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"24.04.2017 15:06:05" DW Environment Zambia has long relied on rainfall to generate electricity. But with climate change rapidly depleting water sources, people are turning to charcoal for their power needs.
"24.04.2017 12:40:43" dw.com Annual Goldman Environmental Prize awarded to grassroots activists A former child soldier and a Guatemalan evangelical pastor are among this year's winners of the prestigious award, which recognizes activists from each of the world's six geographic regions. A former child soldier is among this year's winners of the prestigious Goldman award, which recognizes activists from each of the world's six geographic regions.
"24.04.2017 11:15:29" End of street food? The Thai capital's world famous street food scene may soon be a thing of the past.
"24.04.2017 10:43:34" DW Environment While parts of Kenya are becoming drier, a growing number of people are starting to keep camels - to cope with climate change
"24.04.2017 04:24:03" dw.com Benin's farmers break new ground | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 Benin vet Michel Babadjide's sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers. It's finally being taken seriously by science and catching on in villages around the country. Benin vet Michel Babadjide's sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers.
"24.04.2017 04:24:03" dw.com Benin's farmers break new ground | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 Benin vet Michel Babadjide's sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers. It's finally being taken seriously by science and catching on in villages around the country. Benin vet Michel Babadjide's sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers.
"24.04.2017 01:21:15" dw.com Nigeria's recycled craft village | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 WeAreM.A.D. (Making A Difference), doesn't just clear dumpsites and tackle environmental sanitation. It also fights unemployment and gender inequality by helping women start their own businesses. WeAreM.A.D. (Making A Difference), doesn't just clear dumpsites and tackle environmental sanitation. It also fights unemployment and gender inequality by helping women start their own businesses.
"23.04.2017 17:38:00" dw.com A new home for hunted chimps | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 Uganda's Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria is a safe haven orphaned chimpanzees that also fights hunting, educates the public and offers ecotourism. Uganda's Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria is a safe haven orphaned chimpanzees that also fights hunting.
"23.04.2017 15:30:00" dw.com Through the lens Incredible wildlife photos, next-gen cars, rhinos and frosted plants. Join us as we take a look through the lens at some green events from around the world over the past week.
"23.04.2017 14:45:00" dw.com Don't waste waste! | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 Recycling doesn't have a long history in Kenya. But for the last five years, Taka Taka Solutions has been doing its bit in communities rich and poor, companies, schools and private homes. Although recycling doesn't have a long history in Kenya, Taka Taka Solutions has been doing its bit in communities rich and poor, companies, schools and private homes.
"23.04.2017 13:12:00" dw.com Living Planet: Doing our bit | All media content | DW.COM | 20.04.2017 From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green. From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green.
"23.04.2017 11:12:49" dw.com Going off grid | All media content | DW.COM | 22.04.2017 Residents of Feldheim, a village south of Berlin, decided to go off grid and produce their own energy from wind, sun and biomass. Their solution is now a role model for communities around the world. Going off grid? Residents of a village in the south of Berlin did it and their solution is now a role model for communities around the world.
"23.04.2017 08:32:00" dw.com eco@africa - The Environment Magazine This week #EcoAfrica explores the blast fishing in Tanzania, recycling in Nigeria and Kenya, and an island sanctuary in Uganda giving orphaned chimps a second chance.
"22.04.2017 21:31:55" dw.com Muskoxen in Norway The Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park in Norway is home to some of the last remaining muskoxen on the European mainland.
"22.04.2017 17:30:00" Google Earth updated
"22.04.2017 15:48:00" Timeline Photos With this year's Earth Day focusing on climate and environmental literacy, DW examines some of the most common myths and misconceptions used by climate change skeptics: http://p.dw.com/p/2bfUd
"22.04.2017 15:30:00" Timeline Photos Despite a 97 percent scientific consenus on the issue, some still dispute the idea that human activity is causing climate change. DW examines some of the most common myths and misconceptions used by climate change skeptics: http://p.dw.com/p/2bfUd
"22.04.2017 13:12:00" dw.com Living Planet: Goodbye kale, hello bouie! | All media content | DW.COM | 20.04.2017 The superfood craze is showing no signs of slowing down in the West. Often associated with green living, the growing demand of these products is putting a strain on the environment. The latest superfood craze is an African pod-like fruit called bouie. So The latest superfood craze is an African pod-like fruit called bouie. So what's all the fuss about?
"22.04.2017 11:40:00" Timeline Photos Four climate change myths, debunked. We take a look at the most common arguments used by climate deniers, and set the record straight. http://p.dw.com/p/2bfUd
"22.04.2017 09:45:00" dw.com Imagine America's next generation are climate deniers A fight is being waged to ensure the science behind global warming is taught in US schools as some states move to wipe it from the curriculum. Is the United States raising a new generation of climate-change deniers? There is widespread concern among environmentalists that the US educational system isn't equipping students to understand the very real risks facing our planet.
"22.04.2017 07:40:00" Timeline Photos With this year's Earth Day focusing on climate and environmental literacy, DW examines some of the most common myths and misconceptions used by climate change skeptics: http://p.dw.com/p/2bfUd
"21.04.2017 23:30:00" dw.com The plight of stray dogs in Romania Many dog owners in Romania cannot afford to sterilize their pets. As a result, puppies are often abandoned.
"21.04.2017 21:50:00" dw.com Naked mole-rats: no oxygen, no problem When oxygen levels fall to a life-threatening level, the subterranean animal simply slows down its heart rate and switches to another metabolism system.
"21.04.2017 19:12:26" dw.com Living Planet: The waste warrior | All media content | DW.COM | 20.04.2017 Rob Greenfield is a US environmental activist known for his unusual approach to sustainable living. From wearing a suit of bags filled with his own trash to cycling across the country on a bamboo bicycle, his actions aim to highlight the importance of DW spoke with Rob Greenfield, a US environmental activist known for his unusual approach to sustainable living, while he was on tour in Europe.
"21.04.2017 17:42:14" Diving with selfie stick
"21.04.2017 16:10:00" dw.com Four climate change myths, debunked With this year's Earth Day focusing on climate and environmental literacy, DW examines some of the most common myths and misconceptions used by climate change skeptics.
"21.04.2017 12:56:25" Timeline Photos If you happen to see tiny mounds like this one, the state of the soil you are standing on is most likely okay. They are actually droppings by earthworms, deposited on the surface, at the end of one of their tubes into the ground. The earthworms pick up
"21.04.2017 12:45:58" DW Environment Although tomorrow scientists around the globe will take to the streets in defense of their disciplines at the March for Science, in the US news of the march met with mixed feelings. For the upcoming "March for Science" on April 22, scientists will leave their labs to fight for the recognition of their scientific achievements.
"21.04.2017 10:40:51" Flower Power at the IGA The IGA opened a horticultural spectacle which runs till October 15th. It's the first time it's been held in Berlin.
"21.04.2017 08:51:05" DW Environment Electromobility and networking are at the focal point of arguably the most important automobile show in the world.
"20.04.2017 21:55:00" dw.com Britain - Back to nature Are you allergic to modern life? Kate and Alan Burrows built a house with tree trunks, mud and straw in the country.
"20.04.2017 20:30:00" dw.com Farmers fret over frost after sudden cold spell This unseasonably cold April has serious consequences for farmers around Europe - who are fretting about frost destroying their crops.
"20.04.2017 19:00:00" dw.com Living Planet: A market for food waste | All media content | DW.COM | 20.04.2017 Shriveled lemons, forgotten leftovers, and wilted celery are often found lurking at the back of fridges. In Germany, the average person throws away 82 kilograms of unused food every year. Now, a few enterprising individuals are looking to tackle the In Germany, a few enterprising individuals have opened a supermarket to sell food that's rescued from the bin.
"20.04.2017 17:29:29" An animal performance Do you remember the French artist who spent a week inside a rock? Watch his latest craziness!
"20.04.2017 15:30:00" DW Environment A report commissioned by the German foreign office shows how in scenarios of instability and conflict, climate change can contribute to the emergence and growth of terrorist groups. Climate change multiplies existing security risks and increases the complexity of unstable situations since environmental factors interact with social, political and economic factors.
