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"16.01.2017 15:46:05" dw.com Concrete answers to a recycling problem | eco@africa | DW.COM | 16.01.2017 Concrete is the world's most widely used construction material. And it's highly polluting. But a German firm has developed a way of recycling old concrete. Discarded concrete is a huge burden on the environment. This entrepreneur in Germany has found a way to turn it into a source of valuable raw materials!
"16.01.2017 14:46:39" dw.com Scientists train laser beams on cruel practice of shredding chicks | Science | DW.COM | 16.01.2017 Is there finally a good alternative to the cruel practice of shredding new-born chicks? http://dw.com/p/2VrIm
"16.01.2017 10:49:00" dw.com Smart traffic in Kenya | eco@africa | DW.COM | 16.01.2017 Kenya's capital Nairobi has a traffic and air pollution problem. But Ma3Route, a Kenyan mobile, web and SMS platform, wants to change that with a smart crowd-sourced solution. Want to avoid traffic jams? Just ask other drivers where the streets are clogged. An innovative online platform now helps people in Kenya help each other to find an open road
"15.01.2017 19:01:01" dw.com Giving up my filthy fashion habit As a self-confessed fast fashion addict, DW reporter Jennifer Collins decided it was time to break her bad habit and scrutinize the environmental impact of the garment industry. She was shocked by what she learned. #HowGreenAmI
"15.01.2017 17:52:00" dw.com Fighting Zambia's poison fog | eco@africa | DW.COM | 13.01.2017 Zambia's state coffers are dependant on mining but the social and green costs of the industry are huge. Eco hero Peter Sinkamba is fighting to put people and the planet first. Zambia's state coffers are dependent on mining but the social and green costs of the industry are huge. Eco hero Peter Sinkamba is fighting to put people and the planet first. #EcoAfrica
"15.01.2017 12:54:01" dw.com Seedlings of hope | eco@africa | DW.COM | 13.01.2017 A social enterprise is trying to boost green farming in Tunisia with the resilient acacia tree. The tree prefers dry soil and produces Arabic gum and Moringa oil, which could provide valuable income. A social enterprise is trying to boost green farming in Tunisia with the resilient acacia tree. The tree prefers dry soil and produces Arabic gum and Moringa oil, which could provide valuable income. #EcoAfrica
"14.01.2017 16:12:01" Timeline Photos Each year, Faroe Island fishermen kill hundreds of whales for food and income. DW takes a trip there to take a look at the controversial tradition. #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2VjcI
"13.01.2017 23:17:00" dw.com Jellyfish: underrated beauties Jellyfish have a bad rep. Most people are disgusted by or even afraid of them. But the squishy sea-dwellers are beautiful creatures, who don't even need a brain to gracefully float through the seas.
"13.01.2017 22:31:01" soundcloud.com Living Planet: From trash heap to designer park Pollution is a huge problem in the Brazilian megacity Rio de Janeiro. But now some residents brought about quite a transformation - and there's more to come. #LivingPlanet
"13.01.2017 17:22:01" dw.com Burkina Faso abandons GM cotton | eco@africa | DW.COM | 13.01.2017 Burkina Faso is one of the world's top cotton producers, but its sales have taken a hit on the world markets. Some blame GM cotton, which the government now wants to phase out by 2018. Burkina Faso is one of the world's top cotton producers, but its sales have taken a hit on the world markets. Some blame GM cotton, which the government now wants to phase out by 2018.
"13.01.2017 15:55:00" dw.com Welcome to eco@africa Welcome to #EcoAfrica. On this week's show, we explore innovative solutions to air pollution and bad traffic in Kenya and find out about controversial whaling practices on the Faroe Islands.
"13.01.2017 14:50:19" dw.com Here be dragons Sensation in the marine world - after almost 100 years of research, scientists capture rare ruby seadragons on video for the first time.
"13.01.2017 13:53:11" DW Environment A grey city goes green - Essen, in the heartland of Germany's Ruhr area was once the country's industrial hub. But since the decline of coal mining, the entire region has been working to re-invent itself. And these efforts are paying off - the city has The city of Essen goes green and has been designated European Green Capital 2017.
"13.01.2017 11:44:15" dw.com It's a slug's life Tiny and slimy, slugs have the power to disgust, repel, and strip gardeners of their lettuces and their nerves. But they are also innovative survivors that provide a valid eco-service.
"13.01.2017 06:02:00" Timeline Photos Sunrise and sunset - in a chaotic world these are two constants that can be relied upon. Good morning everybody. #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2ViZN
"12.01.2017 19:36:00" dw.com Zimbabwe: street food vendors banned over typhoid, cholera fears Zimbabwe has banned street food vendors in the capital Harare following a typhoid outbreak blamed on poor sanitation and erratic water supplies.
"12.01.2017 16:08:01" dw.com Preserving Congo peatland vital for climate Preserving a recently discovered tropical peatland in Congo will be vital for the local ecosystem and the global climate.
"12.01.2017 12:26:36" DW Environment Who do you think is greener: Apple or Amazon? Greenpeace International looked at who is using clean energy and who is still sticking to fossil fuel. This is what they found out. Who do you think is greener: Apple or Amazon? Channels Television
"12.01.2017 10:27:37" dw.com Snowman on track in northern Germany forces train into emergency stop Watch out! Snowman on track!!
"11.01.2017 18:44:00" Like ice in the sunshine While most of Europe is struggling with snow and icy temperatures, it's quite a challenge to stay cool in Australia.
"11.01.2017 16:23:22" dw.com Imminent Gulf Stream system collapse? Should we be worried? New research suggests the Gulf Stream system that grants Europe and parts of North America its temperate climate cannot weather global warming.
"11.01.2017 16:03:50" National Geographic President Obama has protected more of the sea than any world leader in history. After quadrupling the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in northwestern Hawaii, he discusses his legacy: http://on.natgeo.com/2jAt3MT President Obama's legacy. "He has protected more of the sea than any world leader in history."
"11.01.2017 11:23:33" dw.com Making the most of mud | eco@africa | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 Architect Eike Roswag-Klinge uses mud as a building material all over the world. It's natural to say the least, but could it be used for environmentally-friendly building across Europe? Architect Eike Roswag-Klinge uses mud as a building material all over the world. It's natural to say the least, but could it be used for environmentally-friendly building across Europe?
"11.01.2017 00:01:00" Rescue of a deer on Connecticut River Humans aren't the only ones struggling with the winter weather .
"10.01.2017 21:18:00" dw.com Secrets of the Brazilian Cerrado Deforestation, agricultural expansion and fires have destroyed nearly 60 percent of the world's most biologically rich savanna, the Cerrado. We view the region in pictures.
"10.01.2017 17:02:00" dw.com Of blue bills and Colombian conservation | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 10.01.2017 Referred to by indigenous populations as the "Paujil," Colombia's mystical blue-billed curassow is one of the country's most threatened bird species. Saving its remaining habitat is crucial for its survival. Have you ever heard of Colombia's mystical blue-billed curassow? It is one of the country's most threatened bird species. And saving its remaining habitat is crucial for its survival.
"10.01.2017 16:18:51" DW Environment Uganda is famous for its coffee, arabica in particular. Now, climate change is forcing farmers to change their farming methods. Climate change and its challenges.
"10.01.2017 16:12:00" dw.com Migrants in Greece and the Balkans suffer in freezing temperatures Thousands of migrants in Greece and in the Balkans have been suffering in freezing temperatures and bad weather. Local authorities have failed to prepare emergency measures, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said.
"10.01.2017 10:39:00" dw.com Philippines: Turning garbage into food Norberto cooks for the residents of "Happyland," a vast slum on the edge of Manila. He gets the meat for his dishes from the garbage dump, bits of food scraps salvaged after the rich have filled their bellies.
"10.01.2017 08:15:15" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"09.01.2017 18:38:00" dw.com Want to pet that cute owl? Think again! After its kitten craze, owl cafés seem to be Japan's next big thing. Customers have been lining up to spend time with the big-eyed birds. But despite good intentions, experts say signs of stress are likely to be misread.
"09.01.2017 15:36:25" DW Environment In response to our call for snow pictures Erika M Stevens has sent us a photo of Lake Tahoe pines while driving to the ski slopes. #doingyourbit
"09.01.2017 13:32:31" theguardian.com www.theguardian.com Native Americans fight Texas pipeline using 'same model as Standing Rock'.
"09.01.2017 10:20:59" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Our reporter went to the Magdalena region of Colombia. It's a natural paradise that offers shelter for rare species of monkeys, reptiles and birds. Choose this week's Facebook header. Just 'like' your favorite.
"08.01.2017 22:37:47" Timeline Photos Mark Mwikisa Chibala (Zambia) contacted us to share a photo of his roof garden, the first one in his southern province district, Kalomo. He build it from a car wash business and he wants to encourage other youths to include nature in their house plans.
"08.01.2017 21:57:56" dw.com Dry ice: New weapon against rats | All media content | DW.COM | 02.01.2017 The US city of Chicago is struggling with a growing rodent problem. Apart from using the regular vermin pesticides, the city's Bureau of Rodent Control is trying something new: dry ice. The US city of Chicago is struggling with a growing rodent problem. Apart from using the regular vermin pesticides, the city's Bureau of Rodent Control is trying something new: dry ice.
"08.01.2017 20:30:17" dw.com Nigeria's farmers adapt to climate change In Nigeria, many regions are getting drier, and the desert has been encroaching into communities in the Sahel region of Africa. What does this mean for farmers?
"08.01.2017 18:41:15" dw.com Teff: Sustainable Superfood Teff is the new super food.Foreign sales were delayed to prevent a food crises similar to what happened in Andean countries during the worldwide Quinoa boom.
"08.01.2017 16:57:35" dw.com Making the most of mud | All media content | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 Architect Eike Roswag-Klinge uses mud as a building material all over the world. It's natural to say the least, but could it be used for environmentally-friendly building across Europe? Architect Eike Roswag-Klinge uses mud as a building material all over the world. It's natural to say the least, but could it be used for environmentally-friendly building across Europe?
"08.01.2017 15:17:10" Timeline Photos Anaesu Paschal (Nigeria) contacted us to share a photo of his balcony plants with plastic bottles: reducing plastic pollution, increasing and using solar energy. As he points out, it is a small environmental contribution, but it is a contribution
"08.01.2017 12:15:11" dw.com Eco-at-Africa - The Environment Magazine | All media content | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 This week, we check out the green rooftops of Johannesburg, learn about Principé's plans to be plastic-free, explore the properties of mud and look at the link between climate change and health. This week, we check out the green rooftops of Johannesburg, learn about Principé's plans to be plastic-free, explore the properties of mud and look at the link between climate change and health.
"07.01.2017 22:55:01" dw.com Deforestation in the Carpathians | All media content | DW.COM | 06.01.2017 In Romania's Carpathian Mountains, some three hectares of forest are felled every hour. Activist Gabriel Paun is working to stop the illegal practice, but that puts him at risk. In Romania's Carpathian Mountains, some three hectares of forest are felled every hour. Activist Gabriel Paun is working to stop the illegal practice, but that puts him at risk.
"07.01.2017 21:46:32" Growing Food on concrete Johannesburg is using urban farming to lift people out of poverty, counter food insecurity and off-set its CO2 emissions.
"07.01.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Drought in E. Africa leaves millions in need of aid Northern Kenya is one of the country's poorer regions and most inhabitants depend on their livestock in order to survive. Their herds have been weakened by hunger and they are unable to sell them at an adequate price.
"07.01.2017 18:05:51" Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project BREAKING: Tilikum, the Blackfish Whale is Dead
Read more: http://bit.ly/2jbSoZc #DontGoToSeaWorld
Take Action: dolphin.fyi/DolphinPledge First Pan Pan, then Granny, now Tilikum ... Sad news for wildlife! :(
"07.01.2017 16:51:41" dw.com Tortoise meets tourist on the Galápagos Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the Galápagos each year. But careful steps are taken to minimize their impact on biodiversity.
"07.01.2017 13:46:03" dw.com Going green in downtown Johannesburg | All media content | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 Six rooftops in Johannesburg have been turned into neighborhood food co-operatives. The city is using urban farming to lift people out of poverty, counter food insecurity and off-set its CO2 emissions. The city is using urban farming to lift people out of poverty, counter food insecurity and off-set its CO2 emissions.
"07.01.2017 10:34:01" dw.com Info-film: Our health and climate change | All media content | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 As the climate changes, so do the risks to our health. Not only are diseases such as malaria more likely to spread, but there are more extreme weather events that hurt or kill people. The climate changes so not only are diseases such as malaria more likely to spread, but there are more extreme weather events that hurt or kill people.
"07.01.2017 08:43:00" dw.com Our beautiful planet Good morning! Reminiscent of a painting by an old master, these shot shows dogs and their fleecey wards settling down to the all important business of eating in the snow.
"06.01.2017 22:55:00" dw.com Five of the world's biggest environmental problems 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(8) Five of the world's biggest environmental problems that must be solved if the world is to remain a supportive habitat for humans and other
"06.01.2017 21:35:39" dw.com From rags to artistic riches "I want to increase awareness of this type of waste from fashion designers because most people don't even know about it," said a Ghanaian nature lover.
"06.01.2017 18:30:26" dw.com No island for plastic | eco@africa | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 Principé has launched an initative encouraging locals to trade 50 discarded plastic bottles for a reusable aluminium one. The island is hoping to be largely plastic free by 2020. Principé has launched an initative encouraging locals to trade 50 discarded plastic bottles for a reusable aluminium one. By 2020, the island wants to be free of plastic.
"06.01.2017 15:30:00" dw.com Heating with coffee | eco@africa | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 An Austrian man is trying to prevent deforestation in Ethiopia by using the dregs of the coffee production industry as fuel. He turns the fruit of the plant into briquettes that can be used for cooking and heating. An Austrian man is trying to prevent deforestation in Ethiopia by using the dregs of the coffee production industry as fuel.
"06.01.2017 13:18:15" dw.com Tourism: Boon or threat for the Galápagos? In 2015, some 224,000 tourists visited the Galápagos Islands. Yet conservationists are keenly aware of the risks they pose to the islands' unique flora and fauna.
"06.01.2017 10:43:28" DW Environment Germany's northeastern coast was struck by the worst flooding the region has seen in over ten years.
"06.01.2017 09:08:33" dw.com Living Planet: Sounds of nature | All media content | DW.COM | 05.01.2017 We revisit some of our favorite musical stories of the last year. We talk to the lit-hopper behind the Rapper's Guide to Climate Chaos, and the scientists turning climate data into music. Plus, in India's Ghats mountain range we find out how beatboxing How beatboxing with birds could help protect biodiversity? Revisit with us some of our favorite musical stories of the last year!
"06.01.2017 06:35:01" dw.com Our beautiful planet Do you love a white landscape? In this case, you can enjoy it in the form of images such as this one, taken in the western German Sauerland region a few days ago.
"05.01.2017 22:00:00" dw.com War over white truffles in Italy | All media content | DW.COM | 04.01.2017 Ever since white truffles became more valuable than gold worldwide, collectors in Italy have been waging war among themselves, with many different means. Ever since white truffles became more valuable than gold worldwide, collectors in Italy have been waging war among themselves, with many different means.
"05.01.2017 20:08:01" dw.com The wonderful world of lichens They pop up across the globe in the most unlikely of places - and in a surprising array of shapes and colors.Take a closer look at the curious life of lichens!
