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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.
Deforestation, light pollution, pesticides and wind turbines – German bats face threats left, right and center. To protect them, researchers need solid data on just how human activity is impacting their numbers.
The WWF's new Living Planet Report is ready for you to read - and for inspiring action. Its findings are heartbreaking, yet also encouraging. Its message is clear: the time to act is now.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
In Germany, some like it hot — this summer's unusually hot, sunny weather, that is. For many farmers, the prolonged heat means smaller harvests and diminished food reserves for their livestock. Will food prices soar?
"We used to sell the game or eat it ourselves. But we've stopped doing that. We want our children to see the wild animals in the future with their own eyes." - Danyso Hounde, hunter in Benin
On this week's eco@africa, we explore a Kenyan car park that produces solar energy, look at how one German city is tackling disposable coffee cup culture and hear some spicy news from Zanzibar.
"I think there is a great future for them [fruit bats] as long as we can continue to protect the habitat that they come to roost in and that they come to feed on." – Dion Scott, general manager of Kasanka National Park
Women in a village in Mali were given sheep by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).
On this week's show: volcanic rocks for greener cooking, fruit waste into art and recycling wind turbines.
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