"20.04.2017 12:13:48" dw.com Urban gardening in Zagreb Urban gardening is a growing trend throughout Europe. In the Croatian capital, Marijan Butkovic delivers his production to 20 restaurants.
"20.04.2017 09:28:26" DW Environment A new app Too Good To Go is aiming to cut food waste by offering hungry smartphone users a chance to snap up discounted meals.
"19.04.2017 23:00:00" dw.com Let it snow - again After glorious sunshine and mild temperatures just a week ago, parts of Germany are gripped by cold and covered in snow once again.
"19.04.2017 21:00:00" dw.com Tobacco increasingly important for African farmers Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers stand to rake in $800m this year. It's Africa's second largest tobacco producer.
"19.04.2017 18:22:00" dw.com Flower power at Keukenhof | Euromaxx Videos | DW.COM | 19.04.2017 Tulips, daffodils and bands of bright colors: Keukenhof in the Netherlands is Europe's largest flower garden. It's only open for two months every year but draws up to one million visitors from around the world. The European largest flower garden is only open for two months every year but draws up to one million visitors from around the world.
"19.04.2017 16:24:36" DW Environment Can you imagine eating water? Discover Ooho, a new solution hoped to reduce plastic waste!
"19.04.2017 14:59:57" dw.com Save our frogs because they may save us Scientists have discovered an unlikely weapon in the fight against the influenza virus: a special chemical found in the mucus of South Indian frogs.
"19.04.2017 12:41:42" dw.com Milking Australian camels for money It's nutritious and packed with vitamin C. Camel milk is starting to become big business in Australia.
"19.04.2017 09:15:54" DW Environment Freediving with a #GoPro, anyone? Yes please, says Canadian diver Mathieu Villegas
"19.04.2017 01:44:02" dw.com Somaliland: The desperate search for water In east-African Somaliland, most people make their living raising and trading in livestock. But two years of drought have left most of their animals dead, and hunger threatens the population. Will… Will the rain come in time to prevent a catastrophe in east-African Somaliland? #drought
"18.04.2017 22:02:02" Timeline Photos New quote of the week. #quotes #inspiration #quoteoftheday
"18.04.2017 17:20:21" dw.com Poachers target endangered animals in protected areas, study finds Illegal wildlife trafficking is pushing elephants, rhinos and tigers to the brink of extinction. Endangered animals are poached even in the world's most protected areas, says conservation group WWF. You'd think wildlife in protected World Heritage sites would be safe, right? Think again.
"18.04.2017 16:13:41" DW Environment Watch till the end ... that is one freaky worm.
Although actually, it's a sulfur-powered bivalve.
Click the story to find out more about the amazing discovery: http://p.dw.com/p/2bO3I
Video courtesy The University of Utah and Marvin Altamia Here's to marine biodiversity! http://p.dw.com/p/2bO3I
"18.04.2017 14:59:42" multimedia.dw.com Living without the rainforest killer palm oil - dw.com Full disclosure. I'm a little naive about palm oil. Of course I've heard about it, but I have no idea exactly what it is and what it is used for. So my task now is to find out more about the mysterious fat and to see if I can live without it. Life without palm oil - is it possible? Explore the topic in a personal, multimedia report.
"18.04.2017 13:58:03" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo
"18.04.2017 12:32:06" dw.com Climate change taking big bite out of alpine glaciers Glaciers are natural heritage and a part of people's identity in the Alps - but climate change is making them disappear.
"18.04.2017 10:18:47" dw.com DW - Global Ideas Sugar monocultures have a tremendous environmental impact. Now smallholders in Hawaii are looking to take back the industry - sustainably.
"18.04.2017 08:24:01" Air quality tracker to go Smog is a daily health problem - now there's a wearable solution.
"17.04.2017 21:55:00" dw.com International garden show opens in Berlin Berlin's IGA garden festival has opened its doors - flowers, gardens, waterscapes and a cable car await horticultural aficionados.
"17.04.2017 20:08:00" dw.com Senegal - coastal erosion is robbing people of their homes and livelihoods Two thirds of the population live along the coast. But erosion is making much of it uninhabitable - flooding and the salinization of soil and water are real problems. In Senegal, erosion is making much of the coast uninhabitable - flooding and the salinization of soil and water are real problems.
"17.04.2017 18:00:00" dw.com 10 reasons to visit the North Sea The North Sea's most popular inhabitants, the seals, make their home on the sandbanks between the islands.
"17.04.2017 16:00:00" dw.com Tanzania's teenage climate correspondent A sixteen-year-old reporter from Tanzania hosts a weekly radio show documenting the effects of climate change on children in her hometown, Mwanza.
"17.04.2017 14:00:00" dw.com Sand mining - Permaculture could save Togo's coastline A Swiss foundation wants to help Togo restore its coastline.
"17.04.2017 12:00:00" dw.com Sierra Leone: How cacao protects the environment | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 The production of cocoa can be beneficial for everyone in Sierra Leone. The cocoa plants provide shade and enrich the soil. They can also provide a regular income for locals and be exported sustainably and profitably to the rest of the world. The production of cocoa can provide a regular income for locals and be exported sustainably and profitably to the rest of the world.
"17.04.2017 09:52:23" dw.com Quote of the week What do you think abou it?
"16.04.2017 23:47:59" dw.com Glowing landscapes Street lightning without electricity? In the Netherlands, thirty-two kilometers of highway are illuminated completely electricity-free.
"16.04.2017 21:30:00" dw.com A trip to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains | All media content | DW.COM | 08.04.2017 This highland region on the Elbe is just an hour's drive from Dresden and ideal for hiking and climbing. The best views are from the Bastei Bridge and Königstein Fortress. Take a break...
"16.04.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Protecting Kenya's fish stocks | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 Overfishing has depleted fish stocks off the Kenyan coast. Now to keep the ecosystem in balance, a nature conservancy employs 32 controllers to monitor fish stocks and supervise fishing methods. In Kenia, a nature conservancy employs 32 controllers to monitor fish stocks and supervise fishing methods.
"16.04.2017 17:30:00" dw.com Living Planet: Green giants for the chop | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 The fight to protect Romania's precious old-growth forests from logging, and how energy scarcity makes forest protection in Zambia put livelihoods at risk. This week: The fight to protect Romania's precious old-growth forests from logging and how energy scarcity makes forest protection in Zambia put livelihoods at risk.
"16.04.2017 15:42:42" dw.com Welcome to eco@africa This week's eco@africa is again full of green stories from Africa and Europe!
"16.04.2017 13:36:48" dw.com The world watches as US giraffe April gives birth to calf The birth of April's baby was broadcast live to an online audience of over a million people.
"16.04.2017 11:32:00" dw.com Biodiversity in the Seychelles | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 To help save the Coco de Mer, a giant type of coconut that weighs up to 30 kilos, the UN Development Program is assisting the Seychelles in finding ways to ensure that it has the necessary funding. To help save the Coco de Mer, the UN Development Program is assisting the Seychelles in finding ways to ensure that it has the necessary funding.
"16.04.2017 09:30:00" dw.com Beavers: Lords of the rivers Almost hunted to extinction in Europe, the creatures are now bouncing back.
"16.04.2017 07:30:00" dw.com Farmers return to earthquake-hit regions Italian farmers are planning to plant traditional lentil seeds. The regional speciality has become a symbol not just of rebirth but of resilience.
"15.04.2017 21:55:00" dw.com 5 things you probably didn't know could make music The sound of vegetables: The Viennese Vegetable Orchestra turns a pumpkin into a drum, celery into a guitar and bell peppers into horns.
"15.04.2017 20:20:00" dw.com Sylt: Improving coastal protection | All media content | DW.COM | 14.04.2017 Sylt is an open air lab for modern coastal protection methods. The island -- like many other places in the world -- is threatened by changes linked to climate change. The island -- like many other places in the world -- is threatened by changes linked to climate change.
"15.04.2017 18:49:34" dw.com UK's most talented architects are not human The busy rodents' engineering prowess could help increase biodiversity and fight floods.