"05.01.2017 18:56:39" dw.com China ivory ban brings hope for elephants "[The] ivory trade ban will effectively reduce the demand in China, therefore help to reverse the decline of wild elephants in Africa."
"05.01.2017 17:18:47" Soaring solar Israel is building the highest solar tower in the world.
"05.01.2017 14:02:33" DW Environment Chickens are amazingly clever and they understand a lot of what is happening in the world around them, according to a new review of scientific literature on the subject.
"05.01.2017 11:01:00" dw.com A green, slimy superfood | eco@africa | DW.COM | 04.01.2017 A fourth-generation fishing family in Northern Ireland is cultivating kelp to create delicious recipes. At the same time, the seaweed provides a habitat for marine wildlife. A fishing family in Northern Ireland is cultivating kelp to create delicious recipes. At the same time, the seaweed provides a habitat for marine wildlife.
"05.01.2017 09:21:02" DW Environment Germany's northeastern coast was struck over Wednesday night and into Thursday morning by the worst flooding the region has seen in over ten years.
"05.01.2017 06:55:00" dw.com German insurer says costs of natural disasters soared in 2016 While 2016 saw a 66 percent increase in the financial impact of natural disasters around the world the number of casualties was reduced. There were 8,700 deaths in 2016, compared to 25,400 in 2015.
"04.01.2017 22:00:00" dw.com Clash in German forest as red line is crossed 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(1) Logging has begun in Hambach Forest, where activists have sought for years to protect ancient trees - which grow over coal coveted by German power company
"04.01.2017 20:08:00" dw.com Kenya: Bees versus elephants To protect their own fields from elephants, many farmers in Kenya make targeted use of bee colonies.
"04.01.2017 18:00:43" An app to control pests A start-up in the German city of Hanover has come up with an app that can control pests and many plant diseases.
"04.01.2017 16:20:12" dw.com Lichens: Astonishing microcosmos Lichens are made up of fungus and algae. Scientists estimate there are more than 20,000 species of lichen and they keep discovering new ones.
"04.01.2017 13:33:57" DW Environment While in Sarajevo it has been abated by snowfall and strong winds, smog is hanging over large parts of China. Some people are finding creative ways to tell authorities they've had enough.
"04.01.2017 12:30:00" dw.com Report: Nitrate threatens groundwater in Germany German authorities also found that phosphorus was above the line at 65 percent of all points set up at rivers and lakes, while also affecting algae in the North and the Baltic Seas.
"04.01.2017 10:27:52" DW Environment We've all heard of top e-car maker Tesla Motors. With FF entering the same market with a similar strategy, the competitive forces driving change in automotive technology toward self-driving e-cars will further intensify.
"04.01.2017 06:05:00" dw.com Dangers lurking in the permafrost 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(7) Many fear that melting permafrost could create a feedback loop, further accelerating global warming.
"03.01.2017 22:45:00" dw.com Water taxis smooth sailing for commuters | All media content | DW.COM | 31.12.2016 Water taxis could revolutionize commuter transport in Lagos, if the price came down a bit and more people used them. One activist wants to increase the number of water taxi commuters threefol Water taxis could revolutionize commuter transport in Lagos, if the price came down a bit and more people used them.
"03.01.2017 21:15:00" dw.com Dog sledding through Lapland | All media content | DW.COM | 02.01.2017 North of the Arctic Circle, a couple organizes dog-sledding tours in Swedish Lapland. Adventurous tourists can book expeditions that last several days with Matti Holmgren and Stina Svensson. North of the Arctic Circle, a couple organizes dog-sledding tours in Swedish Lapland.
"03.01.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Hundreds evacuated as fire ravages Chilean city of Valparaiso Dozens of fire brigades from Valparaiso and its neighboring municipalities have been deployed to fight a violent wildfire that is devastating the historic port town on the western coast of Chile.
"03.01.2017 18:00:01" dw.com Saving Canada's only desert 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(6) The desert, which is actually an antelope-brush ecosystem, is one of the country's most endangered habitats.
"03.01.2017 16:37:33" dw.com Bird flu will continue to flare into 2017 Bird flu is back, and is spreading quickly. The H5N8 strain of bird flu reached Europe in October 2016, and since then has been detected in at least 14 countries including France, Denmark and Germany.
"03.01.2017 14:30:30" dw.com Outrage over bison hunting in Poland Poland's environmental authorities have granted permission for hunting 10 bison in the Borki Primeval Forest. They argue that the herd there is too large and threatened by tuberculosis. http://dw.com/p/2VC5f
"03.01.2017 12:45:15" Evacuation in Bolivia Hundreds of people were evacuated in Bolivia after floods and mudslides destroyed their houses.
"03.01.2017 08:52:36" DW Environment 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(5) By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership.
"03.01.2017 06:18:00" dw.com The Mubende coffee plantations In 2001, 4000 Ugandans in Mubende were forced off their land to make way for a coffee plantation owned by the Hamburg-based Neumann Gruppe.
"02.01.2017 22:34:00" dw.com Trump prepares to dismantle US environmental law 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(4) President-elect Donald Trump has chosen a well-known climate skeptic to oversee the transition of the country's Environmental Protection Agency.
"02.01.2017 20:30:00" dw.com Death toll rises in Indian Lalmatia coal mine collapse Rescue workers working with sniffer dogs and underground imaging raised the body count to 17 on Sunday, after a mine collapse in eastern India.
"02.01.2017 18:24:00" dw.com Berlin: Vegan capital of the world? 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(3) Berlin has become a haven for vegans, with specialized restaurants, butchers and even sex shops.
"02.01.2017 17:29:04" dw.com From coal city to European Green Capital - Essen's extreme makeover Coal, steel and heavy industry all featured prominently in Essen's past. But now the reinvented Ruhr region hub is showing off its environmental credentials as 2017's European Green Capital. Samantha Early paid a visit. When Essen was made titleholder for 2017, the judges praised its "admirable efforts" to overcome its challenging industrial past and reinvent itself as a "green city."
"02.01.2017 15:31:36" DW Environment In a move designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants, China said it would ban all domestic ivory trade by the end of 2017.
"02.01.2017 13:27:41" dw.com 2016 a record-breaking year for earthquakes in New Zealand With nearly 33,000 recorded earthquakes, including two in excess of 7.0, one part or another of New Zealand was atremble, on average, every 15-20 minutes.
"02.01.2017 11:51:18" DW Environment Niyokuru's assassination marks the first high-profile assassination of a government minister since the president won a third term.
"02.01.2017 09:33:52" dw.com German mountain catches fire on New Year's Day Firefighters are still working to extinguish the blaze in an operation that could take days.
"01.01.2017 22:30:00" dw.com Do animals mourn their dead? 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(10) Whales, chimps, dogs - animals seem to suffer when they lose a beloved companion or offspring.
"01.01.2017 20:30:00" dw.com Why we should be mourning the death of the Great Barrier Reef 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(8) At least 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef has been affected by a global bleaching event.
"01.01.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Life cycle of a snowflake Not only the winter landscape as a whole is appealing - so is each individual snowflake. DW's gallery shows just how unique each of the ice crystals are.
"01.01.2017 18:30:00" dw.com Should animals have 'human' rights? 2016 is over! Take a look at our 10 DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
(2) Animals have no rights. Peter Singer, a professor of bioethics tells DW why great apes should be legally recognized and why animal interests
"01.01.2017 17:28:00" dw.com Temperatures at North Pole undergo 'heat wave' Temperatures in the Arctic region have reached record highs in the past days. Climate scientists blame the development on global warming.
"01.01.2017 15:59:53" DW News If you didn't get the chance to watch some fireworks, don't worry: we've put together the most beautiful pictures from all across the globe. 2017 is among us! The DW Global Ideas team is wishing you a Happy New Year from Germany!
"01.01.2017 15:00:26" dw.com Pampering the natural way For thousands of years, people have used lotions and creams to make their skin healthier and more beautiful. The knowledge has been passed along from generation to generation.
"01.01.2017 12:09:08" dw.com Spectrum: Looking forward, looking up | All media content | DW.COM | 27.12.2016 Solve the mystery of a strange deep ocean sound, a joystick to help alcoholics avoid relapsing, and fly into space - and the future. Solve the mystery of a strange deep ocean sound, a joystick to help alcoholics avoid relapsing, and fly into space - and the future.
"31.12.2016 22:41:00" dw.com Flight with the Swans: The Arrival A British conservationist covered 7,000 kilometers in her motorized paraglider in order to explore the reasons for the animals' population decline.
"31.12.2016 21:39:00" dw.com The adventures of Jacques Cousteau In the 1960s and 1970s, ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau captured the hearts and minds of millions of people. The new film "The Odyssey" reimagines his life and passion.
"31.12.2016 20:37:00" dw.com The poppy war Southeast Asia produces billions of dollars worth of opium. For many farmers there, it is the only way to make a living. As a crop, poppy pays more than rice and corn.
"31.12.2016 19:41:12" dw.com Sarajevo tries to ease pollution Authorities in Sarajevo have banned half the city's cars in an attempt to ease air pollution. The concentration of hazardous air particles has surged to as much as ten times the acceptable limit.
"31.12.2016 17:43:31" Timeline Photos How to protect your fields from crop-raiding elephants? Beehives may be the solution many Kenyan farmers have been waiting for – with income from honey throwing an added sweetener into the deal.
"31.12.2016 15:22:18" Timeline Photos A fourth-generation fishing family in Northern Ireland is cultivating kelp to create delicious recipes. At the same time, the seaweed provides a habitat for marine wildlife.
"31.12.2016 13:14:08" Timeline Photos A German firm has developed a solar array and mini power plant that folds up into a container, and could allow African villages to take care of their own electricity needs.
"31.12.2016 11:08:33" Timeline Photos A Ugandan school is reducing its fuel costs with a biolatrine that turns human waste into biogas. And the clean new toilet also improves student health.
"30.12.2016 22:35:00" dw.com Myanmar's marine paradise under threat | All media content | DW.COM | 30.12.2016 The Mergui Archipelago had been closed to foreigners for nearly 50 years. Now, scientists are exploring the marine environment there. They've found that over the last few years, a lot of damage has been done. The Mergui Archipelago had been closed for nearly 50 years. Scientists are exploring the marine environment there. They've found that over the last few years, a lot of damage has been done.
"30.12.2016 20:30:00" dw.com Eco-at-Africa - The Environment Magazine This week in Eco-at-Africa: The fight to save Rwanda's wetlands, and why Africa is losing its donkeys. Plus, a mobile power plant from Germany and how seaweed farming in Northern Ireland.
"30.12.2016 19:00:00" dw.com Readers' picks: Top environment stories of 2016 DW readers had broad interests with regard to environmental topics in 2016. Here's a "top 10" of the year in review. Which others would you like add to the list?
"30.12.2016 17:45:01" Timeline Photos The annual Chitwan Elephant Festival in Nepal has been organized to bring humans closer to elephants and to boost tourism.
"30.12.2016 16:36:01" dw.com Landscapes, plants and fungi of 2017 Environmental and scientific organisations have selected these plants, fungi and places for the year 2017 to highlight their special meaning for humans and nature. Some look surreal, others are just beautiful to watch, so enjoy! :)
"30.12.2016 14:22:56" DW Environment Eggs, milk, wool, leather - animal products are part of our everyday lives. But not for vegans. DW reporter Louise Osborne tried being vegan for a week, and ended up asking herself: Is it really more eco-friendly?
"30.12.2016 12:31:41" dw.com Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem Plastic has long since become an inherent part of the oceans. An estimated 5 trillion plastic particles are floating at the ocean's surface. The large majority of them are microplastic particles.
"30.12.2016 09:29:05" dw.com Zero plastic on Principe | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 27.12.2016 Trading plastic trash for a reusable stainless steel bottle. This idea, among others, is helping the island of Principe go plastic-free. The program has already eliminated hundreds of thousands of plastic bottles. Trading plastic trash for a reusable stainless steel bottle. This idea, among others, is helping the island of Principe go plastic-free.
"29.12.2016 22:50:00" dw.com Endangered fjords in Norway | All media content | DW.COM | 29.12.2016 Norway is one of only five countries in the world to allow tailings from mining to be dumped straight into the sea. Now plans are afoot to dump the waste into fjords. Fishermen, reindeer herders and residents are putting up a fight. Norway is one of only five countries in the world to allow tailings from mining to be dumped straight into the sea. Now plans are afoot to dump the waste into fjords.
"29.12.2016 21:00:00" dw.com Living Planet: Resilient cities | All media content | DW.COM | 29.12.2016 With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge. With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
"29.12.2016 19:00:00" dw.com Dodgy donkey business | All media content | DW.COM | 29.12.2016 African donkeys are being exported to China to meet demand for traditional medicine. Countries like Nigeria have banned their export to ensure they don't disappear altogether. African donkeys are being exported to China to meet demand for traditional medicine. Countries like Nigeria have banned their export to ensure they don't disappear altogether.
"29.12.2016 17:10:18" DW Environment With 2016 likely to be remembered as a disruptive political year, climate change and pipeline protests are among DW's picks for other top topics.
"29.12.2016 15:00:00" dw.com From plastic waste to hot meals | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Temperature Bags tackle plastic waste by recycling it into a product that also saves energy. Food is cooked briefly on a stove, then transferred to the bag where it continues to cook. Temperature Bags tackle plastic waste by recycling it into a product that also saves energy. Food is cooked briefly on a stove, then transferred to the bag where it continues to cook.
"29.12.2016 12:55:04" dw.com World's oldest male panda dies at 31, remembered by many Lovingly nicknamed "Panda grandpa" died of cancer, but he also suffered from other age-related illnesses like cataracts, high blood pressure and tooth decay.
"29.12.2016 11:45:00" dw.com Conflict as Lake Chad vanishes | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Experts say Lake Chad could disappear this century. With water and vegetation retreating fast, communities around the lake are coming under pressure – and into conflict. Experts say Lake Chad could disappear this century. With water and vegetation retreating fast, communities around the lake are coming under pressure – and into conflict.
"29.12.2016 10:15:53" DW Environment Every year, environmental and scientific organizations name selected species to be celebrated, or to highlight the fact that they are endangered. These are the animals of the year 2017.
"29.12.2016 08:12:30" dw.com Upcycling deluxe | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Upcycling is environmentally friendly – and it's trendy, as an outfit turning old bicycle tires into belts, and the Berlin-based online retailer bringing them to an enthusiastic public, are proving. Upcycling is environmentally friendly – and it's trendy, as an outfit turning old bicycle tires into belts, and the Berlin-based online retailer bringing them to an enthusiastic public, are proving.
"28.12.2016 22:32:00" dw.com Togo's Smart City tackles e-waste | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Lomé start-up Woelab upcycles old printers, computers and laptops into new products. They're also encouraging high-school students about how to get the most out of limited resources and promote a clean environment. Lomé start-up Woelab upcycles old printers, computers and laptops into new products. They're also encouraging high-school students about how to get the most out of limited resources.
"28.12.2016 20:21:02" dw.com Our beautiful planet Kissing under the mistletoe is an old European Christmas tradition. But mistletoe is also a “keystone” species that boosts biodiversity by providing food and a place for a whole host of other species.
"28.12.2016 19:02:10" dw.com Eagle's eye of view of the Alps As Alpine glaciers retreat because of climate change, golden eagles are being trained to soar above the mountains armed with cameras to document their vanishing beauty for a new nature film.
