. But time to protect them is running out, a new study finds. Researchers are calling for a better approach to save this precious biodiversity.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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.
One year after Cape Town's water crisis, tourists are coming back to South Africa's "Mother City." But is the water crisis entirely averted? Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town.
Customers face a false choice between people or the planet when buying electric cars, according to a rights watchdog. Amnesty International has called for the industry to make "radical changes" in five years.
A new panel of Cabinet members has been tasked with determining how Germany will meet its binding climate protection goals. A draft law would see responsibility for climate protection spread across all German ministries.
Thousands of kids have walked out of class for a global day of climate action. DW spoke to some of the strikers.
"My dream is to have every citizen in Juba realize that a cleaner environment has greater dividends for all of us and that we will have a cleaner Juba." – Nhial Majak Nhial, Juba's former deputy mayor
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