"15.04.2017 16:32:56" dw.com Living Planet: Fighting for Romania's forests | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 Romania is home to almost two-thirds of the EU's old-growth forests. But vast areas of these ancient woodlands have been destroyed in recent years. Lawmakers are debating a bill that would dramatically lower maximum penalties for illegal logging. But In Romania, lawmakers are debating a bill that would dramatically lower maximum penalties for illegal logging. But environmentalists haven't given up the fight.
"15.04.2017 14:56:56" dw.com Germany: The future of eating | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 In Germany, start-up 'GreenGuru' provides urban professionals who are too busy to prepare a wholesome lunch with nutritious snacks and meals. Healthy eating has become a trend - and it's even beneficial for the environment. Healthy eating has become a trend - and it's even beneficial for the environment.
"15.04.2017 11:35:51" dw.com IGA Berlin - ready for summer From April to October 2017 the International Horticultural Exhibition (IGA) opens its doors in Berlin-Marzahn with the latest on plants, gardens, horticulture and landscape architecture.
"15.04.2017 08:54:51" dw.com #DoingYourBit: Air quality tracker to go | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 Smog impacts people's health and causes lung diseases. The problem: You can't really see or smell it. Now a start-up has built a device which measures air quality and tells users when the concentration is high. A start-up has built a device which measures air quality and tells users when the concentration is high.
"14.04.2017 23:45:00" dw.com Safe water for everyone In Argentina, 'Proyecto Agua Segura' project is transforming water from contaminated to purified.
"14.04.2017 21:30:00" dw.com Therapy dogs – an invaluable help Therapy dogs can often provide moments of joy to people in the final stages of a terminal illness.
"14.04.2017 19:07:00" dw.com Our Beautiful Planet A rainbow in the sky?
"14.04.2017 16:45:07" dw.com UK: The world's first eco-friendly soccer club The Forest Green Rovers soccer team has a pitch fertilized with seaweed and the lawnmower is solar-powered.
"14.04.2017 14:30:00" dw.com On the hunt for sustainable Easter eggs Those colorful, ready-to-eat hard-boiled eggs that can be found in stores all over at Easter time are considered to be processed egg products.
"14.04.2017 12:35:00" dw.com Silvio Berlusconi promotes a vegetarian Easter The four-time, former prime minister appeared in a video for his party colleague's animal rights group, which wants to wean Italy off of lamb for Easter.
"14.04.2017 10:39:00" dw.com Guilty pleasure: Chocolate with a side of remorse Before you grab that chocolate egg or Easter Bunny think about the long arduous journey the chocolate has made.
"14.04.2017 06:30:00" dw.com Through the lens Join us to take a look through the lens at some green events from around the world over the past week!
"13.04.2017 23:49:00" dw.com Ants - more social than previously thought In colonies of thousands or even millions of ants, a single individual doesn't count - or so researchers used to think...
"13.04.2017 21:41:00" dw.com World's oldest gorilla celebrates 60th birthday in Berlin Together with Trudy from the Little Rock Zoo in the US state of Arkansas, she is tied as the oldest known gorilla in the world.
"13.04.2017 19:30:00" Meeting with the biggest spider in the world Do you want to see the biggest spider in the world?
"13.04.2017 17:12:55" dw.com Living Planet: Zambia cracks down on charcoal | All media content | DW.COM | 13.04.2017 Zambia has one of the world's highest deforestation rates, and many households rely heavily on charcoal to cook. The government is threatening to ban the polluting fuel. But many people have no access to electricity, meaning this crackdown puts their How to reduce deforestation without damage local people? This is a big issue in Zambia...
"13.04.2017 15:24:52" DW Environment A new report finds that about half the food consumed in Europe contains pesticide residues.
"13.04.2017 12:42:49" DW Environment More than one in four people on the planet are drinking fecal-contaminated water, according to a new report by World Health Organization (WHO).
"13.04.2017 10:22:39" dw.com Panda mania sweeps Netherlands with arrivals from China Pandas are back in The Netherlands after 30 years!
"13.04.2017 08:43:25" Timeline Photos While searching for stunning perspectives of #ElHierro's #windmills, @dw_globalideas's @visionloft found this car wreck that has been taken over by #nature.
El Hierro is a @unesco #biosphere reserve and famous for its flora. The island aims to be a
"13.04.2017 06:30:00" Drought and famine in Kenya
"12.04.2017 23:30:00" dw.com Why were dinosaurs so big? Do you know it?
"12.04.2017 21:47:00" Timeline Photos A refuge in nature #QuoteoftheWeek #EcoAfrica
"12.04.2017 20:02:00" dw.com How to recycle plastic yourself A designer from Holland has come up with a way to turn plastic waste into new products.
"12.04.2017 18:49:01" DW Environment Nine in 10 of those polled called climate change "very" or "somewhat" threatening. But the survey also showed that 70 percent of people use their car daily.
"12.04.2017 16:18:18" DW Environment Italy's former prime minister is promoting animal rights in a campaign to reduce meat consumption in Italy during Easter.
"12.04.2017 15:09:45" dw.com Authorities hunt platypus 'serial killer' in Australia The incident is being treated as a case of animal cruelty.
"12.04.2017 12:32:31" dw.com Berlin environment blog: Green messages Someone in Berlin is leaving words in green on the sidewalks: take climate change seriously. Did you see something similar in your city? Share it with us!
"12.04.2017 09:56:56" DW Environment Like in last year's US election, the issue of climate change has not been at the forefront of the French campaign.
"12.04.2017 06:39:01" dw.com #DailyDrone: Lakes in Germany There are about 30,000 lakes in Germany. Take a break to discover six particularly beautiful examples!
"11.04.2017 21:23:00" dw.com Living Planet: Trees & Trump | All media content | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 What Trump's executive order could mean for climate change policy, why fire-devastated communities in Chile are rethinking forests, plus meet the activists planting trees in the name of Trump. While world is worried about what Trump's executive order could mean for climate change policy, activists are planting trees in his name.
"11.04.2017 19:46:00" dw.com African donkey exports to China Valued for their skins and bones used in traditional Chinese medicine, conservationists warn that African donkeys are threatened with extinction.
"11.04.2017 17:30:00" dw.com The don'ts and don'ts of keeping exotic pets Today is #NationalPetDay . We remember you the don'ts and don'ts of keeping exotic pets
"11.04.2017 16:23:40" DW Environment Like in last year's US election, the issue of climate change has not been at the forefront of the French campaign.
"11.04.2017 14:11:32" dw.com Mobile vets come to aid of Malawian farmers | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 11.04.2017 Malawi is one of the world's poorest countries. Although people in the countryside are largely dependent on their livestock to survive, the animals often get sick. Mobile vets are there to help. The country hasn't got enough vets and innumerable animals die from treatable diseases and parasites.
"11.04.2017 11:56:07" dw.com Risky business: On the trail of poachers in Zimbabwe DW joins an anti-poaching unit on patrol in Zimbabwe to find out how they've been able to combat poachers and save elephants.
"11.04.2017 08:46:59" DW Environment Australia's Great Barrier Reef, already reeling from a severe bleaching event last year, has suffered another devastating blow this year.
"11.04.2017 06:25:00" dw.com Finland: Climate change threatens reindeer The indigenous of the Finnish Lapland depend on reindeer for their livelihood. But climate change and mining pose an increasing threat to their way of life.
"10.04.2017 21:50:00" dw.com Bird of prey gets 3D-printed prosthetic leg E-Nable, which provides free 3D-printed prosthetics for children,
created its first ever prosthetic for an animal.
"10.04.2017 20:30:00" dw.com Saving Europe's vultures | eco@africa | DW.COM | 10.04.2017 In many parts of Europe, black vultures have died out. Yet on the Spanish island of Mallorca the birds of prey have survived - largely due to shepherds. But even there life is getting difficult for the vultures. On the Spanish island of Mallorca life is getting difficult for the vultures.
"10.04.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Poachers kill one-horned rhinoceros in Nepal national wildlife park This park is currently in the process of relocating five rhinos to another conservation area in far-west Nepal to boost the population there.
"10.04.2017 18:16:24" dw.com Second blow of coral bleaching devastates Great Barrier Reef Australia's Great Barrier Reef has suffered another devastating blow this year, aerial surveys released this weekend reveal.