"28.12.2016 18:00:00" dw.com Eco-at-Africa This week: exciting recycling, from trendy upcycling to using plastic waste to save energy. Plus, the ranch where endangered drill monkeys thrive, and how drought fuels conflict around Lake Chad.
"28.12.2016 16:25:52" dw.com Somaliland's frankincense trade under threat Somaliland's wild frankincense forests are under threat as global demand for essential oils rockets.
"28.12.2016 14:48:16" dw.com Kazakhstan: Steppe ghosts seeking saigas | All media content | DW.COM | 27.12.2016 The vast grasslands of the Kazakh Steppe are home to the saiga antelope. When the Soviet Union collapsed, all hunting regulations disappeared. People used the antelopes for food and sold their horns. The vast grasslands of the Kazakh Steppe are home to the saiga antelope. When the Soviet Union collapsed, all hunting regulations disappeared. People used the antelopes for food and sold their horns. http://dw.com/p/1JIvd
"28.12.2016 11:52:48" Timeline Photos What do you do with your Christmas tree once Christmas is over? Just dispose of it? There are better ways.
"28.12.2016 10:01:04" dw.com Trash crisis forces Lebanon's environmental awakening Regular citizens are taking the problem of the ever-growing piles of trash into their own hands. This shift in consciousness represents a new reality for the government.
"27.12.2016 17:59:00" dw.com Harsh Mongolian winter threatens disaster | Business | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Extremely low temperatures and deep snow are putting at risk Mongolia's livestock. It's a disaster for the national economy, and it's also a huge problem for thousands of herders across the Asian nation. While others were wishing for a white Christmas, in Mongolia, deep snow is causing problems for thousands of herders.
"27.12.2016 15:20:46" dw.com Cheetahs losing race away from extinction as African habitat shrinks | News | DW.COM | 27.12.2016 Britain-based zoologists have warned of a global fall in the number of cheetahs, the world's fastest land animal. They've urged conservationists to recategorize the big cat as an endangered species. They might be fast, but this is one race cheetahs are losing - is it time to recategorize the world's fastest cat as an endangered species?
"27.12.2016 11:24:29" An energy-saving solution to cooking? It's in the bag!
"27.12.2016 09:59:37" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"27.12.2016 05:23:00" blogs.dw.com Ice-Blog - DW.COM Ice-Blog Temperatures are at a record high and sea ice at a record low. The Ice-Blog is hoping for a "cool" 2017.
"26.12.2016 22:52:00" dw.com California to trump federal plans with local climate action | DW Environment | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 As Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House, America's role in the fight against climate change looks threatened. But US states like California are proving that local efforts matter.
"26.12.2016 17:54:01" dw.com Old junk - or technology of the future? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 A start-up in Togo upcycles old printers, computers and laptops into new products. #EcoAfrica
"26.12.2016 15:12:00" Lake Chad used to be one of the biggest lakes in the world. But it is shrinking. #EcoAfrica
"26.12.2016 11:52:00" dw.com Germany's taste for home-grown ostrich | DW Environment | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 There are around 150 commercial ostrich farms across Germany. So how do the African giants manage harsh European winters?
"26.12.2016 06:03:00" dw.com Harsh Mongolian winter threatens disaster | Business | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Extremely low temperatures are putting Mongolia's livestock at risk.
"25.12.2016 20:48:00" dw.com Living Planet: Dreaming of green Christmas | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 Christmas is a time for friends, family, food - and rampant consumerism. This week, we explore the alternatives for a more sustainable Christmas, from picking the "greenest" tree to seeking out the coolest upcycled gifts - and wrapping them without Christmas is a time for friends, family, food - and rampant consumerism. This week's #LivingPlanet explores the alternatives for a more sustainable festive season.
"25.12.2016 16:11:00" Upcycling is all the rage in Germany. #EcoAfrica
"25.12.2016 10:03:00" dw.com Living Planet: Christmas trees for biodiversity | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 What if cutting down your Christmas tree were good for biodiversity? Grown without fertilizers or pesticides, we visited a German project offering an eco-friendly alternative to the mass-produced trees we're used to from plantations. #LivingPlanet visited a German project offering eco-friendly Christmas trees. They are grown without fertilizers or pesticides.
"24.12.2016 21:45:00" Ever looked at where in the world the food in your fridge is from? As part of our #HowGreenAmI challenge, our reporter Kiyo Dörrer ate only local products for one week.
"24.12.2016 17:54:01" Timeline Photos Here's the final piece of wisdom from our Advent calendar in the lead-up to Christmas. Insight 24 on renewable energy and the energy transition in the USA.
"24.12.2016 15:00:01" dw.com Living Planet: Christmas without the consumerism? | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 The festive season is a time for family, friends and food. But Christmas is also a time of extreme consumerism, and has become a major drain on resources. Tamsin Walker tried to turn her Christmas green - and discovered that there's a whole lot more to it Tamsin Walker tried to turn her Christmas green - and found out there's a whole lot more to it than the color of the tree.
"24.12.2016 11:00:00" The world's first solar road has been opened in France. It will power the street lights of a small town.
"24.12.2016 07:22:00" dw.com Living Planet: Plastic or natural - which is the greenest tree? | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of most households this time of year. But what's more environmentally friendly: a reusable plastic tree or a conifer grown for the purpose? Whether they are plastic or natural, Christmas trees are (usually) green! ;) But how sustainable are they?
"23.12.2016 23:47:00" dw.com China in public shaming campaign against polluters | Business | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 China is trying to to bring polluters to account after this week's outbreak of hazardous smog.
"23.12.2016 22:13:00" dw.com Living Planet: Eco Christmas market | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 Germany is famous for its Christmas markets, with their coziness, glitz and seasonal treats. But is there a more eco-conscious alternative to such consumer indulgence? We perused the fair trade, locally-sourced and upcycled fare on offer at a sustainable The German tradition of Christmas markets is big business. But is there a more sustainable, eco-conscious alternative to such consumer indulgence? #LivingPlanet
"23.12.2016 19:22:00" Timeline Photos Individual states could lead the energy transition in the USA, despite Trump. Insight 23 in our Advent calendar on renewable energy in America.
"23.12.2016 18:22:01" dw.com Saving Italy's truffles (not the chocolate kind) | DW Environment | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 Now a group of truffle lovers and environmentalists is trying to save Italy's white truffles. Climate change is endangering the country's "white gold."
"23.12.2016 17:12:00" dw.com Making my Christmas green, step 5: The tree | Environment | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 With temperatures in Berlin too warm for a white Christmas, Tamsin Walker is dreaming of green instead. But what would a sustainable Christmas look like, and what does it entail? The first challenge: Advent calendar. Mouldy rose petals, tiny turkeys and a tree named Tom: Tamsin Walker has been through ups and downs for this step-by-step guide to a more sustainable Christmas. Here's step 5. #HowGreenAmI
"23.12.2016 15:26:00" Solving Principe's waste problem.
"23.12.2016 12:13:00" dw.com Life on Drill Ranch | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.12.2016 The drill is one of the world's most endangered primates. At Drill Ranch in Nigeria, baby drills orphaned by hunters have grown up to lead troops of their own – and perhaps secure the future of their species. The drill is one of the world's most endangered primates. A Drill Ranch in Nigeria is helping orphaned baby drills find their feet to save the species. #EcoAfrica
"23.12.2016 09:27:32" DW Environment Millions of chickens are being culled in South Korea to prevent bird flu from spreading.
"23.12.2016 06:30:00" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 Take a look at this week's most dramatic environmental moments.
"23.12.2016 03:51:00" dw.com World in Progress: Virtual Cows | All media content | DW.COM | 21.12.2016 These days you can invest in all sorts of things online. But did you know that you can even become an online farmer, investing in virtual cows? In South Africa, you can buy cows via a website or an app. Did you know you could become an online cow farmer? #WorldLink
"23.12.2016 00:08:00" Timeline Photos Christmas trees: Plastic or real? We summed up the environmental advantages and disadvantages. http://dw.com/p/2Uddb
"22.12.2016 22:57:00" dw.com 2016 set to be hottest year on record | DW Environment | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 The year 2016 is likely to be the warmest year since records began. According to provisional data, global temperature has already risen by around 1.2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times. Temperatures are rising particularly quickly in the Arctic. Ice sheets there are shrinking dramatically and "the ocean is going crazy."
"22.12.2016 21:12:00" dw.com DW - Global Ideas Step 4 in Tamsin Walker's green Christmas challenge: the food. "What to do if you are aiming for a sustainable Christmas dinner, but the guests want turkey, you want trifle and the kids want chocolate pie?" #HowGreenAmI
"22.12.2016 19:12:00" dw.com After South Korea, Japan, China discovers two more cases of human bird flu | News | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 South Korea and Japan have already ordered the killing of tens of millions of birds in the past month.
"22.12.2016 17:23:01" dw.com A visit with the ostriches of the Rhineland | All media content | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 Our reporter visited an unusual ostrich farm - in Germany!
"22.12.2016 15:57:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post For the next show we travelled to Príncipe Island, which is pushing to become plastic-free by 2020. Which photo do you want to see as this week's Global Ideas banner? Like your favorite to vote for it!
"22.12.2016 15:01:00" dw.com Trees with character - for a very biodiverse Christmas | DW Environment | DW.COM | 22.12.2016 What if cutting down Christmas trees were good for biodiversity? Check out this German campaign.
"22.12.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos Here's insight 22 in our Advent calendar on renewable energy in the USA and on the country's energy transition.
"22.12.2016 09:11:07" DW Environment Is the US Arctic drilling ban too little too late?
"22.12.2016 06:02:00" dw.com What do fishing and family planning have in common? | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 The connection between family size and biodiversity is now part of the discussion among conservationists.
"22.12.2016 03:12:00" dw.com Organization works to rescue sea turtles | All media content | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 In Cape Verde, the habitat of sea turtles is still being destroyed - and their eggs are still enjoyed by many as a delicacy.
"21.12.2016 22:13:00" dw.com Making my Christmas green, step 3: Candles | Environment | DW.COM | 21.12.2016 Step 3 of the #HowGreenAmI Christmas challenge: Our reporter Tamsin Walker struggles to find a sustainable alternative to paraffin-based candles.
"21.12.2016 20:13:00" dw.com US, Canada ban Arctic oil and gas drilling | News | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 The Arctic oil and gas drilling ban "is a historic victory in our fight to save our Arctic and Atlantic waters, marine life and coastal communities."
"21.12.2016 18:02:00" dw.com Christmas trees: Plastic or real? That's the eco-question | DW Environment | DW.COM | 21.12.2016 If you celebrate Christmas, what tree will you chose this year?
"21.12.2016 16:04:00" dw.com The Red List of Threatened Species | All media content | DW.COM | 21.12.2016 According to the Red List of threatened species compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Madagascar's lemurs are among world's most endangered mammals. Nearly 24,000 plant and animal species are currently under threat. Madagascar's lemurs are among world's most endangered mammals. Overall nearly 24,000 plant and animal species are currently under threat.
"21.12.2016 13:56:00" dw.com Making my Christmas green, step 2: Wrapping the gifts | Environment | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 #HowGreenAmI: Tamsin Walker is trying to find out this Christmas. She's hoping to make the festive season more sustainable. Step 2 in her challenge: wrapping the gifts.
"21.12.2016 11:33:01" Timeline Photos Some good news to help you through the week: The USA is moving forward on its energy transition, despite Trump. Here's insight 21 in our Advent calendar on renewable energy in America.
"21.12.2016 11:27:24" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo Around 10 million fruit bats travel from Congo to Kasanka National Park in Zambia every year. http://dw.com/p/2UJ4C
"21.12.2016 08:05:59" DW Environment A combination of solar energy and cloud-based technology is putting one Indian village on the grid. http://dw.com/p/2URht
"21.12.2016 03:11:00" dw.com Dangerous neighbors: German-Belgian nuclear agreement doesn't fix problem | Europe | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 "We know that there are a lot of hairline cracks in the reactor pressure vessels." That's what Germany's environment minister has said about Belgium's nuclear plants. So will a new safety agreement help?
"20.12.2016 22:37:00" dw.com Record pollution levels choke Beijing and surrounding areas | News | DW.COM | 20.12.2016 Dozens of Chinese cities, including Beijing, have declared pollution "red alerts" in the past few days.
"20.12.2016 17:38:01" Timeline Photos Insight 20 in our Advent calendar on renewable energy in the USA - and on the country's energy transition under President-elect Donald Trump.
"20.12.2016 16:02:00" dw.com Deepening divide over Elbe dredging | Germany | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 The banks of Germany's Elbe river banks are feeding grounds for migratory birds. Environmental groups argue the project to deepen the waterway would change that.
"20.12.2016 14:36:59" DW Environment Around 10 million fruit bats travel accross from Congo to Zambia every year. But the species is under threat.
"20.12.2016 11:57:00" dw.com Flight with the Swans: The Arrival | All media content | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 The 'human swan' - One researcher travelled 7,000 kilometers with a flock of Bewick's swans to find out why the animals are dying out.
"20.12.2016 08:16:36" DW Environment Tamsin Walker is dreaming of a green Christmas, rather than a white one. This week, she has a step by step guide on making the festive season more sustainable. #HowGreenAmI
"20.12.2016 02:44:00" dw.com Paper bags tackle plastic mania | eco@africa | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 The Kenyan government restricts the manufacture and import of plastic bags. Yet the country still gets through over 24 million each month. Challenge Gift Bags offers a paper alternative. Kenya uses 24 million plastic bags every month - even though the government restricts their manufacture. Now a local company is providing an eco-friendly alternative.
"20.12.2016 01:01:00" dw.com Tanzanian tree stumps slow desertification | eco@africa | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 Agricultural scientist Tony Rinaudo battles desertification in Tanzania by reviving the stumps of trees felled to create agricultural land. His methods are helping slow the advance of desert sands. One scientist in Tanzania has found a way to regenerate parched farmland. #EcoAfrica
"19.12.2016 22:12:01" Timeline Photos Let's start the week with day 19 of our Advent calendar on renewable energy: Despite Trump, the USA moves forward on its energy transition.
"19.12.2016 21:07:00" dw.com Ban on bear hunting in Romania | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Romania has banned the hunting of brown bears, triggering uproar among hunting associations. They argue that large carnivores are a threat to villagers and a nuisance to livestock farmers. Romania has banned hunting brown bears - but some argue that could turn the animals into a threat to villagers and livestock.
"19.12.2016 17:59:00" dw.com On the hunt for dynamite fishers in Tanzania | Environment | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 Holiday idyll or crime scene? In Tanzania, dynamite fishers toss up to 50 bombs a day into the coral reefs - using a technique that, in theory, is outlawed. A task force is hoping to put an end to the dangerous practice. Tanzania's dynamite fishers are transforming reefs teeming with life into underwater deserts.
"19.12.2016 16:21:00" dw.com More than 150 new species found in Greater Mekong region | News | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 The World Wide Fund for Nature in Greater Mekong recently discovered 163 new species. The discoveries included plants and a frog so small it can sit on one's fingertip. Good news for biodiversity from WWF-Greater Mekong!
"19.12.2016 13:42:00" dw.com Northern China remains on 'red alert' amid thickening smog | News | DW.COM | 19.12.2016 As a five-day "red alert" continues across northern China, roads have been closed, flights have been cancelled and hospital visits have spiked due to the thick smog. Forecasters have warned that the worst is yet to come. Factories and schools remain closed as northern China chokes on toxic smog.
