Noisy tourist boat engines can be stressful for whales. But on La Gomera, one of Spain's Canary Islands, a company is letting the animals decide for themselves how close to get to tourists.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
Send us your stories, photos and videos and we will showcase them on our website where they can inspire others to do their bit too.
Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Burkina Faso's efforts to plug the electricity gap with renewable energy, recycling waste oil and reinventing mobility.
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn black soldier flies into superfood, learn how recycling can break down social barriers in Mozambique and visit a cooperative showing women how to use cocoa plants sustainably.
This week on Eco Africa we look at how beekeepers in Rwanda are preparing for a brighter future, see how hair clippings can be put to good use and learn how to build better housing in South Africa's Soweto township.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast brings you environment stories from around the globe.
US president-elect Joe Biden has chosen a seasoned diplomat to spearhead his climate policy. The long-term goal of going carbon-neutral by 2050 is bold and clear, but is it still achievable?
With face masks littering the environment, the search is on for sustainable solutions. Could they be recycled into new products? Or might masks made from organic materials cut pandemic pollution?
As Italian hazelnut plantations expand to cater to our love of chocolate and nougat, they are leaving a bitter aftertaste on local soil, water and air.
© 2020 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version