"10.04.2017 15:07:00" Ivory, a fashionable, exotic status symbol in China Good news for elephants: China is pushing to end the illegal ivory trade
"10.04.2017 12:11:08" dw.com The impact of illegal fishing in Ghana | eco@africa | DW.COM | 10.04.2017 Illegal fishing and pollution near Ghana threaten both fish stocks and the people who depend on them. These practices off the coast of West Africa cost the affected countries around one billion dollars a year. Illegal fishing and pollution off the coast of West Africa cost the affected countries around one billion dollars a year.
"10.04.2017 09:55:34" DW Environment ☁ ☁ ☁ Clouds have a huge impact of our lives and our world. They are also simply beautiful. ☁ ☁ ☁
"10.04.2017 07:01:00" This hydro-powered water wheel could revolutionize farming in Nepal. Via DW Global Society
"09.04.2017 19:14:43" DW Business Worldwide 783 million people don't have access to safe water. In Argentina, the 'Proyecto Agua Segura' project tackles this problem by transforming water from contaminated to purified. Too many people still get sick by drinking contaminated water.
"09.04.2017 16:12:00" Turning shipping containers into apartments Instead of rusting, old shipping containers in Kenya are being converted into offices and apartments. #EcoAfrica http://p.dw.com/p/2anVJ
"09.04.2017 15:00:00" dw.com Living Planet: Trees in honor of Trump | All media content | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 In New Zealand a couple of activists have started a global tree-planting initiative called 'Trump Forest'. DW talks to Adrien Taylor and Dan Price to find out why they are planting trees in the name of Donald Trump. Fighting Trump with trees.
"09.04.2017 13:15:00" dw.com Living Planet: What's next for the climate? | All media content | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 Since taking office US President Donald Trump has appointed several fossil fuel proponents as government officials and his proposed federal budget seeks to slash funding to climate research. Just last week the president signed an executive order that "Trump has no more idea about climate change than he does about how to flap his wings and fly to the moon."
This week on #LivingPlanet: Environmental activist Bill McKibben.
"09.04.2017 06:49:00" dw.com Berlin environment blog: wings of desire | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 One for sorrow? Magpies are seen as birds of doom in some countries. Our Berlin blogger takes a closer look.
"08.04.2017 15:35:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post NASA's operation IceBridge provides a glimpse of our changing poles.
The view from their research flights over the Arctic is beautiful - and upsetting. http://p.dw.com/p/2ashZ
"08.04.2017 14:45:00" dw.com Living Planet: Rethinking trees post fires | All media content | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 This year Chile suffered from one of the worst forest fires in the country's history. Eleven people were killed and more than 500,000 hectares were destroyed. Now, as the ashes settle, locals are deciding how best to re-shape their future against the As the ashes settle after Chile's forest fires, the country is rethinking its trees. #LivingPlanet
"08.04.2017 13:15:00" dw.com Why coal companies want Trump to stay in the Paris climate pact | DW Environment | DW.COM | 07.04.2017 Coal to Trump: Keep our seat at the climate table!
"08.04.2017 10:10:00" dw.com UN: Record amount of renewable energy capacity added in 2016 | News | DW.COM | 07.04.2017 With renewables, investors can get more for less.
"08.04.2017 06:55:00" blogs.dw.com Ice-Blog - DW.COM Ice-Blog "Geopolitical tensions should not be allowed to spill over to the Arctic."
The Arctic power game on this week's installment of the ice blog.
"07.04.2017 16:40:00" dw.com Berlin environment blog: Garbage bottleneck | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 07.04.2017 In Berlin, bottles are just the glass tip of the trash mountain.
"07.04.2017 15:22:00" Turning shipping containers into apartments A new life for rusty old shipping containers on #EcoAfrica.
"07.04.2017 14:11:00" Sand mining - Permaculture could save Togo's coastline Disappearing coastlines in Togo. #EcoAfrica http://p.dw.com/p/2anUv
"07.04.2017 13:24:01" DW Environment From July, cannabis will be available at pharmacies in Uruguay.
"07.04.2017 11:25:01" media.giphy.com giphy.com Did you know beavers can see under water? Find out more on #InternationalBeaverDay http://p.dw.com/p/2WuzO
"07.04.2017 09:12:20" dw.com What needs to change in guitars to make them eco-friendly | Music | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 Environmental protection affects the wood that can be used for instruments. So what does that mean for guitars?
"07.04.2017 07:58:06" DW Environment A German network is urging the government to decriminalize dumpster diving. How much food do you waste?
"07.04.2017 06:50:00" To stop South Africa's cheetahs from dying out, the group Cheetah Outreach is bringing locals face to face with the big cats. #EcoAfrica http://p.dw.com/p/2anU6
"06.04.2017 17:40:00" p.dw.com Germany awards 'too good for the bin' prizes to tackle food waste | News | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 The average German throws away 82 kilos of food per year.
"06.04.2017 15:45:01" p.dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 06.04.2017 From South Africa's rhino horn to the "super bloom" in California, take a look through the lens at some of this week's green events.
"06.04.2017 14:22:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post This week we head to Malawi to see how local veterinarians are being trained up to take care of the country's animal population.
But first, we need YOUR help to choose this week's banner. Like your favorite to vote for it!
"06.04.2017 13:30:00" p.dw.com World's biggest sailing yacht built using illegal timber | DW Environment | DW.COM | 05.04.2017 Illegally harvested teak may have been used to build a luxury yacht. The wood suppliers couldn't say where the material was harvested.
"06.04.2017 12:32:03" DW Environment Should officials be enforcing child protection zones with driving prohibitions? How can we protect children from air pollution?
"06.04.2017 11:14:58" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Check out these amazing German North Sea landscapes. http://p.dw.com/p/2aiPO
"06.04.2017 09:23:00" dw.com The Seine river banks in Paris now car free | DW Travel | DW.COM | 05.04.2017 Instead of roads, a river park and beach in the middle of Paris.
"06.04.2017 08:09:19" DW Environment Worth the wait. ☀☀☀ Sunny Australia is finally looking to renewables.
"06.04.2017 06:10:00" Detoxify your clothes This German company uses no substances that are harmful to environment. Via DW Business
"05.04.2017 18:39:00" p.dw.com Czech National Parks for eco-tourists | DW Travel | DW.COM | 05.04.2017 The Czech parliament passed a law to protect the country's national parks.
"05.04.2017 16:40:00" dw.com Looking for rain in Burkina Faso | DW Environment | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 German and African scientists have developed a system that uses mobile communications to bring up-to-date and accurate weather forecasts to farmers all over Burkina Faso. Scientists have found an innovative way to help farmers with up-to-date weather forecasts. #EcoAfrica
"05.04.2017 15:00:19" DW Global Society As part of our focus on #MineAction2017 here is one brilliant reason why dogs are man's best friend. These hounds are incredible life-savers. These dogs are saving lives.
"05.04.2017 13:14:28" The famous "selfie monkey" is the brink of extinction in Indonesia. And an appetite for bush meat could push these guys over the edge. http://p.dw.com/p/2afTd
"05.04.2017 11:58:25" DW Environment Ship graveyards in India and Bangladesh are dangerous places.
Decommissioned ships are dismantled there. And ignoring environmental and safety standards reduces the cost of the work. http://p.dw.com/p/2aduC South Asia's hazardous ship graveyards don't pay much notice to environmental and safety standards.
"05.04.2017 09:54:26" "Trump Forest" is planting trees to combat the US president's climate change policy. Coming up on #LivingPlanet. http://dw.com/p/1JL89
"05.04.2017 08:03:11" DW Environment Worldwide progress in providing clean energy to the poor is a race against population growth. One in seven people worldwide has no access to electricity.
"05.04.2017 06:50:00" What happens to zoo animals in a war zone - like the Iraqi city of Mosul?
"05.04.2017 04:45:00" dw.com Good chocolate equals homes for monkeys | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 04.04.2017 Helping farmers is saving monkeys in Ecuador.
"04.04.2017 20:21:00" dw.com Agrispeculation in eastern Europe | News | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 Environmental protection is an afterthough as land speculators buy up large swathes of Eastern Europe.
"04.04.2017 16:10:00" Hobby diver found Europe's first cave fish A German diver made a discovery that is causing a sensation.