"19.12.2016 08:15:56" Timeline Photos Good morning!
"Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher." - William Wordsworth
"18.12.2016 23:29:00" dw.com Living Planet: Going with the flow | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Water: we drink it, it gives us food and it's home to billions of creatures. But just how well do we look after our elixir of life? Water: we drink it, it gives us food and it's home to billions of creatures. But just how well do we look after our elixir of life?
"18.12.2016 22:00:00" dw.com Our beautiful planet These comb jellies, otherwise known and Bougainvilla britannica, were photographed in the North Sea off Germany.
"18.12.2016 19:56:33" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. Enjoy our Advent calendar day 18. C3 IoT
"18.12.2016 17:48:03" Timeline Photos Which one is your favorite photo for this week's Global Ideas banner? You decide, just vote!
"18.12.2016 15:15:01" Timeline Photos Agricultural scientist Tony Rinaudo battles desertification in Tanzania by reviving the stumps of trees felled to create agricultural land.
"18.12.2016 12:49:01" Timeline Photos Off the coast of Tanzania, blast fisherman use homemade bombs to catch fish. The coral beneath the sea, once teeming with life, is quickly turning into a wasteland.
"18.12.2016 10:37:00" dw.com Living Planet: Cleaning up Argentina's dirtiest river | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 The Riachuelo/Matanza River runs through Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires. And it's one of the most polluted city rivers in the world. Back in 2008, the country's Supreme Court ordered the authorities to clean up their act - and the river. Eight The Riachuelo/Matanza River is one of the most polluted city rivers in the world. Back in 2008, the country's Supreme Court ordered the authorities to clean up their act - and the river. Eight years on, they've asked for a progress report.
"17.12.2016 22:26:07" dw.com Living Planet: Going with the flow This week in Living Planet: Cleaning up Argentina's dirtiest river, environmental concerns over salmon farming in Scotland, dynamite fishing threatens Tanzania's coral reefs - and the volunteers who help injured turtles in Greece.
"17.12.2016 20:00:00" dw.com Inside Europe:Saving ancient varieties of fruit in Umbria | All media content | DW.COM | 16.12.2016 Italy is a country famed for its rich culinary offerings. But over the last century or so, the variety of produce has shrunk. Some regional and local fruits and vegetables have all but vanished. But some determined “agricultural custodians” are struggling Some determined “agricultural custodians” in Italy are struggling to keep local fruits and vegetables varieties from the past alive.
"17.12.2016 18:24:00" dw.com Welcome to eco@africa This week, Eco Africa out how tree stumps can slow desertification, go in search of WWII bombs off the coast of Germany, visit orphaned chimps in Zambia and ask how eco-friendly Christmas trees can be.
"17.12.2016 17:08:58" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. 16 of 24 insights into renewable energy in America Advent.
"17.12.2016 14:14:24" Christmas tree- the sustanaible way
"17.12.2016 11:32:48" Solving difficult problems with simple designs Nigerian architect and artist Demas Nwoko has built a house in keeping with old African construction traditions. His low-energy home stays cool in the heat, warm in the cold and harvests rainwater.
"16.12.2016 22:50:00" dw.com Don't hassle the 'Hoff' crab: Scientists discover six new marine species A team of scientists has identified six new marine species, including a hairy-chested "Hoff" crab in deep-sea hot springs earmarked for mining exploration. A team of scientists has identified six new marine species, including a hairy-chested "Hoff" crab in deep-sea hot springs earmarked for mining exploration.
"16.12.2016 21:40:00" dw.com Captivity: Last hope for saving the vaquita? With less than 60 of the animals left, the Mexican government wants to save the endemic vaquita porpoise through captive breeding.
"16.12.2016 20:40:00" dw.com Living Planet: Saving Greece's turtles | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Sea turtles have a hard fight for survival, migrating thousands of miles and trying to keep out of the way of boat traffic, fishermen and plastic waste. Some don't make it. Others are lucky - if, for instance, they're injured off the coast of Greece and Sea turtles have a hard fight for survival. Some don't make it. Others are lucky if they're injured off the coast of Greece and rescued by volunteers working for the turtle sanctuary at Glyfada.
"16.12.2016 19:30:00" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. 16 of 24 insights into renewable energy in America.
"16.12.2016 19:05:21" A sanctuary for our closet relative A loss of habitat, a taste for bush meat, and a desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In the late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
"16.12.2016 15:49:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post We were overwhelmed by your response to our leaf plate video. Who knew it would trigger such an avalance of comments. Thank you to our community for taking the time to share your views. Your comments (some of which you can see below) were varied, often
"16.12.2016 14:39:10" dw.com The Cult of Sacred Animals In India, many animals are worshiped and protected by people, while in central Europe almost all large animals have been wiped out since the Middle Ages.
"16.12.2016 10:13:09" dw.com Energy saving house - do it the Nigerian way Nigerian architect and artist Demas Nwoko has built a house in keeping with old African construction traditions. His low-energy home stays cool in the heat and harvests rainwater.
"15.12.2016 22:55:00" dw.com Living Planet: Salmon farming - sustainable food or biodiversity killer? | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Much of the salmon on our tables this festive season could come from Norway - or Scotland. But chances are it won't be wild, but farmed. Is this a sustainable way to keep us supplied with healthy fish? Critics aren't so sure. "Living Planet" pays a visit Much of the salmon on our tables this festive season could come from Norway. But chances are it won't be wild, but farmed. Is this a sustainable way to keep us supplied with healthy fish?
"15.12.2016 21:40:00" dw.com A save haven for orphan chimps | eco@africa | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 A loss of habitat, taste for bush meat and desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia. A loss of habitat, taste for bush meat and desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction.
"15.12.2016 20:26:29" Christmas tree- the sustainable way WaldDirekt connects shoppers with regional, certified growers who only fell the festive firs once an order has been placed.
"15.12.2016 19:12:28" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events and moments from around the world over the past week.
"15.12.2016 17:55:45" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. Enjoy our Advent calendar day 15. UC Berkeley
"15.12.2016 15:25:28" dw.com The leaf plate video The plates from which we eat are not bound to get people talking, but in the case of those portrayed in our recent web video, tongues have been wagging.
"15.12.2016 12:17:32" dw.com The Polarstern's journey to South Africa - liveblog DW is keeping up with the scientists on board a German research ship called the "Polarstern" as they travel from Germany to South Africa in search of clues about climate change.
"15.12.2016 10:11:43" dw.com Ban on bear hunting in Romania | All media content | DW.COM | 15.12.2016 Romania has banned the hunting of brown bears, triggering uproar among hunting associations. They argue that large carnivores are a threat to villagers and a nuisance to livestock farmers. Romania has banned the hunting of brown bears, triggering uproar among hunting associations. They argue that large carnivores are a nuisance to livestock farmers.
"14.12.2016 22:55:00" Timeline Photos Scientists are studying the Earth's soil to understand thousands of years of plant evolution.Pollen recovered from deep beneath the surface is helping them learn about the climate of the past.
"14.12.2016 21:32:12" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. Enjoy our Advent calendar day 14. C3 IoT
"14.12.2016 20:40:00" dw.com How does working on a research ship look like? On its journey from Bremerhaven to Cape Town, the Polarstern crew have shared some stunning images, giving us an insight into daily life on a research ship.
"14.12.2016 20:11:57" Timeline Photos Celebrating almost 20 million FB impressions for the Eco@Africa webvideo on leaves being turned into plates. Take a look and let us know what you think.
"14.12.2016 19:50:14" dw.com dw.com Germany seen from above: Our #DailyDrone visits the straw harvest.
"14.12.2016 18:09:01" dw.com Living Planet: Froggy-style | All media content | DW.COM | 08.12.2016 Fighting to conserve the world's wonderful creatures, both big and small. And noisy animals, how we love the sound of some - but hate the sound of others. Fighting to conserve the world's wonderful creatures, both big and small. And noisy animals, how we love the sound of some - but hate the sound of others.
"14.12.2016 16:31:49" dw.com The don'ts and don'ts of keeping exotic pets Today is 'Monkey Day' but remember: taking wild animals into your home is rarely a good idea.
"14.12.2016 14:19:12" dw.com Eco-at-Africa- The Environment Magazine Tanzanian eco warriors use modern tech to save an ancient way of life and Norwegians fight for clean seas. This and more on Eco-at-Africa.
"14.12.2016 10:24:00" Do you want to know more about environment, biodiversity, climate, energy and sustainability? Follow DW Environment
"13.12.2016 22:55:00" dw.com Russian reindeer farming in danger Local officials are planning to cull a large number of the animals to stop over-grazing and the spread of disease.
"13.12.2016 21:35:35" dw.com The mystery of the dead Saiga antelopes Shock news came last year that countless Saiga antelopes were dying on the steppes of Kazakhstan. An aggressive bacterial pathogen is apparently to blame.
"13.12.2016 20:20:01" dw.com Can smart homes help the planet | eco@africa | DW.COM | 12.12.2016 A German company specializes in building smart homes that incorporate intelligent room and building systems. For example, they allow residents to control and program heating and cooling systems. A German company specializes in building smart homes that incorporate intelligent room and building systems. For example, they allow residents to control and program heating and cooling systems.
"13.12.2016 19:36:26" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. Enjoy our Advent calendar day 13. UC Berkeley
"13.12.2016 18:00:10" dw.com My local foods challenge: How I discovered what eating green really means Eating local food is becoming increasingly popular, with regional products even being dubbed the "new organic." DW reporter Kiyo Dörrer tried out eating strictly local for a week - and made some surprising discoveries. The practice of eating only food that is produced locally has been attracting increasing followers over the past years. The "locavore" movement was spawned in San Francisco in 2005.
"13.12.2016 16:15:00" dw.com Reindeer shortage: Will climate change ruin Christmas? Santa Claus could face problems delivering gifts: Researchers have found that wild reindeer herds are declining, and that the animals are getting smaller and weaker.
"13.12.2016 13:57:40" CBD in Mexico: How to Save Species Mainstreaming biodiversity is a main topic at the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. But how can we mainstream nature?
"13.12.2016 09:44:24" dw.com Saiga antelope - a beautiful endangered species | All media content | DW.COM | 10.12.2016 The striking Saiga antelope originally inhabited large stretches of the steppes in central Asia, and has evolved to survive the area's extreme temperatures. British wildlife vet Richard Kock is drawn to the animals. The striking Saiga antelope originally inhabited large stretches of the steppes in central Asia, and has evolved to survive the area's extreme temperatures. British wildlife vet Richard Kock is drawn to the animals.
"12.12.2016 21:20:00" dw.com Nigeria's farmers adapt to climate change | eco@africa | DW.COM | 12.12.2016 In Nigeria, rural communities are facing the ongoing desert encroachment and increasing drought. One farmer explains how he's dealing with the new challenges. In Nigeria, rural communities are facing the ongoing desert encroachment and increasing drought. One farmer explains how he's dealing with the new challenges.
"12.12.2016 18:45:04" dw.com Saving Norway's fjords | eco@africa | DW.COM | 12.12.2016 Plans are underway in Norway to dump mining waste into Norway's stunning Førde Fjord. But fishermen, reindeer herders and other residents are putting up a fight. Plans are underway in Norway to dump mining waste into Norway's stunning Førde Fjord. But fishermen, reindeer herders and other residents are putting up a fight.
"12.12.2016 16:50:01" dw.com Exxon CEO Tillerson likely to be Trump's Secretary of State, US media report | His company is under investigation by the New York attorney general for allegedly misleading investors, regulators and the general public on what it knew on global warming.
"12.12.2016 15:19:20" dw.com Paris Agreement: Savior for the world's climate? Today is the one-year anniversary of Paris Agreement but is it the savior for the world's climate? http://dw.com/p/2SB4u
"12.12.2016 13:42:29" dw.com Orangutans trade videos, meet up at German zoo The Wilhelma zoo in Stuttgart is using unconventional methods to improve the birth rate of orangutans, an endangered species of which only 63,500 exist today.
"12.12.2016 12:20:28" dw.com Fish poaching in the South Pacific An estimated 100 million sharks are killed worldwide every year as a result of ruthless greed. If sharks disappear, ecological equilibrium will be destroyed.
"12.12.2016 11:02:19" dw.com Higher methane levels make fight against global warming more difficult "When it comes to methane, there has been a lot of focus on the fossil fuel industry, but we need to look just as hard, if not harder, at agriculture," said Robert Jackson, a co-author of the paper and professor in the Earth System Science at Stanford
"12.12.2016 09:37:01" Timeline Photos Good morning from Berlin. Let's start the week with day 12 of our Advent calendar. Silver Spring Networks
"11.12.2016 18:02:00" dw.com Can even a slight temperature rise cause mass extinction? A study suggests that even a little global warming accelerates mass extinctions, painting a grim picture for species around the world.
"11.12.2016 14:40:01" Timeline Photos Despite Trump, USA moves forward on its energy transition. Enjoy our Advent calendar day 11. C3 IoT
"11.12.2016 12:33:00" Green plates made of leaves
"10.12.2016 15:56:00" Crickets for breakfast?
"10.12.2016 14:30:01" Timeline Photos The link between energy transition and big data? This is day 10 of our Advent calendar. Have fun.
"10.12.2016 11:52:00" dw.com Delhi: Smog, sewage and mountains of trash How does Delhi deal with its smog, sewage and mountains of trash?
"09.12.2016 16:05:43" Drought emergency in Bolivia "We are seeing that various species of birds aren't around anymore." Worst drought in 25 years hits Bolivia.
"09.12.2016 13:39:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: French furor over frog romance A court in France is set to rule on whether 20 frogs in the Dordogne region should have their pond filled in. The pond-owners hope the court will overturn the judgment of the regional appeal court, wh Maybe people who eat frogs can't support froggie romances?
"09.12.2016 12:03:01" dw.com Games in the 'garden city' Bangalore Trash is a huge problem all over the world. In her blog, DW reporter Sella Oneko explores how India deals with its garbage. On games in garden city Bangalore.
"09.12.2016 08:57:16" DW Environment Facts on solar industry in the US. Today's day 9 of our Advent calendar. Enjoy! ☀ ☀ Day 9 of our Advent calendar goes solar. ☀
"09.12.2016 00:44:01" dw.com Let's talk about … deforestation Some people ask what the big deal is about deforestation. Trees grow back, right? Well, it's not that simple. Here's why. #EcoAfrica
"08.12.2016 17:36:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Grim future for bees The future of Morocco's bees looks grim. Climate change is killing the flowers they feed on - and pesticides are dealing another blow to their colonies. That's why Morocco's first independent beekeeping association has decided to do something about it.
"08.12.2016 13:10:42" Giraffes face extinction Giraffe numbers have fallen off by as much as 40 % since the 1980s. The Red List rated the giraffe "vulnerable" to extinction on current trends for the first time, against a previous rating of "least concern."
"08.12.2016 10:59:00" dw.com Giraffe numbers down 40 percent since 1980s The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species rated the giraffe "vulnerable" to extinction on current trends for the first time, against a previous rating of "least concern."
"08.12.2016 08:13:49" DW Environment Despite Trump, the USA moves forward on its energy transition. 8 of 24 insights into renewablenergy in America. The USA moves forward on its energy transition, despite Trump.
"07.12.2016 18:27:00" Cat coffeehouse A cat café in Russia helps stray cats to find new homes.
