Fabrics spun from milk protein are hypoallergenic, compostable, and even – in an emergency – edible. Because they are made using only waste milk, they’re also sustainable. Move over polyester.
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.
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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 edition of Eco Africa we see how a Kenyan neighborhood organization is helping to make sure freshly hatched turtles reach the ocean and learn how to make a cycling helmet out of mushrooms.
On this special edition of Africa we take a closer look at the extinction of different animal and plant species from South Africa and Kenya to Tunisia and even Germany and how that impacts biodiversity.
On this week's Eco Africa, we meet two brothers in Ghana who are focusing on upcycling and sustainable fashion, follow female Masai zebra trackers in Kenya and see how bacteria can break down disposable plastic.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast brings you environment stories from around the globe.
Buildings and construction generate nearly 40% of global carbon emissions. As urbanization skyrockets, the sector needs to find ways to rapidly decarbonize through net-zero building.
When the world's largest emitter set an ambitious 2060 carbon neutrality target at the UN in September, it set off a chorus of hope that global heating might be kept below catastrophic levels.
Mexico's strawberry farms damage soil and are a drain on water. That's why small-scale farmers are shifting toward more sustainable forms of cultivation.
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