"04.04.2017 15:18:58" DW Global Society The cute critters helping to save lives in Africa...#MineAction2017 Think rats are a pest? Think again. They are saving people from landmines. #MineAction2017
"04.04.2017 14:45:00" dw.com Of fish, hippos and Togo's ecotourism | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 04.04.2017 Sixty villages in Togo have banded together to safeguard the local hippo population. They hope that in protecting the giant mammals, eco-tourism could be their future. Villagers are uniting to protect local hippos in Togo.
"04.04.2017 13:51:35" DW Environment In the Mediterranean, there are fewer and fewer fish in the sea, EU research says. http://dw.com/p/2abGJ
"04.04.2017 12:24:10" dw.com Spectrum: Spiders! | All media content | DW.COM | 04.04.2017 According to research conducted in Switzerland, Sweden and Germany, spiders eat more meat each year than humans do, and they could easily eat the human race each year - more than once! Spiders are not only hungry, however; they are incredibly adaptable, Apparently they could easily eat the human race each year. Yuck!
More on #Spectrum from DW Science
"04.04.2017 10:47:08" dw.com Senegal - coastal erosion is robbing people of their homes and livelihoods | All media content | DW.COM | 04.04.2017 Two thirds of the population live along the coast. But erosion is making much of it uninhabitable - flooding and the salinization of soil and water are real problems. In Senegal, homes are being swallowed up by the Atlantic Ocean.
"04.04.2017 09:08:01" media.giphy.com giphy.com This innovative water wheel is helping to get water to Nepal's farmers - find out how. http://dw.com/p/2aQTt
"04.04.2017 07:10:25" DW Environment Germany's ambitious energy transition is facing a major obstacle: an apparent addiction to coal.
"04.04.2017 06:45:00" dw.com Floating homes: a future on water | DW Environment | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 Polar ice caps are melting and sea levels are rising, putting hundreds of millions of people in coastal regions at risks. Could floating homes be part of the answer? As polar ice caps melt and sea levels rise, could the future of living be on water? #EcoAfrica
"03.04.2017 19:44:00" dw.com Living Planet: Losing an apex-predator | All media content | DW.COM | 30.03.2017 For thrill-seeking tourists the adrenaline rush of coming face-to-face with the notorious great white shark is top of their travel agenda. But cage diving tour operators in South Africa are worried. The local white shark population is becoming so scarce In South Africa, thrill-seekers may soon not be able to come face to face with great white sharks anymore.
"03.04.2017 17:49:00" dw.com The search for sustainable palm oil | DW Environment | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 From cookies to biodiesel, palm oil is everywhere. But it has a bad environmental reputation. A small company in Sierra Leone is trying to do things differently. A small company in Sierra Leone is relying on traditional, organic methods to produce palm oil. #EcoAfrica
"03.04.2017 16:11:00" dw.com Green Germany: Home to brown coal | All media content | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 Activists have set up camp in a German forest - to protect it from plans to extend a coal mine. A look at the biggest coal battleground in Germany.
"03.04.2017 15:30:00" dw.com Leopard shuts down Nepal's international airport | World | DW.COM | 03.04.2017 Is an increasing loss of habitat driving wild animals dangerously close to us?
"03.04.2017 14:55:33" media.giphy.com giphy.com Game changers on #LivingPlanet: breeding colorful versions of animals http://dw.com/p/2aJa1
"03.04.2017 12:23:46" DW Environment At the moment, medical marijuana is only prescribed for severe illness in Germany.
"03.04.2017 08:59:22" media.giphy.com giphy.com Good news for elephants: the demand for ivory is down. http://dw.com/p/2aSSj
"03.04.2017 08:14:28" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo This week, we were on the lookout for elusive hippos in Togo. http://dw.com/p/2aQTs
"02.04.2017 18:17:00" Eco-activist: “Coal becomes the dirty alternative” Germany plans to halve CO2 emissions in the energy sector by 2030 but environmentalists warn that the transition to renewable sources should no longer be postponed. Eco-activists have occupied parts of the Hambach forest to stop the expansion of a coal
"02.04.2017 17:50:00" Trump Town in the Jungle A 'Trump town' project in Indonesia could be a major threat to the wildlife
"02.04.2017 09:17:00" Say hi to the real mermaids ➡ http://dw.com/p/2aKjG ⬅
"01.04.2017 14:04:00" Lionfish all over The lionfish has gotten around a lot recently.
"01.04.2017 08:50:01" These invasive aquatic species may look cool - but they pose a serious risk to native ecosystems around the world.
"31.03.2017 18:11:01" dw.com DW - Global Ideas Berlin, how green are you? Well, green Blackberry bushes are not always welcome. http://dw.com/p/2aOt1 #BerlinBlog
"31.03.2017 15:21:45" True Wood Detective The wood detectives Hamburg's harbour know exactly the origin of tropical trees coming in on ships.
"31.03.2017 10:30:34" Our next destination will be Togo. But we will need YOUR help first. Decide what our next header banner will be. Just hit ❤, like or to vote for your favorite.
"31.03.2017 07:57:00" The Good Drone Drones can do a lot of things. Since shortly, they help to identify trash on beaches
"30.03.2017 14:55:10" DW Business Nigerian activist Chinma George on how climate change affects migration Our friends of DW Business talked to Nigerian activist Chinma George today. The main question was: How does climate change affect migration?
"30.03.2017 14:24:00" Flower's Little Helpers This amazing little fella and his buddies are cute and help plants to grow.
"30.03.2017 13:23:00" dw.com DW - Global Ideas The week in pictures. Join us as we take a look through the lens, including the snake who swallowed a man whole, and the latest Trump administration executive order.
"30.03.2017 12:50:34" DW Environment A planned Trump Community due to rise next to a national park that's home to some of Indonesia's most threatened species - conservationists are sounding the alarm. Threatened species vs Trump Tower?!
"30.03.2017 08:56:10" dw.com El Salvador becomes first country to ban metals mining El Salvador has banned all metals mining, saying it poses "a threat to the development and well-being of families." It becomes the first country to implement a blanket metals mining ban. El Salvador becomes the first country to ban all metals mining in order to protect the environment.
"29.03.2017 18:16:09" Rare Tiger Evidence They have found breeding Indochinese Tigers for the first time in more than 15 years
"29.03.2017 12:44:00" Chocolate & Hippos Cacao is the main conservation tool to safe Sierra Leone's pygmy hippopotamus
"29.03.2017 11:08:49" DW Business Coconuts are the latest superfood craze. The variety of coconut products is expanding rapidly. But is the drupe sustainable? The demand for coconut products is far from being environmentally friendly.
"29.03.2017 09:06:10" A view from the ground
"28.03.2017 18:11:00" Diamonds & Hippos Thanks to the power of chocolate, Sierra Leone's rare pigmy hippos have a future.
"28.03.2017 14:35:00" dw.com Protecting Tanzania's cloud forest from the ground up Through local conservation projects and guiding tourists, villagers living around Tanzania's Amani Nature Reserve are protecting the land they once exploited. Through local conservation projects and guiding tourists, villagers living around the "Galápagos Islands of Eastern Tanzania" are protecting the land they once exploited.
"28.03.2017 13:45:00" DW Environment Cyclone Debbie is a 'Monster' Debbie brought 260 km per hour winds and left 20,000 homes without power supply
"28.03.2017 10:49:00" dw.com Giving up diamonds for chocolate | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 28.03.2017 Though diamonds are intrinsically more valuable than cocoa, for Sierra Leone communities recovering from years of hard times, chocolate is offering a more sustainable future. Sierra Leone: In the long run chocolate is offering a more sustainable future than diamonds.
"28.03.2017 08:36:09" media.giphy.com giphy.com The world's biggest dinosaur footprint can be found in Western Australia http://dw.com/p/2a4Mt
"27.03.2017 15:27:21" media.giphy.com giphy.com You wouldn't believe how many species dwell in one elephant's footprint. http://dw.com/p/2a2Wt
"27.03.2017 13:52:20" DW Business Kenya's Ambassador Macharia Kamau on how to make economies greener and more inclusive #PAGEBerlin Our colleagues DW Business had the opportunity to talk to Kenya's Ambassador Macharia Kamau during the PAGE Ministerial Conference
in Berlin. The question is: How do we make economies greener and more inclusive?