"07.12.2016 14:05:13" Our Revolution An incredible moment of healing at Standing Rock: Hundreds of veterans ask Native elders for forgiveness.
"We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke. We stole minerals from your sacred hills. We blasted the faces of our Hundreds of veterans ask Native elders for forgiveness. #StandingRock
"07.12.2016 11:53:28" Mainstreaming biodiversity Mainstreaming biodiversity is a main topic at the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. But how can we mainstream nature?
"07.12.2016 09:25:26" Timeline Photos You're more likely to get what you want if you keep your word. Hello and good morning from #Berlin - it's day 7 of our Advent calendar.
"06.12.2016 18:37:00" dw.com Dwarves and giants in the Gulf of California | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 06.12.2016 Poaching and overfishing is threatening wildlife and livelihoods in Mexico's Gulf of California. But now, local communities are getting on board to protect their environment. Poaching and overfishing is threatening wildlife and livelihoods in Mexico's Gulf of California. See how local communities are getting on board to protect their environment.
"06.12.2016 16:49:01" dw.com More than half of shark species in Mediterranean at risk of extinction A new IUCN report warns that urgent action is needed to preserve populations of cartilaginous fish, like sharks and rays, in the Mediterranean region.
"06.12.2016 13:54:01" dw.com Cuba's ecotourism: Fruit of a green revolution As Cuba mourns the death of Fidel Castro, a pioneering reforestation project that evolved into a UNESCO reserve and unique eco-community showcases both the country's socialist heritage, and its future challenges.
"06.12.2016 13:42:32" DW Stories How are cows helping to bring electricity to rural Bangladesh? Have you heard yet? Cows energize rural Bangladesh!
"06.12.2016 11:36:39" dw.com German utilities win nuclear dispute German utilities win compensation for nuclear phaseout.
"06.12.2016 08:57:48" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo Curious about the crocodiles in Mexico's Gulf of California?
"06.12.2016 07:38:01" Timeline Photos Day 6 of our Advent calendar comes with this quote by Tom Werner, CEO of SunPower, on the upcoming Trump administration.
"05.12.2016 20:35:00" North Dakota Pipeline Resistance is not futile. This is a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. #NoDAPL
"05.12.2016 15:26:34" dw.com Big industry in Pune: From problem to solution How India deals with its garbage - here's another update to Sella Oneko's blog post. The DW reporter explores how a large Indian steel manufacturer in Puna handles its waste and water.
"05.12.2016 14:43:00" dw.com 'Protecting forests is the best way to fight climate change' | Environment | DW.COM | 05.12.2016 With the Cancún Declaration adopted at the Convention on Biological Diversity summit, DW talks to an indigenous leader on how native peoples are defending the Earth's forests - and through that, biodiversity and climate. United Nations Decade on
"05.12.2016 12:42:13" DW Environment Happy #WorldSoilDay. This year's theme: “Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life”. http://www.un.org/en/events/soilday/
United Nations Happy #WorldSoilDay.
"05.12.2016 11:35:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post For this week our reporter travelled to Mexico's Gulf of California where poaching and overfishing is threatening wildlife. Which one is your favorite photo for this week's Global Ideas banner? You decide, just 'like' the pic.
"05.12.2016 08:59:00" Timeline Photos It's day 5 on our Advent calendar of the American energy transition. Here is one take on national climate policy.
"05.12.2016 08:13:25" dw.com DW.COM The US Army Corps of Engineers has rejected an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying it could contaminate water supplies. The move is seen as a victory for Native Americans and activists protesting the project. US authorities deny permit for Dakota Access pipeline, in victory for Native tribes.
"04.12.2016 15:38:01" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Navajos uranium legacy Navajo Native Americans live across several states in southwest United States. Their territory was once a centre of uranium mining, but that came to an end come 30 years ago. Today, with more than 500 The legacy of uranium mining on Native American lands.
"04.12.2016 11:11:00" Timeline Photos The electric car is coming but who will build it? Here's day 4 of 24 of our Advent calender that looks at America's energy transition.
"04.12.2016 10:10:00" From plastic garbage to beautiful furniture. This company in #Tanzania is doing it #doingyourbit #recycling
"03.12.2016 15:24:00" Tires from sandals? This innovative entrepreneur from Kenya shows us how.
"03.12.2016 10:36:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Kenya's fish wars Lake Victoria in Kenya is the world's second biggest freshwater lake. Fishermen in traditional sailing boats and canoes used to catch a wide variety of fish there. But the mass import of tilapia from There is such a thing as too much fish, especially when it's cheap imported fish that is threatening the livelihood of local fishermen.
"03.12.2016 10:24:00" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 01.12.2016 Here is our (environmental) look back at the week in #pictures http://www.dw.com/en/through-the-lens/a-36606052 #photography #photo #environment
"03.12.2016 10:22:00" #Giraffes are thriving again in #Niger!
"03.12.2016 07:15:01" Timeline Photos Green growth? California may be onto something here! Welcome to day 3 of our American energy transition Advent calender
"02.12.2016 13:03:00" dw.com Clash in German forest as red line is crossed | Environment | DW.COM | 01.12.2016 Logging has begun in Hambach Forest, where activists have sought for years to protect ancient trees - which grow over coal coveted by German power company RWE. Under heavy police presence, the fight is about to get real. Activists clash with RWE as the energy giant starts to cut down an ancient forest in Germany to expand its lignite strip mining operations
"02.12.2016 11:32:24" dw.com Mountains of trash: India's waste problem - Part I | Environment | DW.COM | 30.11.2016 Trash. It's a huge problem all over the world - especially with growing cities. In her blog, DW reporter Sella Oneko explores how India, population 1.25 billion, deals with its garbage. A first dispatch from Germany. Our reporter Sella Oneko has arrived in India where she is exploring the issue of garbage. Today, she met with trash collectors in #Mumbai. #recycling
"02.12.2016 10:32:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Peruvian farmer takes on energy giant Living Planet: Peruvian farmer takes on energy giant 18318624 A Peruvian farmer is suing German energy giant RWE. Saúl Lliuya's home lies beneath a melting glacier in the Andes mountains. He argues t Talk about a case of David versus Goliath!
"02.12.2016 09:33:53" Timeline Photos It's the second day for our Advent calender on the American energy transition or "Energiewende" as we Germans like to call it. Here is the success story of the town of Palo Alto in California in terms of switching to #renewables and fighting
"01.12.2016 21:10:00" dw.com Amazon deforestation ticks tragically up | Environment | DW.COM | 01.12.2016 A sad record in 2016: the Amazon rainforest has suffered the largest reported forest loss since 2008. Environmentalists are very concerned about impacts on biodiversity and climate protection. Amazon rainforest suffers largest reported forest loss since 2008 http://dw.com/p/2TYgs #deforestation #conservation #rainforest
"01.12.2016 17:57:00" Timeline Photos
"01.12.2016 16:40:02" Timeline Photos In good German tradition, we're starting our own little Advent calender, counting down the days to Christmas. But ours isn't about chocolates, instead we give you 24 insights into the American Energiewende. Here's the first one:
"01.12.2016 09:40:32" dw.com Why Trump scrapping NASA climate funding is bad news for our planet | Environment | DW.COM | 29.11.2016 Advisers to the new US president-elect have promised to slash funding to NASA's Earth division in favor of investing further in space exploration. Scientists say this could devastate climate research. Just in case you weren't worried about Donald Trump's environmental policy yet:
"30.11.2016 18:58:01" Timeline Photos
"30.11.2016 18:31:01" dw.com EU climate plan aims to boost clean energy | Business | DW.COM | 30.11.2016 Under efforts to reduce energy consumption in the EU, the bloc's executive Commission has unveiled a clean energy plan aimed at boosting renewables, cut waste and reduce subsidies for coal power. A boost for clean energy in Europe!
"30.11.2016 14:17:49" dw.com Mountains of trash: India's waste problem - Part I | Environment | DW.COM | 30.11.2016 Trash. It's a huge problem all over the world - especially with growing cities. In her blog, DW reporter Sella Oneko explores how India, population 1.25 billion, deals with its garbage. A first dispatch from Germany. Our reporter is visiting India to learn more about how the country of 1.25 billion people deals with its trash. Check out her blog, here:
"30.11.2016 13:22:25" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"30.11.2016 13:22:25" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"30.11.2016 11:27:35" dw.com How China's climate revolution can stop global warming | Asia | DW.COM | 30.11.2016 With or without the cooperation of the US government, nations around the world have begun to take collective action against climate change. Could a new cap-and-trade market in China set a global example? If the US climate policy should get reversed under the country's next president, perhaps China could take the lead?
"29.11.2016 12:32:39" It's the worst coral death on Australia's Great Barrier Reef - ever!
"29.11.2016 05:28:00" dw.com Largest ever coral die-off confirmed on Great Barrier Reef | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 28.11.2016 Scientists say 2016 saw the largest recorded die-off of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. But it's not all bad news. It's the largest-ever #coral dye-off at Australia's #GreatBarrierReef. But there's good news, too. http://dw.com/p/2TOZ7
"28.11.2016 18:33:00" dw.com Fishing for survival in Senegal | eco@africa | DW.COM | 28.11.2016 Senegalese fishermen are under threat from foreign trawlers, which are accused of taking twice their permitted catch. This not only robs locals of their livelihoods but upsets the marine ecosystem. The fishermen along Senegal's coast are running out of fish but it's not their fault!
"28.11.2016 17:22:30" dw.com Turning city smog into stunning jewelry | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 28.11.2016 What if you could turn air pollution into something precious? http://dw.com/p/2TNqy
"28.11.2016 14:36:00" dw.com Green route to poverty eradication | eco@africa | DW.COM | 28.11.2016 Recycle Points in Nigeria promote community engagement and environmental sustainability while also helping to fight poverty, stimulate youth employment and empower women. As Lagos drowns in trash, recycling offers new business opportunities and alleviates poverty - and cleans the environment, too! http://dw.com/p/2TLmp #Eco@Africa
"28.11.2016 01:48:00" dw.com Metered rickshaws making inroads in Cambodia | All media content | DW.COM Rickshaw rides are as popular as ever in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. Instead of haggling with drivers over the price, tourists can now take rides in metered rickshaws, or tuk-tuks as their called in Cambodia. Rickshaw rides are as popular as ever in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. Instead of haggling with drivers over the price, tourists can now take rides in metered rickshaws.
"27.11.2016 22:21:00" blogs.dw.com Ice-Blog - DW.COM Scientists say the Arctic archipelago of #Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could end up above freezing for the first time on record.
"27.11.2016 18:29:00" Raging fires in Peru Rescue operations underway to save animals affected by forest fires in Peru.
"27.11.2016 11:26:00" Making music for Madagascan trees #Berlin's Orchestra of Change collects money in order to reforest Madagascar, where people are heavily reliant on wood for cooking and building houses. #DYK that the fingerboards of string instruments are made of tropical ebony wood?
"27.11.2016 08:51:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: What does climate change sound like? What does climate change sound like? Lauren Oakes and Nik Sawe turned a yellow cedar tree into a piano solo. Just amazing.
"27.11.2016 01:10:00" dw.com Waste is not waste until it is wasted | eco@africa | DW.COM | 25.11.2016 Waste is not always waste - with the right policies and investment, eco-entrepreneurs can tackle poverty and climate change at a grassroots level.
"26.11.2016 08:40:00" dw.com 3D printing for wildlife conservation | eco@africa | DW.COM | 24.11.2016 A biotech team in the US is using a 3D printer to make bioengineered replicas of rhino horn they plan to introduce into the black market to ultimately put poachers out of business. They make 3 D printed replicas of rhino horn they plan to introduce into the black market to ultimately put poachers out of business.
"26.11.2016 01:20:01" dw.com Anthropomorphic animals | Environment | DW.COM | 24.11.2016 And the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards went to... Look through these extremely funny snaps.
"25.11.2016 16:40:17" DW Environment Solar panels on roofs are commonplace, but can the sunlight that hits building facades be used to generate power? Researchers at the Universität Kassel say "yes". #EcoAfrica Super special concrete generates power.
"25.11.2016 11:09:40" DW Environment Nearly 70 % of the Kenyan population relies on costly and environmentally damaging energy sources. But a green transtion is underway, as ever more Kenyans turn to solar power to meet their daily energy needs. ☀ More and more Kenyans turn to solar power ☀
"25.11.2016 08:06:16" dw.com Peruvian farmer sues German energy firm RWE | Environment | DW.COM Melting glaciers are threatening this farmer's home and city. The causes are climate change and German energy firm RWE's huge carbon emissions, he alleges.
"24.11.2016 20:55:01" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 24.11.2016 Here's our look back at some environmental events and moments over the past week.
"24.11.2016 16:48:35" DW Environment From trash to cash in Lagos. Chioma Ukonu, her RecyclePoints and a win-win-win-situation. #EcoAfrica Recycling project helps Lagos to get rid of waste. #EcoAfrica
"24.11.2016 16:43:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post For next week, our reporter travel to an island in Lake Victoria where chimpanzees have found a refuge. Which one is your favorite photo for next week's Global Ideas banner?
"24.11.2016 13:55:01" Timeline Photos The threatened Colias hyale was voted butterfly of the year 2017 by the NGO Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland.
"24.11.2016 11:39:00" dw.com Thanksgiving in the U.S. | All media content | DW.COM | 23.11.2016 For the last time, President Obama will pardon a turkey. Since 2009, the president always pardoned two poultry at the request of his daughters. It will be up to President-elect Donald Trump to be as gracious next year. Since 2009, President Obama always pardoned two turkeys at the request of his daughters. This year, for the last time... at least as US President. Happy #Thanksgiving.
"24.11.2016 09:28:06" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"24.11.2016 09:28:06" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"24.11.2016 03:56:00" dw.com Dodo skeleton fetches thousands at auction | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 23.11.2016 A private collector has paid over $400,000 for a rare dodo skeleton. The dodo died out in the 17th century due to hunting and habitat degradation. The dodo died out in the 17th century due to hunting and habitat degradation. Now a private collector has paid over $400,000 for a rare skeleton.
"23.11.2016 18:47:01" Costa Rica's 'egg deal' Costa Rica's 'egg deal' helps to save turtles.
"23.11.2016 16:43:28" Bambi - dead or alive? As good an actor as Bambi... Man puts live deer in truck thinking it's dead.
"23.11.2016 14:58:21" dw.com Face-to-face with paper animals | All media content | DW.COM | 23.11.2016 A chance encounter in Africa prompted Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama to create lifelike animal sculptures from rolled-up newspapers. She wants to remind humans that we share the planet with other creatures. A chance encounter in Africa prompted Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama.studio to create lifelike animal sculptures from rolled-up newspapers. Wonderfully beautiful!
"23.11.2016 12:29:12" Timeline Photos Bird flu spreads in Germany. Cases have recently been registered throughout the country. http://dw.com/p/2T6xh
"23.11.2016 08:12:07" dw.com Trump appears to soften stance on climate change | News | DW.COM | 23.11.2016 US President-elect Trump appears to have changed his tune on climate change, saying there is "some connectivity" with human activity. He also rowed back from a pledge to investigate former rival Hillary Clinton. US President-elect #Trump appears to have changed his tune on climate change, saying there is "some connectivity" with human activity.
"23.11.2016 06:29:00" Dancing on volcanoes Volcano watching has become big business in Iceland. But the risks involved pose a challenge to local authorities, who are responsible for the safety of tourists.