"27.03.2017 12:03:15" There shall be oil Here's why Greenpeace blackened Total's courtyard in Paris on Monday.
"27.03.2017 06:45:00" dw.com European zoos take drastic steps to protect rhinos | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.03.2017
"26.03.2017 18:17:00" dw.com Living Planet: How safe is glyphosate for humans and the environment? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 Farmers depend on it, environmentalists hate it and most people are confused about it: glyphosate, the world's most widely-used weed killer and a billion-dollar business. In a new report, the European Chemicals Agency said that glyphosate does not cause Farmers depend on it, environmentalists hate it and most people are confused about it - glyphosate. What's all the fuss about? #LivingPlanet
"26.03.2017 16:04:00" dw.com Living Planet: Did climate change cause Peru's flooding? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 Peru has been hit by devastating floods after rivers along the Peruvian coast burst their banks as a result of unseasonal heavy rains. Dozens of lives have been lost, and thousands more thrown into chaos as homes are cut off or washed away, and power Dozens of lives lost, thousands thrown into chaos. Were the floods in Peru caused by climate change? #LivingPlanet
"26.03.2017 15:30:00" Why is soil brown?
"26.03.2017 12:14:00" dw.com Italy's truffle wars | eco@africa | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 Poisonings, robberies and smuggling: Ever since white truffles became more valuable than gold, Italy's truffle collectors have been at war with each other. For collectors hunting for so-called "white gold" in Italy, it's ON.
"26.03.2017 06:30:00" dw.com For the love of dog | News | DW.COM | 24.03.2017 Germany is canine-crazy. Tamsin Walker investigates the phenomenon.
"25.03.2017 19:17:27" DW Environment Jennifer Collins and Louise Osborne are live from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin for WWF's #EarthHour #ChangeClimateChange
"25.03.2017 17:30:01" DW Environment Lights out for climate change! Join the DW Environment crew live from the Brandenburg Gate at 20.15 CET for WWF's #EarthHour #ChangeClimateChange - we'll be interviewing WWF Germany head Eberhard Brandes, so please let us know if you have any questions! Join us for WWF's #EarthHour live from the Brandenburg Gate at 20:15 CET!
"25.03.2017 16:20:00" dw.com Earth Hour: Famous landmarks plunge into darkness - but why? | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.03.2017 The annual #EarthHour event has grown into a global movement campaigning to #ChangeClimateChange.
But can it make a difference? And will you switch off your lights?
"25.03.2017 15:15:00" Timeline Photos Check out this women's initiative for cleaner streets in Uganda. #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2Zp31
"25.03.2017 10:56:00" blogs.dw.com Ice-Blog - DW.COM Ice-Blog Arctic sea ice is at yet another all-time low. At this point, the danger is a “so what?” kind of reaction.
The newest installment of our Ice Blog.
"25.03.2017 08:09:00" dw.com Could the law driving computing leaps speed up climate protection? | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.03.2017 A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong. The effort needs to come on strong early - and lessons can be learned from the evolution of computing. A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong - and proposes another solution.
PIK Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
"24.03.2017 17:43:00" After poachers killed a white rhino for its horn in France, a Czech zoo isn't taking any chances.
"24.03.2017 16:45:00" dw.com Living Planet: Why alien eucalyptus trees have caused havoc in Cameroon | All media content | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 Vast swathes of territory in Cameroon are used to farm eucalyptus trees - either for timber or for electricity poles. Many people have come to rely on farming the trees as their primary source of income. But eucalyptus needs large amounts of water, and Imported Australian eucalyptus trees led to a water crisis and bad yields in Cameroon. This week on #LivingPlanet: What happens when we tamper with nature.
"24.03.2017 15:01:00" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 Rights for rivers in India and a fish out of water - just some of this week's environmental moments.
"24.03.2017 14:01:40" DW Environment "Nature has not devised an extra path for us humans."
Two German authors on the suffering and dreams of animals. Animals may be much more like us than we think.
"24.03.2017 13:00:00" dw.com Lima struggles with flooding aftermath | TOP STORIES | DW.COM | 24.03.2017 "Every day we wait here for water. Sometimes it comes, sometimes it doesn't."
"24.03.2017 08:10:21" DW Environment Desperately waiting for rain in Cape Town. #EcoAfrica
"23.03.2017 19:10:00" dw.com Is glyphosate safe for human consumption? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 The EU says the weed killer glyphosate is safe - but it based the decision on research done by Monsanto, the company that produces the pesticide...
"23.03.2017 17:30:00" A new life for discarded plastic straws in Uganda. Are you also #DoingYourBit? #EcoAfrica
"23.03.2017 16:39:34" DW Environment Global warming is changing our experience of the weather. ☀❄#WorldMetDay
"23.03.2017 15:51:28" media.giphy.com giphy.com Could these guys be on the menu for more people soon? #EcoAfrica
"23.03.2017 15:45:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post This week, we headed to Sierra Leone, where locals are learning to sustainably grow cocoa. Like your favorite photo to vote for this week's banner!
"23.03.2017 15:11:45" DW Environment The World Metereological Organization is unravelling the mystery of our fluffy friends. It is unveiling a new Cloud Atlas on #WorldMetDay. http://dw.com/p/2ZfEi ☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁☁
"23.03.2017 14:01:00" connect4climate.org #Photo4Climate 2.0: Can an image stop climate change? | #Connect4Climate How does climate change affect your daily life? Send in your photos for Connect4Climate's Instagram challenge using hashtag #Photo4Climate. The theme this week is rivers and lakes.
"23.03.2017 12:40:00" dw.com Going organic in Ghana | Business | DW.COM | 23.03.2017 A papaya farm with a difference.
"23.03.2017 10:25:08" DW Environment Africa's food crisis is affecting up to 60 million people. And aid may not be able to prevent future crises. Aid isn't solving Africa's food crisis.
"23.03.2017 07:40:00" dw.com Master waste mask maker of Ghana | All media content | DW.COM | 22.03.2017 Masks out of trash - a choir of voices to raise awareness for Ghana's waste problem.
"22.03.2017 21:15:00" In Japan, it's officially cherry blossom season.
"22.03.2017 19:12:00" dw.com Pumping, snorkeling, talking - the amazing talents of animal noses | All media content | DW.COM | 22.03.2017 Our noses are nothing compared to these.
"22.03.2017 18:00:00" India's Ganges river now has the same legal rights as a human
"22.03.2017 17:21:00" dw.com A world without water | DW Environment | DW.COM | 22.03.2017 Drought isn't just affecting people worldwide - animals are suffering, too. #WorldWaterDay
"22.03.2017 16:33:09" media.giphy.com giphy.com A nice glass of clean water - that's not a given for 1.8 billion people worldwide who rely on water contaminated with feces. But there's hope on #WorldWaterDay. http://dw.com/p/2Zi4j
"22.03.2017 15:54:18" DW Environment This year, #WorldWaterDay is looking at wastewater. The UN says more of it needs to be recycled. In many regions contaminated water is discharged into rivers and lakes, and eventually ends up in oceans. Meanwhile it can actually be a resource.
"22.03.2017 15:15:00" dw.com World Water Day: Northern Ghana grapples with water shortages | Africa | DW.COM | 22.03.2016 "If there is no water, you can't live. Water is life," Moses Akolgo says.
His village isn't the only one in Northern Ghana facing water shortages. #WorldWaterDay
"22.03.2017 14:00:42" DW Environment On today's #WorldWaterDay, half a billion people around the world have no clean drinking water, WaterAid says. http://dw.com/p/2ZhFt Half a billion people around the world don't have clean drinking water. #WorldWaterDay http://dw.com/p/2ZhFt
"22.03.2017 08:16:07" DW Environment Peru floods: Climate change or part of the normal weather cycle? Are the floods in Peru "normal" or down to climate change?
"22.03.2017 07:35:00" Timeline Photos Building a 'green wall' to fight back the Sahara. http://dw.com/p/2ZLIG
"21.03.2017 21:03:00" dw.com Mojib Latif: WMO report a wake-up call | All media content | DW.COM | 21.03.2017 Extreme weather conditions will become more frequent, climatologist Mojib Latif tells DW.
"21.03.2017 20:00:00" dw.com Google Maps hyperlapse around the world | All media content | DW.COM | 20.03.2017 Travel the world in maps. DW Digital
"21.03.2017 18:20:00" dw.com Extreme weather to continue in 2017 | All media content | DW.COM | 21.03.2017 The extreme weather that made 2016 the hottest year on record isn't stopping, the UN weather agency says.
"21.03.2017 17:12:00" dw.com Can the dying Dead Sea be saved? | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 21.03.2017 The Dead Sea is disappearing at a rate of one meter per year.
"21.03.2017 16:51:07" DW Business The bleak future of Zanzibar's seaweed industry Global warming is affecting Zanzibar's seaweed - and those that depend on it.
"21.03.2017 15:49:25" media.giphy.com giphy.com It might sound like a tall tale, but giraffes in Niger are in danger. http://dw.com/p/2ZbcH
"21.03.2017 15:10:00" dw.com Thailand's coin-swallowing sea turtle 'Piggy Bank' dies after surgery | News | DW.COM | 21.03.2017 Nearly 1,000 coins were removed from her stomach, but she died anyway.
Will people think twice now before they throw change into ponds?
"21.03.2017 14:10:20" dw.com Meet Moma the baby elephant, Cologne Zoo's newest arrival | News | DW.COM | 21.03.2017 Moma could help highlight the threat Asian elephants are under.
"21.03.2017 13:04:46" media.giphy.com giphy.com The German city of Bonn is hoping to get its bike scheme off the ground. http://dw.com/p/2YXRY
"21.03.2017 12:25:00" dw.com Chinese police arrest dinosaur-egg thief | News | DW.COM | 20.03.2017 This man took 80 fossilized eggs.
"21.03.2017 10:08:02" DW Environment Ever wondered what the sky looks like from Mars? What color is the sky if you look at it from Mars?
"21.03.2017 08:02:00" dw.com Trees: our green lungs and so much more | All media content | DW.COM | 20.03.2017 If you're not a tree-hugger yet, you should become one today - on the International Day of Forests. ☺ This year, the day is an ode to our oldest renewable.
"21.03.2017 03:45:00" dw.com Majestic photos of sea eagles | All media content | DW.COM | 19.03.2017 Meet a German photographer fascinated with the River Elbe's eagles.
"20.03.2017 21:07:00" Crops, roads and livelihoods are being destroyed in Peru's floods.
"20.03.2017 19:10:00" dw.com Australian teen escapes crocodile by 'punching' it | News | DW.COM | 19.03.2017 POW!
"20.03.2017 18:07:00" dw.com A dam draining life in Ethiopia | DW Environment | DW.COM | 20.03.2017 Construction of the Gibe III dam on the Omo River displaced indigenous groups who had called the area their home for centuries. Now their land, with its delicate ecosystem, is also under threat. Africa's largest hydroelectric plant could provide electricity to 6 million households. Still, it's controversial.
"20.03.2017 17:44:00" dw.com 50 years on: the oily legacy of the "Torrey Canyon" | DW Environment | DW.COM | 17.03.2017 The aftermath of the first major marine oil spill has killed "thousands, if not tens of thousands of birds."
"20.03.2017 17:21:22" media.giphy.com giphy.com Happy first day of Spring!
Since the days will be getting longer now, you'll have time to watch the flowers grow AND check out our DW Environment page
"20.03.2017 16:22:00" multimedia.dw.com Life of a Berlin sparrow - dw.com In celebration of World Sparrow Day (today!), dive into the adventures, sensations and sounds of a Berlin sparrow's life.
"20.03.2017 15:00:54" media.giphy.com giphy.com It's one giant leap for fishkind - OUT of the water. http://dw.com/p/2ZPiq
"20.03.2017 13:46:42" DW Environment #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2ZLRN Germany's original eco pioneer. #EcoAfrica
"20.03.2017 09:49:02" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo Niger has only a few hundred West African giraffes left. There are only 600 left in West Africa. Now environmental groups are creating protected areas for them. http://dw.com/p/2ZK0p
"20.03.2017 09:20:14" DW Environment It's the worst flooding in two decades. Dozens have been killed and thousands made homeless by flooding in Peru. And the forecast is for more rain.
"19.03.2017 12:20:00" How to work with your favorite Cheetahs are precious predators. But they truely like you, says Dawn Glover from @CheetahOutreach.
The cats are her favorite. Here's why.
"19.03.2017 07:54:00" dw.com Pastor finds 706-carat diamond in Sierra Leone The value of the diamond has not yet been determined, but it could easily be worth tens of millions of dollars. So-called "blood diamonds" fueled a vicious civil war in Sierra Leone that left up to 120,000 dead. It would easily be worth tens of millions of dollars. http://dw.com/p/2ZM4g
"18.03.2017 18:58:01" dw.com Living Planet: 'It's like a spa for snails' | All media content | DW.COM | 16.03.2017 The ancient Greeks and Romans used snails for beauty treatments. Now 2,000 years on, snail farming is flourishing in Italy thanks to a new craze for slime-based skincare and health products. But just how are they extracting the slime? Baby, is that snail slime on your skin? In Italy, a slippery, ancient beauty tradition lives on.
"18.03.2017 10:52:00" dw.com Radioactivity in the nature in the Czech Republic | All media content | DW.COM | 16.03.2017 It's more than 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster. The aftermath is still there. Most of it is not obvious. In the Czech Republic, for instance, wild boars are still affected by the nuclear catastrophe. Almost half of the animals which are shot in the More than 30 years after the Chernobyl disaster almost half of the wild boars which are shot in the forests of the Southern Czech Republic are still radioactive. http://dw.com/p/2ZH1A
"17.03.2017 19:12:00" Cheetah Check They sleep much longer than you do. Cross my heart.
"17.03.2017 15:16:03" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Number of giraffes in West Africa: 600
Their status: downgraded to 'vulnerable' on the IUCN's Red List
The problem(s): climate change, drought, illegal hunting, armed conflicts
Solution: two environmental groups want to establish a protected area close
"17.03.2017 14:55:01" dw.com Brazilian wandering spider alert shuts down German supermarket The most-venomous spider in the world often catches a ride on shipments of bananas, causing panic when they are found. A German tabloid was once offering a cash reward for anyone who could spot one. Yuck!
"17.03.2017 09:05:00" dw.com Living Planet: Slovakia's maligned predators | All media content | DW.COM | 16.03.2017 In Slovakia's Carpathian Mountains, wolves, bears and even the shy lynx have long been a feature of mountain life. But their "dangerous" reputation has left these species maligned and under threat. Now, conservationists are trying to track them with the Slovakia's Carpathian Mountains, wolves, bears and even the shy lynx have long been a feature of mountain life. But their "dangerous" reputation has left these species maligned and under threat. #LivingPlanet
"16.03.2017 19:04:31" dw.com Through the lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 16.03.2017 Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including the ravenous spiders, stranded dolphins and wandering toads. The pictures that moved us this week are powerful and colorful. Read the stories of ravenous spiders, stranded dolphins, wandering toads and more. #ThroughTheLens
"16.03.2017 15:57:51" dw.com Cleaning up Mumbai's beaches Mumbai generates around 10,000 tons of garbage a day. There aren't enough dumps and landfill sites where it can be disposed of. Afroz Shah is a lawyer. He decided to take matters into his own hands, and spends his weekends cleaning up his local beach. Mumbai produces 10,000 tons of garbage a day and it takes a lot of voluntary work to tackle the situation http://dw.com/p/2YwVB
"16.03.2017 15:25:42" DW Environment Germany has to fix it's demography strategy, the country's record so far is below average. Interview with James Vaupel http://dw.com/p/2ZF9P Does Germany really has to fix something? What's your opinion? http://dw.com/p/2ZF9P
"16.03.2017 13:11:31" No-stress Tourism Have you ever asked a whale if he likes to be whale-watched? It's a stressful situation for them. But Oceano's approach keeps stress away from the animals.