"23.11.2016 00:02:01" Timeline Photos The forests and grasslands sweeping down to the Kenyan coast are rich with flowering plants that offer a feast for bees. Local farmers profit from their honey – as well as the crops they pollinate. http://dw.com/p/2SzNU
"22.11.2016 17:48:00" dw.com Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation | Science | DW.COM | 22.11.2016 Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and guards its own coffee crops. The industrious creatures have been perfecting their agricultural know-how for millions of years. #DYK that ants cultivate their own coffee? Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and guards its own coffee crops.
"22.11.2016 14:03:01" Timeline Photos Victoria Falls – or Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning “smoke that thunders” – is over 100 meters high and generates electricity for #Zimbabwe and #Zambia. But in recent years drought has reduced its incredible power. http://dw.com/p/2Su1H
"22.11.2016 10:40:59" dw.com Changing toilet habits | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 22.11.2016 India's ambitious program to stop #opendefecation is not just about building toilets. The real challenge is to motivate people to use them.
"22.11.2016 10:03:42" dw.com EU acts against dangerous (animal) immigrants | Environment | DW.COM | 22.11.2016 Welcomed - or feared and hated: Europe is home to hundreds of nonnative animal and plant species. They affect ecosystems and harm biodiversity - and cause millions in damage. Now, the EU is acting to stop their spread. Welcomed - or feared and hated: Europe is home to hundreds of nonnative animal and plant species. They affect ecosystems and harm biodiversity - and cause millions in damage. Now, the EU is acting to stop their spread.
"22.11.2016 00:57:00" dw.com Jasmine by moonlight | eco@africa | DW.COM | 21.11.2016 Pollinated by moths, jasmine releases its heady aroma only at night. For the women who harvest the organic blooms on Nile Delta plantations, that means a working day that begins after dark. Pollinated by moths, jasmine releases its heady aroma only at night. For the women who harvest the organic blooms on Nile Delta plantations, that means a working day that begins after dark. #EcoAfrica
"21.11.2016 16:42:12" Climate Central Rising seas mean drainage pipes are now partially submerged during extreme high tides. And with water comes sea life, starting with fish (and octopi).
(via Miami Herald) We better get used to seeing sea creatures in traditionally dry spaces.
"21.11.2016 16:32:22" dw.com Nigeria's own inconvenient truth | eco@africa | DW.COM | 21.11.2016 A documentary film inspired by An Inconvenient Truth and entitled Nowhere to Run offers a warts and all look at how climate change is impacting livelihoods, the environment, social structures and national security. A documentary film inspired by An Inconvenient Truth and entitled 'Nowhere to Run' offers a warts and all look at how climate change is impacting livelihoods, the environment, social structures and national security in Nigeria.
"21.11.2016 13:22:55" DW Environment Tech geeks went green at #COP22, showcasing smart ideas to light up our world – and protect the climate. New green tech from United Nations climate conference. UNFCCC
"21.11.2016 12:28:16" dw.com Degrowth - is it time for a new kind of economics? | Environment | DW.COM | 21.11.2016 Growth! Growth! Growth! Is it time for a new kind of economics?
"21.11.2016 10:34:58" soundcloud.com Living Planet: The sound of science Calls for climate action, is it time for civil society to take the lead? Plus, the tragic tale of how a yellow cedar tree became a piano solo. Producer/Presenter: Charlotta Lomas @charlottalomas Fo The sad music of a cedar tree, drought-proof seeds - and a new chapter for climate activists. All on this week's #LivingPlanet.
"21.11.2016 06:42:00" The plastic pirates aren't after gold - they're hunting for trash on Germany's coasts and in its rivers. #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2SouE
"20.11.2016 17:08:01" dw.com Documentaries - No Room for Sweden's Reindeer | All media content | DW.COM | 18.11.2016 Sweden's far north is still home to 20,000 indigenous Sami. Their culture is based on reindeer. But wind farms and mining drive away the animals and they can no longer find enough food. The suicide rate amongst the Sami population is high. Reindeer are under threat in Sweden. And so is the indigenous Sami population, whose culture depends on them.
"20.11.2016 16:02:00" dw.com Living Planet: The sound of science | All media content | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Calls for climate action, is it time for civil society to take the lead? Plus, the tragic tale of how a yellow cedar tree became a piano solo. The sad music of a cedar tree, drought-proof seeds - and a new chapter for climate activists. All on this week's #LivingPlanet.
"20.11.2016 09:38:00" Is the thought of Monday bringing you down? Kick back and relax with some seals. #SealSundy
"19.11.2016 17:23:01" dw.com Could the EU impose a carbon tax on US goods to pressure Trump? | Environment | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Tit for tat - an EU carbon tax if US President-elect Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris Agreement. How realistic is the idea?
"19.11.2016 11:08:00" dw.com Living Planet: Civic groups still optimistic | All media content | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Donald Trump's election victory has put a dampener on the UN climate talks in Marrakesh. The president-elect has said he wants to cut all funding to climate change initiatives and pull out of the historic Paris Agreement. At the conference Green Zone, we US President-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to cut all funding to climate change initiatives and pull out of the historic Paris Agreement. At the climate conference, civic groups were reassessing their role in protecting the environment after his
"19.11.2016 09:14:00" "If the killing continues there will be no rhinos or elephants left."
"18.11.2016 22:42:00" dw.com Can Trump really back out of the climate deal? | Environment | DW.COM | 18.11.2016 Donald Trump has vowed to "cancel" the Paris Agreement - his tapping of a climate denier to run the nation's leading environmental agency is just one sign he intends to deliver. But how would that work, exactly? "And even if Trump does follow through, it could result in significant pushback." A fact check for the US president-elect's promise to pull out of the Paris Agreement.
"18.11.2016 17:12:00" A sneak peek into what else is going on at #COP22 - including the integration of gender into climate policy.
"18.11.2016 16:50:00" dw.com German Environment Minister at climate talks | All media content | DW.COM | 18.11.2016
"18.11.2016 16:03:00" dw.com "There has to be action, there is nothing else" | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 18.11.2016 Donald Trump's victory in the US put a dampener on talk of the climate in Marrakesh. But as IUCN director general Inger Andersen tells DW, the world has understood and will march on fighting climate change. "80 percent of the ecosystem processes that make life on earth possible are beginning to see an impact of climate change." A call to action from the head of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
"18.11.2016 15:05:00" dw.com Nations reconfirm support of global climate deal at UN summit | News | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Nearly 200 countries have reaffirmed their commitment to a global climate change deal during a conference in Morocco. The UN gathering was overshadowed by Donald Trump's threats to withdraw the US from the global pact. On the final day of #COP22, nearly 200 nations have warned: "Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond."
"18.11.2016 12:29:47" dw.com "Climate change destroys Africa's beauty" | eco@africa | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Speaking at COP22 in Marrakesh, 350.org activist Landry Ninteretse says African wildlife and food security are under threat. What the continent needs most from the West is not finance but an end to extractivism. "Africans are not responsible for climate change. The struggle we are trying to address is a struggle we haven't created." DW spoke to environmental activist Landry Ninteretse at #COP22.
"18.11.2016 08:58:03" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post November 19 is #WorldToiletDay. This year's theme focuses on how sanitation, or the lack of it, can impact on livelihoods. Take India as an example, many people here are still avoiding to use toilets. We are discussing the reasons, next week on Global
"18.11.2016 07:22:00" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 17.11.2016 Join us as we take a look through the lens at some of last week's environmental events and moments from around the world. From beauty to tragedy, the natural world tells its own story. The environmental week in pictures.
"18.11.2016 05:16:00" In Kenya #EcoAfrica checked out a small business that is simply...buzzing.
"18.11.2016 03:14:00" Solidarity with #StandingRock from indigenous peoples at #COP22. #NoDAPL #WaterIsLife
"17.11.2016 22:13:01" dw.com So there's plenty more fish in the sea - but can DNA tell us how many exactly? | Science | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 Until now, the only way to count fish stocks was literally to trawl the ocean. Scientists believe that new DNA analysis could make the process a whole lot easier. Scientists are working on a new way to count fish. The method could help assess the impact of climate change on the world's seas.
"17.11.2016 19:24:00" Don't miss this week's #EcoAfrica! Nneota Egabe in Sokoto, northwestern Nigeria brings you inspiring environmental stories - from beekeeping in Kenya to the environmental activist fighting illegal amber mining in Ukraine. http://dw.com/p/2So3q
"17.11.2016 17:33:00" At #COP22, indigenous peoples say they feel shut out of negotiations.
"17.11.2016 14:28:26" DW Environment #StandingRock protesters make an effort to be heard by global leaders at #COP22 #inodapl #waterislife #dakota Indigenous people stand against the Dakota Access pipeline at #COP22.
"17.11.2016 10:05:43" DW Environment Within the next 30 years, the global energy mix will transform dramatically, according to the International Energy Agency.
"17.11.2016 05:01:00" dw.com Citizens across the world are suing their governments over climate change | Environment | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 Did you know it's possible to take legal action to fight global warming? European citizens have been doing just that. And now, youths in the US won the right to sue their government over failed climate action as well. "We are going to be affected the most by it." A group of young people from the US is suing their government over climate change. And citizens worldwide have brought similar cases to court.
"17.11.2016 02:08:00" dw.com Toxic lake turned power source in Rwanda | All media content | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 Rwanda is the world's first country getting power from a lake - and averting a natural catastrophe at the same time. Rwanda's Lake Kivu contains a dangerously high concentration of methane gas due to nearby volcanic activity. Extracting the gas could save Rwanda's Lake Kivu contains a dangerously high concentration of methane gas. Now saving the lake is generating power.
"16.11.2016 22:08:01" How are indigenous peoples being affected by climate change? We found out at the climate conference in Marrakesh.
"16.11.2016 20:05:00" dw.com Kerry tells international conference Trump may shift on climate change | News | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 The top US diplomat didn't pretend to have any inside knowledge of Trump's climate plan, but said issues often look different once in office. One Trump insider said the president-elect remained eager to abandon the deal "At some point, even the strongest skeptic has to acknowledge that something disturbing is happening." US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about Trump and climate change at #COP22.
"16.11.2016 17:44:02" dw.com Walnut trees for future generations | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 The largest naturally grown walnut forest in the world provides a livelihood for many people - but the forest is slowly dying. A new sustainable approach is supposed to save it. Many livelihoods depend on walnuts in Kyrgyzstan. But the world's largest natural walnut forest is slowly dying. Now a new sustainable approach is supposed to save it.
"16.11.2016 16:14:01" dw.com At the crossroads of development and conservation | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 16.11.2016 Barely an hour's drive from India's capital New Delhi lies the sacred grove of Mangar Bani. The ancient forest is at the heart of a conflict that pits the environment and tradition against development and politics. This conflict pits glitzy malls against sacred trees.
"16.11.2016 13:06:00" dw.com Spectrum: All about the animals | All media content | DW.COM | 15.11.2016 An African virus has been killing lots of blackbirds in Germany. A zoo in Prague has found an inventive way to finance itself. Lynx are coming back to Spain. And, is learning a foreign language your best bet for warding off dementia and other neurological Blackbirds in Germany, lynx in Spain and a zoo in Czech Republic - all on Spectrum this week.
"16.11.2016 09:36:27" DW Environment "Dealing with climate change is an important component of any poverty reduction policy," the author of a new World Bank study argues. #COP22 in Marrakesh could be deciding the fate of millions.
"16.11.2016 02:43:01" dw.com Dead Sea swim draws attention to lake's plight | All media content | DW.COM | 15.11.2016 Twenty-five swimmers from all corners of the globe are attempting to swim across the Dead Sea between Jordan and Israel for the first time, in an effort to make people aware that the famous salt lake is shrinking. The Dead Sea is declining by more than a meter every year, activists say. Now some of them are diving in to save it.
"16.11.2016 00:27:00" dw.com Could hydroponics help water-parched Jordan? | Middle East | DW.COM | 15.11.2016 The United Nations estimates that by 2030, nearly half the world will be living in areas of high water stress. Jordan, in the midst of a water crisis, is looking for solutions. "We don't lose one drop of water in this system." Hydoponic farming could be a solution for Jordan, one of the driest countries in the world.
"15.11.2016 20:36:00" dw.com Clearing the air after Chempark blaze in Leverkusen | Germany | DW.COM | 14.11.2016 Politicians want answers after a fire at Leverkusen's Chempark facility left locals locked down. On Saturday night, many Rhineland residents received a message telling them to stay indoors with their windows sealed. "We are proceeding on the assumption that the population and the environment were at no point endangered," German authorities say. But are assumptions enough after a fire at a chemical facility put the city of Leverkusen on lockdown?
"15.11.2016 17:43:00" Is climate change a security risk?
"15.11.2016 16:02:29" dw.com Mass death of blackbirds in Germany | All media content | DW.COM | 15.11.2016 In Germany, an African virus, the so-called Usut virus, is responsible for the deaths of thousands of blackbirds. Researchers at the Bernhard-Nocht Institute in Hamburg are investigating what exactly is going on. In Germany, an African virus has killed thousands of blackbirds. Researchers in Hamburg are investigating what exactly is going on.
"15.11.2016 13:56:19" DW News #MyRightToBreathe: Around the world, one in ten people suffer from air pollution. In New Dehli, alarming levels of smog inspired activist Parul Sharma and her daughter Preetika to start a campaign on social, demanding action against the toxic air.
"15.11.2016 10:47:00" dw.com Germany, Denmark step up bird flu controls | News | DW.COM | 14.11.2016 Germany's northernmost state is to increase biosecurity measures, as Denmark destroys thousands of German eggs. An highly contagious strain of bird flu is spreading throughout Europe. 30,000 chickens were culled and around 300,000 eggs will be destroyed. Denmark and Germany are stepping up measures to prevent a birdflu outbreak from spreading.
"15.11.2016 09:23:20" DW Environment Cattle hearders in South Sudan are always moving to find water. But climate change has made life harder for them.
"15.11.2016 00:26:00" dw.com Global carbon emissions level off, still too high: report | News | DW.COM | 14.11.2016 A new report has shown that world carbon emissions have stayed unchanged over the previous three years. However, the study points out that this is not enough to prevent the effects of global warming. A report has found that global carbon emissions have virtually flatlined for three years in a row. But is that enough?
"14.11.2016 19:22:00" Living in a passive house can cut your energy bill by up to 90 percent. Here's how:
"14.11.2016 16:49:32" dw.com Supermoon delights skygazers around the world | All media content | DW.COM | 14.11.2016 The moon is reaching its closest orbit to Earth in nearly 70 years. In places with clear skies, Monday's moon will appear much larger than usual. According to NASA, we'll have to wait 18 years for the next such "supermoon." Don't miss the supermoon.
"14.11.2016 15:10:40" DW Environment A report has found that keeping global carbon emissions level is not enough. "The real Houdini work of freeing our economies from carbon has just begun," scientists say.
"14.11.2016 12:58:00" The power of poop: One Ugandan school is reducing its fuel costs and combatting deforestation, all with the help of human waste. Are you also #doingyourbit? Tell us how.
"14.11.2016 09:05:52" DW Environment Good news for sea turtles!
"14.11.2016 09:05:36" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"14.11.2016 09:05:36" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"11.11.2016 16:04:45" DW Science Did you know the reason?
"10.11.2016 20:50:00" dw.com A superhero for Ghana's frogs | Environment | DW.COM | 10.11.2016 Biologist Gilbert Adum loves Ghana's giant squeaker frog. He's doing everything he can to make sure the endangered species doesn't croak. Biologist Gilbert Adum loves Ghana's Giant Squeaker Frog. He's doing everything he can to make sure the endangered species doesn't croak.
"10.11.2016 18:33:00" dw.com Trump prepares to dismantle US environmental law | Environment | DW.COM | 10.11.2016 Climate skeptic tipped to head the transition period for the country's environment agency, before it is shut down. The reach of the Endangered Species Act should be significantly curtailed, Republicans argue, so that species cannot be listed as endangered in one location if they exist in healthy numbers in another location.
Bad news for biodiversity?
"10.11.2016 15:55:02" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Next week, we visit the largest natural walnut forest in the world in southern Kirgistan. Check out these beautiful banners and chose your favorite!
"10.11.2016 15:13:23" Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in decades - but reforesting the country could help... #EcoAfrica
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"10.11.2016 10:56:07" DW Global Society Though Germany is a highly industrialised country, it is also home to vast swathes of forest, which is a source of national pride and for some, national identity. Take a trip into the woods to see what the love is all about. http://dw.com/p/2S6kP
"10.11.2016 06:31:00" dw.com Food security on the table at Marrakesh | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 08.11.2016 A year on from the groundbreaking Paris Agreement, COP22 talks aim to make good on last year's commitment to fight global warming on several fronts. Agriculture is a big one.
"09.11.2016 21:30:00" dw.com Fishing for water in the clouds | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 08.11.2016 Water scarcity has long been a problem for those living in Morocco's Anti-Atlas mountain range. Harvesting fog for water could help. Could clouds be a source of water in a region where it's becoming scarce?
"09.11.2016 19:29:00" dw.com Germany in the grip of bird flu | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 09.11.2016 Several states across Germany have reported cases of a highly contagious strain of bird flu that has also been documented in several other countries in Europe.
"09.11.2016 11:29:50" DW Global Society While one country has voted for building new walls another is breaking them down.....with bees.
"08.11.2016 20:09:00" twitter.com DW - Environment on Twitter “How important is #climatechange in choosing between @realDonaldTrump and @HillaryClinton? #ElectionDay #myvote2016 https://t.co/fhOpeJdQx9” How important has climate change been in your #Election2016 vote? Take part in our Twitter poll: https://twitter.com/dw_environment/status/795998994623299584
"08.11.2016 14:46:16" dw.com Why climate change has been ignored in the US election | Environment | DW.COM | 07.11.2016 One of the first results of Tuesday's vote could be the unraveling of the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. Yet the issue has barely come up in the presidential elections. Does that mean Americans don't care? Americans...don't you care? #Election2016
"08.11.2016 10:09:38" Kenya's 32,000 are being tagged as part of a conservation effort by the Kenya Wildlife Service and the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
"07.11.2016 19:33:00" dw.com Bees versus elephants | eco@africa | DW.COM | 07.11.2016 How to protect your fields from crop-raiding elephants? Beehives may be the solution many Kenyan farmers have been waiting for – with income from honey throwing an added sweetener into the deal. Sting like a , flee like an
"07.11.2016 17:32:00" dw.com The road to decarbonization: next stop, Marrakesh | Environment | DW.COM | 07.11.2016 A year on from the COP21 summit, the Paris Agreement has come into force. While that's quite an achievement, there's still much to be done - starting at the climate conference in Marrakesh. Can politicians ensure the Paris Agreement will not just end up as a piece of signed paper?
"07.11.2016 17:05:00" It might not look like much, but this delicious seaweed is changing things on Rathlin Island...and it's good for the environment! #EcoAfrica
"07.11.2016 15:57:18" DW - Documentaries Human activity and urban development mean natural disasters are striking more frequently. The loss of human life and economic costs are high.
"07.11.2016 06:32:00" dw.com Living Planet: Climate chief counting on COP | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 Parties to the historic Paris climate agreement will soon meet at COP22 in Marrakesh. The United Nations' Executive Secretary for Climate Change Patricia Espinosa tells DW what we can expect. The climate conference in Marrakesh kicks off today. To find out what we can expect, #LivingPlanet spoke to UN Executive Secretary for Climate Change Patricia Espinosa.
"06.11.2016 11:27:01" dw.com Climate host Morocco advances its energy transition | Environment | DW.COM | 04.11.2016 Morocco, host of the 2016 climate conference, intends to cover more than half of its electricity needs from renewables by 2030. In addition to massive installations, hundreds of mosques will also generate solar energy. Morocco is pushing for more renewable energy. There are even going to be solar panels on mosques.
"06.11.2016 08:33:00" dw.com Zebrafish protein gives hope for spinal cord repair | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 04.11.2016 The zebrafish is known for its spectacular abilities to regenerate, including being able to repair its own spinal cord. Scientists are looking at one protein in particular that could help reverse paralysis in humans. Miracle fish.
"05.11.2016 20:22:00" dw.com Floods - Challenging our Future (1) | All media content | DW.COM | 30.10.2016 Serious floods are occurring more frequently - the sea level is rising, while cities are sinking. Many cities, including New York, are insufficiently protected. Some scientists believe that man must abandon them one day. Monsoons, storms, cyclones - serious floods are happening more often all around the world. And they could threaten our future. Find out more in this documentary:
"05.11.2016 09:20:01" dw.com WorldLink: Into the woods | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 Germany's landscapes are as beautiful as they are diverse, but there is one feature that holds a particular place in the country's collective heart. And that is the forest. It has featured in countless stories, poems, operas and was appropriated by the Forests have a special place in Germany's collective heart. They have featured in countless stories, poems, operas - and were appropriated by the Nazis as a national symbol. Tamsin Walker went into the woods to find out more.
"05.11.2016 01:55:00" dw.com Dodgy donkey business | eco@africa | DW.COM | 04.11.2016 African donkeys are being exported to China to meet demand for traditional medicine. Countries like Nigeria have banned their export to ensure they don't disappear altogether. Find out why Nigeria has banned donkey exports on #EcoAfrica.
"04.11.2016 20:57:00" dw.com Paris Agreement: Savior for the world's climate? | Environment | DW.COM | 04.11.2016 The global climate agreement is now officially in force. Parties to the treaty will work under this framework to prevent catastrophic global warming. But what's in the Paris Agreement, and can it achieve its goal? The Paris Agreement has come into force. But what's actually in it - and can it achieve its goal?
"04.11.2016 17:56:00" dw.com Living Planet: What's next for the climate? | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 As the Paris Agreement comes into force ahead of the COP22 climate conference in Marrakesh, DW asks the experts where the world is at with its ambitious climate goals. As the Paris Agreement comes into force ahead of the climate conference in Marrakesh, #LivingPlanet asks the experts where the world is at with its ambitious climate goals.
"04.11.2016 16:03:07" DW - Global Ideas As COP22 in Marrakesh is approaching we head to Morocco to visit a village that harvests drinking water from fog! Check out our report next week but for now here are your choices for next week's banner: Have you voted for next week's Facebook banner yet? Like the one you think would look the best :)
"04.11.2016 14:07:00" dw.com Living Planet: The question of nuclear | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 With the Paris climate accord now ratified, signatory countries will need to make good on their promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Finland is looking to nuclear power to help achieve its climate targets. However, the country's current plan to As countries look to making good on their climate pledges for the Paris Agreement, is nuclear power really a viable option for Finland? The country's plan to build another nuclear reactor is being met with fierce opposition.
"04.11.2016 09:52:45" DW Environment It's a historic day. But do you think the Paris Agreement will be enough?
"04.11.2016 05:52:00" dw.com Living Planet: The politics of climate change | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 As the climate conference gets underway in Marrakesh and America selects its new president, DW catches up with Bill McKibben - American author and co-founder of the international climate campaign group 350.org - on the politics of climate change. "Donald Trump has announced that he would tear up the Paris climate accords." Ahead of COP22, Bill McKibben talks climate change and US politics on #LivingPlanet.
"04.11.2016 00:00:01" dw.com Espinosa: Climate agreement 'lays the foundation for a different world' | Environment | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 Parties to the historic Paris climate agreement will soon meet for the first time, at COP22 in Marrakesh. The UN's Executive Secretary for Climate Change Patricia Espinosa tells DW what we can expect. "The climate deal calls not only for individual economic and political steps - it requires the participation of all people." UN Executive Secretary for Climate Change Patricia Espinosa speaks to DW ahead of next week's climate conference.
"03.11.2016 22:48:00" dw.com A walk in Berlin's parks | All media content | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 German historian Klaus von Krosigk is largely responsible for the preservation and maintenance of all memorials in Berlin's parks. The "gardener of Berlin" - Take a walk with a man who knows all about the German capital's thousands of parks.
"03.11.2016 18:32:00" dw.com UNEP: Paris agreement could fail to prevent global warming | Environment | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 Projected emissions for 2030 would increase the global temperature around 3 degrees Celsius this century - even if the Paris agreement is fully implemented, the UNEP's 2016 Emissions Gap Report warns. The Paris Agreement is not enough, a new report by the UN Environment Programme has found. It's an urgent call to action ahead of the climate conference next week.
"03.11.2016 17:15:01" dw.com Lebanon garbage crisis threatens to pollute Mediterranean | Environment | DW.COM | 03.11.2016 A seaside dump under construction in Lenanon threatens to make international the waste crisis that has produced surreal images of trash clogging roads. Ineffective EU-funded recycling plants aren't helping. Lebanon's garbage crisis could spill into the Mediterranean sea - and it may threaten sea turtles that lay their eggs on the coast.
"03.11.2016 16:08:02" DW Environment US President Barack Obama said engineers are now looking at whether the Dakota oil pipeline could be rerouted. Just hours later, there were new clashes between the police and protesters.
"03.11.2016 15:50:01" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post As COP22 in Marrakesh is approaching we head to Morocco to visit a village that harvests drinking water from fog! Check out our report next week but for now here are your choices for next week's banner:
"03.11.2016 09:30:27" DW Environment Each country that signed the #ParisAgreement made its own individual climate pledge - and there are dozens of them. So how will all the plans be implemented? The climate deal could get complicated...
"03.11.2016 05:44:01" Timeline Photos Climate change, fossil fuel and Donald Trump. Environmentalist Bill McKibben talks to #LivingPlanet in today's edition of the show.
"02.11.2016 21:30:00" dw.com What happened with Germany's climate protection plan? | Environment | DW.COM | 02.11.2016 Germany's glowing green credentials have been dented after it failed to agree a climate plan in time for the UN climate conference. Now the blame game begins over why Germany will attend the global summit empty-handed. Are you disappointed that Germany is going to the UN climate conference emtpy-handed?
"02.11.2016 18:16:00" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 02.11.2016 Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events and moments from around the world over the past week. From beauty to tragedy, the natural world tells its own story. New Delhi - shrouded in thick smog. Take a look at the week's most dramatic environmental moments, caught on camera.
"02.11.2016 16:31:43" DW Environment "The fact that so much has already been achieved in the past is not an excuse for not doing more." Jens Thurau on Germany's missing climate action plan.
"02.11.2016 14:34:00" dw.com Sacha Dench flies like a bird | All media content | DW.COM | 02.11.2016 British researcher Sacha Dench takes to the skies in a motorized paraglider, following Bewick swans on their journey from Russia to England. Her aim: to find out why they are dying out. There are now 40 percent fewer swans than 20 years ago. One researcher is flying with the birds to stop them dying out.
"02.11.2016 12:26:00" DW Environment Another reason to move towards renewable energy...
"02.11.2016 08:01:46" dw.com My favorite - The steppe | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 28.10.2016 Like the ocean, the steppe seems an endless, vast expanse. In winter it appears desolate but it spring it awakens with life and is full of surprises. "It's like a sea of plants." One biologist explains why the Kazakh steppe is his favorite place. http://dw.com/p/2RqWl
"01.11.2016 20:56:00" dw.com Solar power for clean water | eco@africa | DW.COM | 31.10.2016 In much of Africa, drinking water is too high in fluoride, which can damage teeth and joints. A German project to install a solar-powered filter system in a Ghanain village is tackling the problem. How can solar power help with dental health? #EcoAfrica headed to a village in Ghana to find out.
"01.11.2016 18:16:01" Environmentalist are trying to give loggerhead sea turtles a chance to survive. In Cape Verde, human activity and rising sea levels have made them an endangered species.
"01.11.2016 16:14:01" dw.com Germany unable to agree national climate plan before UN conference | News | DW.COM | 01.11.2016 Germany will not have a national climate plan in time for a November UN conference, the environment minister has said. Environmental activists have criticized the delay, saying Berlin is not delivering on its promises. Germany's cabinet has postponed deliberations on a new climate action plan. That means the country probably won't bring one to the upcoming UN climate conference, according to the environment minister.
"01.11.2016 13:20:40" Timeline Photos Is it a fish? Is it a slug? No, it's a nudibranch. http://dw.com/p/2Rq2t
"01.11.2016 10:11:00" dw.com A haven for Nigerian wetland wildlife | eco@africa | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 The Eden Creation Care Initiative has transformed land scarred by mining, with an organic fish farm to boost the local economy, and a plant nursery that offers hope for Nigeria's threatened forests. In Nigeria one woman is turning an old mine into an organic fish farm. Here's how. #EcoAfrica
"31.10.2016 22:30:00" Timeline Photos #EcoAfrica takes you to Uganda this week: http://dw.com/p/2RvKN
"31.10.2016 18:30:00" dw.com Who cares about climate change? These nine celebrities do | Environment | DW.COM | 21.10.2016 Leonardo DiCaprio's documentary film "Before the Flood" will crown his environmental activism - and burn climate change into the public eye. But DiCaprio is only one of a number of celebrities acting on the issue. In the documentary #BeforeTheFlood - which is on YouTube now - Leonardo DiCaprio explores the subject of climate change. One reason why he's one of DW's top green celebrities.
"31.10.2016 17:30:02" dw.com Marine protected areas in pictures | All media content | DW.COM | 28.10.2016 Conserving our seas is a must. As awareness of the problems facing ocean wildlife and habitat grows, so to do the number of marine protected areas. Albeit slowly. Click or swipe through our gallery to learn more. 24 countries recently agreed to create the first marine protected area in international waters. Around the world, the number of marine sanctuaries is slowly growing. DW took a look at some of them.
"31.10.2016 14:32:00" dw.com Rescuing Romania's forest | Environment | DW.COM | 28.10.2016 Volunteers are fighting to save some of Europe's last virgin forest by painstakingly mapping areas under government protection. But they say a change of mentality is needed if the EU is to set an international example. "I want my children to have what we have. If we continue to chop down trees, there will be nothing left but pollution." DW spoke to environmentalists in #Romania who are trying to save some of Europe's last virgin forests.
"31.10.2016 13:23:39" dw.com Tourist wrestles with panda in Chinese zoo | News | DW.COM | 30.10.2016 A tourist was given paws for thought after poking a dozing panda that fought back. The man, who had been trying to impress his female companions, wrestled with his furry foe for five minutes before finally escaping. Don't mess with napping pandas.
"30.10.2016 10:00:00" 80,000 hectares of forest are destroyed in Uganda every year. Little Hands Go Green is an NGO trying to counter the trend.
"29.10.2016 09:55:00" On the African West coast turtle eggs are a prized delicacy. Tommy Melo and his organization Biosfera protect turtle nests, but their hardest job is raising awareness to stop the killing. #EcoAfrica
"29.10.2016 07:29:00" dw.com Researchers release bacteria-infected mosquitoes to combat Zika | Health | DW.COM | 26.10.2016 Bill Gates is one backer of a project that deliberately infects mosquito populations with virus-fighting bacteria. The modified insects will then, hopefully, take over local populations. A new hope of countering the Zika virus...
"28.10.2016 20:24:01" dw.com Living Planet: Rescuing Romania's virgin forests | All media content | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 The Romanian Carpathians are one of the few remaining pockets of old-growth forests in Europe. But the future of these forests is at risk due to logging and environmental degradation. Greenpeace has started documenting the forests with the hope of raising Greenpeace has started documenting the forests with the hope of raising awareness before it's too late - a report from #LivingPlanet
"28.10.2016 17:41:00" Nations have agreed to create the world's largest #marine sanctuary in the Antarctic!
"28.10.2016 14:33:58" dw.com Why is the new Antarctic marine sanctuary such a big deal? | Environment | DW.COM | 28.10.2016 From the Antarctic conservation meeting, Mike Walker of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance explains why an agreement to create the first marine protected area in international waters is a game-changer for species protection. "Today's decision is historic, it's the first time countries have come together to create a protected marine area outside of any country's jurisdiction," Mike Walker of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance.
"28.10.2016 11:56:01" DW Environment Environmental topics touch our lives every day - we help connect you to them. Eco stories from Germany's international broadcaster. If you like our Global Ideas stories, you might also like the stories we have on our DW - Environment Facebook page. Follow us here: https://www.facebook.com/dw.environment/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel
"28.10.2016 10:49:00" dw.com Ross Sea in Antarctica to become world's largest marine sanctuary | News | DW.COM | 28.10.2016 Officials in New Zealand have said the countries that decide the fate of Antarctica have agreed to create a huge marine sanctuary. An area twice the size of Texas will become the world's largest marine-protected area. An area twice the size of Texas will become the world's largest marine-protected area!
"28.10.2016 09:37:52" dw.com Underwater artist Jason deCaires Taylor | Euromaxx Videos | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 This British artist creates huge concrete sculptures that are arranged to form huge underwater installations. The aim is to help revitalize coral reefs. A novel way of revitalising coral reefs...
"27.10.2016 21:42:00" Wildlife is in decline and by 2020, populations may have dropped by two thirds in comparison to 1970 levels, according to a new WWF...but there are reasons to be optimistc, says the wildlife organization...
"27.10.2016 16:51:40" dw.com Living Planet: Shining a light on conservation | All media content | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 We take a close look at conservation efforts around the world - and find where there's conservation, there's usually conflict. This week's #LivingPlanet shines a light on conservation efforts from around the world...
"27.10.2016 16:49:22" dw.com IWC closes whaling loophole | Environment | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 A key decision emerging from the International Whaling Commission could curtail Japan's exploitation of an exception to a ban on commercial whaling, which it claims is for "scientific research." "The International Whaling Commission can now harpoon any fake science programs aimed at hunting whales for meat before they begin," said Luca Nicotra, a senior campaigner at the advocacy group Avaaz.
"27.10.2016 09:37:59" dw.com Living Planet Report 2016: Still not too late | Environment | DW.COM | 27.10.2016 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. Now is the time to take action before all our wildlife disappears!
"26.10.2016 14:34:05" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 26.10.2016 This week, Global Ideas is taking a deeper look at cities. Life in the metropolis can be tough - especially when space, infrastructure and clean air are at a minimum. But sometimes, good design can go a long way. Life in the city can be tough - but sometimes, good design can go a long way!
"25.10.2016 17:37:00" dw.com Scientists find clue to fighting antimicrobial resistance in devil's mother's milk | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 18.10.2016 You may only know the Tasmanian devil as a cartoon character - the one that's out to get the bird. But Australian scientists say the real thing may carry a deadly weapon against dangerous superbugs. Taz, the cartoon Tasmanian devil, has nothing on the real thing! These small mammals could hold the key to fighting superbugs...
"25.10.2016 14:23:54" dw.com Saving Venice | All media content | DW.COM | 23.05.2016 Venice is often called “The floating city” because it encompasses over a hundred small islands in a lagoon. But every year, large areas of the historic city are flooded. Now, an innovative new plan to create a flood barrier to help save the submerging It's known as the "floating city" - but flooding threatens large parts of Venice every year. Could new plans for a flood barrier help save the submerging city?
"25.10.2016 11:45:55" dw.com On arriving and surviving | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 25.10.2016 "Tomorrow, I'm going dumpster diving with Melanie. Because we need what we get from the containers outside the supermarkets, and because they just throw it away. I don't want to sponge off Melanie. That's why I'm doing it." A fictional account of arriving
"24.10.2016 17:13:00" dw.com Dogs of Venice model for new photography book | Books | DW.COM | 24.10.2016 The book "The Dogs of Venice" offers an original perspective of the romantic Italian city through photos of its real inhabitants with their four-legged friends. Ever wondered what it's like to be a dog in #Venice? No need to wonder any more...
"24.10.2016 16:34:00" dw.com Despite whale sanctuary, no safe haven? | Environment | DW.COM | 24.10.2016 The creation of a whale sanctuary in the Atlantic is one of the most controversial issues to be voted on at the International Whaling Commission this week. But would it really protect the whales? Japan, Iceland and Norway have been the three main countries blocking the sanctuary due - environmentalists say - to their commercial interests. But would a whale sanctuary really protect the whales?
"24.10.2016 14:34:30" dw.com International Whaling Commission debates the fate of world's remaining whales | News | DW.COM | 24.10.2016 Over 80 nations have gathered in Slovenia for the biennial International Whaling Commission meeting. Japan's controversial return to its "scientific" whale hunts and a possible whale sanctuary will likely top the docket. "Whaling has no place in the 21st century. It's outdated, it's thoroughly inhumane," says Claire Bass of Humane Society International. It's a controversial topic and one that will be discussed at the International Whaling Commission. What do you think?
"24.10.2016 13:09:44" DW Global Society strange new beauty trend from Mexico
"24.10.2016 09:15:50" DW News Peck, peck, peck. "Damn, why isn't this working?!!!" Peck, peck, peck. What's the difference between a man and a tree? This woodpecker seems a little confused...
"23.10.2016 17:12:00" Anteaters Here comes a very "scary" anteater. Beware!
"23.10.2016 12:06:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Who's the fairest of them all? Bas van Abel came up with the #Fairphone, an alternative to environmentally devastating smart phones. This October, Bas was among three winners of the 2016 German Environmental Prize.
"23.10.2016 08:12:00" dw.com Our beautiful planet | eco@africa | DW.COM | 21.10.2016 Across northern Europe the fall season is underway, with deciduous temperate forests turning rich shades of red, gold and yellow. Fall colors on the banks of the River Elbe in northern Germany. If you see any aspect of nature you would like to share with us, take a picture and send us your images using the upload tool on our page, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"22.10.2016 17:48:00" Scorpion manicure And now to the latest beauty trend from Mexico: a scorpion manicure.
"22.10.2016 07:39:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: UK government taken to court over air pollution ClientEarth has taken the UK government to court for what it says is a failure to tackle a crisis in air quality.
"22.10.2016 00:04:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: 'Appy' about recycling In Senegal the average person produces about 116 kilograms of waste per year. But a group of students in the West African country came up with an app prototype to try to get people interested in #recycling.
"21.10.2016 22:04:00" Elephant toilet paper? Yes, please. Paper made from elephant dung provides income for communities living side-by-side with pachyderms. Why do I have to think of poo paper...
"21.10.2016 21:45:00" dw.com Quito Habitat conference sets goals for urban development | News | DW.COM | 21.10.2016 Members of the United Nations have agreed to new guidelines to curb problems arising from rapid urban growth. The New Urban Agenda will help planners and leaders in making cities resilient. #Habitat3
"21.10.2016 17:45:00" Save the Frogs! When biologist Gilbert Adum came across the giant squeaker frog, it captured his ❤. His organization SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is devoted to the research and conservation of the threatened amphibian.
"21.10.2016 13:35:43" dw.com Who cares about climate change? These nine celebrities do | Environment | DW.COM | 21.10.2016 Leonardo DiCaprio's documentary film #BeforeTheFlood crowns his environmental activism. But DiCaprio is only one of a number of celebrities acting on the issue.
"21.10.2016 12:16:26" Germany's garden of insects Markus Gastl's garden is a paradise of biodiversity in an environment depleted by agribusiness. Sit back, relax and just watch.
"20.10.2016 18:30:00" Bullfighting's back in Catalonia Spain overturns Catalan bullfighting ban.
"20.10.2016 14:02:02" dw.com The African penguin | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 20.10.2016 The African penguin dodges sharks, trawlers and polluted waters to get food. It's a small animal with a big personality and that's why this conservationist loves them. Their challenge is huge! The African penguin dodges sharks, trawlers and polluted waters to get food.
"20.10.2016 10:59:00" Hungry woodpecker Confusion of the week! Police officer or tree? This woodpecker returns to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Lodz, where he spent around three weeks before he was released to the wild. He keeps on flying back to the center to get food. This time his
"20.10.2016 09:00:26" DW Environment Environmental topics touch our lives every day - we help connect you to them. Eco stories from Germany's international broadcaster.
"20.10.2016 08:05:01" goethe.de FUTUREPERFECT - Stories for Tomorrow – Lived Today, Everywhere - Goethe-Institut An international collection of stories about sustainability pioneers, FUTUREPERFECT presents solutions for an ecological and just world. Whales are coming to the rescue of a New Zealand community for the second time around.
"20.10.2016 07:15:33" Azalea Azalea is a 19-year-old female chimpanzee and the star of the zoo in Pyongyang - a star with eccentricities...
"19.10.2016 23:01:01" dw.com Uncaged! When animals escape their zoos | All media content | DW.COM Not only #Kumbuka broke away from his enclosure. Click for more on the gorilla, and other "zoobreaks".
"19.10.2016 17:44:00" dw.com Student solutions to Ghana's water problems | eco@africa | DW.COM | 17.10.2016 Clean water is becoming increasingly scarce in Ghana thanks to population growth, agriculture and industry. But three brainy Ghanaian PhD students are working on clever ways to combat the problem. Clean water is becoming increasingly scarce in Ghana thanks to population growth, agriculture and industry. But three brainy Ghanaian PhD students are working on clever ways to combat the problem. #EcoAfrica
"19.10.2016 16:12:01" dw.com Berlin: Vegan capital of the world? | Environment | DW.COM Berlin has become a haven for vegans, with specialized restaurants, butchers and even sex shops. And although veganism is about protecting animals and the environment, being vegan in Berlin is so much more. In Berlin, vegans can find restaurants, clothing, sex shops and other products that satisfy their strict dietary and lifestyle requirements. Does that make Berlin the vegan capital of the world?
"19.10.2016 12:50:00" dw.com Open season for rat hunting in Jakarta | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 19.10.2016 Rats are a major problem in Jakarta. Now the city is trying to combat the pests by paying its residents a bounty. Rats are a major problem in Jakarta. Now the city will pay residents the equivalent of €1.40 for each rat they drop off with the authorities. Dead or alive?
"19.10.2016 10:29:00" dw.com Facts and figures about CETA | All media content | DW.COM | 18.10.2016 The EU-Canada free trade deal is expected to boost bilateral trade, but it also faces huge resistance because some fear it will undermine democratic rights as well as consumer and environmental standards. CETA, the EU-Canada free trade deal, is expected to boost bilateral trade, but it also faces huge resistance because some fear it will undermine environmental standards.
"19.10.2016 09:04:34" dw.com What's killing the scrotum frogs? | Environment | DW.COM Lake Titicaca has recently become a crime scene - 10,000 of these frogs have been found floating belly up at the lake.
"19.10.2016 02:30:02" dw.com India: Mumbai's mangroves under threat | All media content | DW.COM | 17.10.2016 The mangrove forests in Mumbai's Thane Creek are a resting place for thousands of flamingos for several months of the year. But pollution and illegal deforestation are destroying the trees. Environmental initiatives are trying to protect them. The mangrove forests in Mumbai's Thane Creek are a resting place for thousands of flamingos. These mangroves are under threat. Environmental initiatives are trying to protect them.
"18.10.2016 22:13:00" dw.com In search of the giant squeaker frog | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 18.10.2016 Gilbert Adum loves frogs. So much so, that he has devoted his life to saving them. And in that pursuit, he is helping to improve local lives - and making his mark as a bit of an environmental hero. Gilbert Adum loves frogs. So much, that he keeps on searching for them for months just to find one.
"18.10.2016 17:39:00" dw.com Nairobi National Park resists railway incursion | All media content | DW.COM Right outside the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the national park of the same name is one of the most accessible in Africa. It pulls in 150,000 visitors a year. But the planned Nairobi-Naivasha rail link will cut straight through the park for 6 kilometres - Right outside the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the national park is one of the most accessible in Africa. It pulls in 150,000 visitors a year. But the planned Nairobi-Naivasha rail link will cut straight through the park for 6 kilometres - dividing it neatly
"18.10.2016 15:52:06" Kölner Zoo Wochenlang haben wir einen Spiegel mit versteckter Kamera bei uns im #KölnerZoo im Boden vergraben. Dann haben wir abgewartet, wie unsere tierischen Freunde reagieren. Über das Ergebnis waren wir erstaunt und begeistert - schaut selbst!! Wer den Clip A fixed mirror and a hidden camera in a zoo. Thanks to the Kölner Zoo!! Enjoy folks.
"18.10.2016 13:23:00" dw.com Five of the world's biggest environmental problems | Environment | DW.COM | 11.10.2016 These five megatrends present major global threats for planet Earth - problems that must be solved. DW looks at causes and possible solutions.
"18.10.2016 10:55:00" dw.com Joel Sartore's Photo Ark documents animal diversity, one face at a time | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 18.10.2016 Yes, they look like models. The Photo Ark is National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, Photographer's multi-year labor of love to capture thousands of species, portrait-style, before they vanish.
"18.10.2016 10:32:55" Sanctuary Marine Bermuda Hurricane Nicole blew in some sea monsters... 14lb lobster, caught and released! Quite relieved to read 'caught and RELEASED'!
"18.10.2016 09:41:31" dw.com Great Barrier Reef: 'Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated' | Environment | DW.COM | 18.10.2016 The Great Barrier Reef is not dead yet, despite the obituary published in the Outside Magazine. It has since been shared more than a million times - and has sparked a lively discussion on #socialmedia. That made us clarifiy and provide some answers.
"18.10.2016 00:33:00" dw.com Fear, the all-embracing human emotion | Globalization | DW.COM What do #panic, crises of identity, ultra suspicion, hyper-vigilance, obsession, empathy and horror thrillers have in common? Fear - the focus of this week's special edition of #WorldLink.
"17.10.2016 22:22:00" dw.com Banning the 'super' greenhouse gas | Environment | DW.COM Hydrofluorocarbons, which replaced ozone-depleting CFCs, proved disastrous for #climatechange. Countries have now agreed to ban HFCs - but that may not bring as big a climate benefit as was hoped.
"17.10.2016 16:33:00" dw.com Chicken poop power | eco@africa | DW.COM | 17.10.2016 Many in East Africa do not have access to electricity. But one company in Kenya is on the case with its cheap, easy-to-use biogas system that harvests the power of organic waste and dung. Many in #EastAfrica do not have access to electricity. But one company in #Kenya is on the case with ... chicken poop power. #EcoAfrica