"16.03.2017 09:24:30" media0.giphy.com gph.is Yes, little fella, you are one of many many more. The clever scientists simply couldn't do the math right. http://dw.com/p/2ZFRe
"16.03.2017 08:10:03" DW Environment If we want to hold the 1.5 degrees [Celsius; 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit] line, which is the ambitious goal of the Paris agreement, we have maybe 300 billion tons left - more or less the budget of 10 years - if we do business as usual, says Hans Joachim #MarchForScience
"15.03.2017 13:54:38" media.giphy.com gph.is Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew - even you couldn't say no to a potato http://dw.com/p/2Z6eB
"15.03.2017 12:21:01" dw.com How electric cars take over oil-rich Norway With more than 100,000 electric cars already on the road, oil and gas-rich Norway aims to phase out fossil fuel cars altogether by 2025. Can it be done? Lars Bevanger reports from Oslo. #OMG! The number of electric cars in Norway is skyrocketing - from 321 to 100,000 in just ten years! No country on earth has more per capita!
"15.03.2017 11:30:58" dw.com Saving Kosovo's brown bears | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 14.03.2017 Global Ideas takes a look at Kosovo's Bear Sanctuary Prishtina, where freed bears can live and relearn natural behaviors after a law ended mistreatment and inadequate captivity in the country in 2010. We've been at Kosovo's Bear Sanctuary Prishtina, where freed bears can live and relearn natural behaviors.
"15.03.2017 10:52:12" DW Environment Medical cannabis can relieve patients from pain. Some believe that the agent has the same effects on animals, so they started to get their sick pets stoned. Tell us your thoughts on the subject. Cannabis for pets? What do you think?
"14.03.2017 19:14:27" dw.com Thailand seizes rhino horns in random luggage check Thai authorities have discovered nearly 50 kilos (110 pounds) of smuggled rhino horn while searching luggage from Ethiopia at Bangkok's main airport. The substance is worth more than gold on the black market. "It's the biggest confiscation of rhino horns in years." The shipment discovered was worth around $5 million, officials said on Tuesday. 21 horns were found. Experts believe that the animals were killed before having the horns cut off.
"14.03.2017 16:20:41" DW Environment #Opinion: Hunger on the Horn of Africa is not caused by climate change ➡️➡️ http://dw.com/p/2Z8Am The next hunger crisis is coming.
"14.03.2017 14:51:26" dw.com The cheetahs' race for survival | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 14.03.2017 The organization Cheetah Outreach is showing South Africans just how important the animals are for the ecosystem. Their philosophy? Creating understanding will help secure the big cat's survival. Cheetah Outreach is showing South Africans just how important the animals are for the ecosystem. The organization believes that creating understanding will help secure the big cat's survival.
"14.03.2017 12:46:53" DW Environment The toads are crossing the streets again in Germany. A Bonn based NGO is helping them to get it done http://dw.com/p/2Z6Kg The most common strategy to protect toads is to put up special amphibian fences. There are about 800 of these fences in Germany.
"14.03.2017 10:35:55" About the Fast and the Curious Fast, faster, Cheetah! But without the help of dedicated humans, the animals could never run away.
"14.03.2017 09:10:30" DW Environment If you ask the WildBakers, the traditional craft of making bread hasn't to be boring. One bread is not like another, WildBakers.
"14.03.2017 08:48:00" DW Environment Children in Syria are growing up as "generation trauma." Many have never lived a life without war. It is extremely difficult to process such experiences, says psychologist Elise Bittenbinder, who has also seen healing ⏩⏩ http://dw.com/p/2Z4wv About three million children in Syria have only seen war, death and destruction in their lifetime. How has that affected them? Interview with psychologist Elise Bittenbinder.
"13.03.2017 16:03:00" Meet Romeo & Juliet Yes, it's ♥ But Romeo and Juliet have an even greater meaning.
"13.03.2017 14:09:56" youtube.com TOLAK REKLAMASI -SANUR ,SID Supermanisdead We spoke to SID, Indonesia's most famous punk band. They fight to stop a major project they say will damage Bali's nature. http://dw.com/p/2YMcI
"13.03.2017 12:33:42" media.giphy.com gph.is Stuttgart, known as Germany's worst city for smog, builds moss-covered walls to fight air pollution http://dw.com/p/2YssC
"13.03.2017 12:27:00" dw.com DW - Global Ideas Six years ago, the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant took the lives of almost 20,000 people. The impact on all members of the affected communities was enormous, but to this day it is women and children who "have borne the brunt of human rights
"13.03.2017 09:26:48" DW Environment UNICEF report: Hundreds of children in Syria killed in 2016, millions depend on humanitarian aid. "The depth of suffering is unprecedented" - The Syrian civil war has altered the history of the Middle Eastern nation and the children within its borders. 2016 was the worst year yet for young Syrians, UNICEF says, reporting at least 652 children died in
"13.03.2017 09:07:25" DW Environment Did you know that Kale could treat illnesses such as cancer? Well, science has evidence. Is there anything as green and healthy as kale?
"13.03.2017 08:18:27" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo Cheetahs are not always this fast. And they are actually quite friendly. Both (and much more) we will learn in this week's report.
"13.03.2017 00:18:00" World's smallest deer "Pudu Puda" delights zoo visitors in Japan.
"12.03.2017 17:31:01" Timeline Photos Sick of your phone running out of battery? Now you can use a mini water turbine to charge it up! Check out the world's smallest hydropower plant! http://dw.com/p/2Ysvi
"12.03.2017 08:47:01" dw.com South Africa poised to permit domestic trade in rhino horn Friday was the last day on which South Africans can register their approval, or disapproval, of a draft law permitting trade in rhinoceros horn.
"11.03.2017 08:36:00" dw.com Uganda's plastic bottle dilemma | eco@africa | DW.COM | 09.03.2017 Without access to clean drinking water, millions of Ugandans buy water in plastic bottles, resulting in mountains of trash. In one village, women have found a way to turn the empty bottles into a building material. Without access to clean drinking water, millions of Ugandans buy water in plastic bottles, resulting in mountains of trash. In one village, women have found a way to turn the empty bottles into a building material.
"11.03.2017 00:29:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Air pollution reaches new heights Each winter thousands of people flock to the ski resorts of the French Alps in search of the fresh mountain air, which is now often worse than in badly-polluted cities like Paris and Lyons.
"10.03.2017 20:12:01" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Norway takes lead on EVs Nearly 40 % of all new cars sold Norway are electric. The aim is to phase out fossil fuelled vehicles altogether by 2025. But can it be done?
"10.03.2017 17:19:01" Timeline Photos Our office flower of the week Wish you a nice weekend!
"10.03.2017 15:44:01" dw.com Through the lens We take a look through the lens at some events over the past week, including the death of Berlin's new polar bear cub Fritz and a shocking poaching incident at a French zoo .
"10.03.2017 15:21:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Climate change worse for women According to the United Nations, climate change further exacerbates existing gender inequalities. DW talks to Sonya Ayed-Karlsson, climate resilience expert at the United Nations University.
"10.03.2017 13:29:41" DW Environment The Japanese government is trying to get back to normality after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, but the crisis is far from over for women and children, says Greenpeace International. Women and children suffer most in Fukushima!
"10.03.2017 12:05:00" soundcloud.com Living Planet: Kenyans opt for solar In Kenya, nearly 70 % of the population relies on firewood, charcoal and kerosene for lighting and cooking. But nowadays more and more Kenyans opt for solar.
"10.03.2017 10:55:00" dw.com Dead rhinos, penguins, polar bears in zoos - why do we get so upset about animal stories? A penguin found decapitated– a polar bear cub dead from an unknown cause – a white rhino shot through the head – all news that led to a public outcry. Why do we get so het up about animal stories? A polar bear cub dead from an unknown cause – a white rhino shot through the head – all news that led to a public outcry. Why do we get so het up about animal stories?
"10.03.2017 07:39:01" Timeline Photos Meet Joshua Konkankoh, the man who gave up his government job to develop Cameroon's first eco village! #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2YtVh
"10.03.2017 00:18:00" Robot leopard 'Lily' the robot leopard fights for her living friends.
"09.03.2017 20:50:01" Timeline Photos Check out our interview with the UN's new Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed. http://dw.com/p/2Yj3y
"09.03.2017 17:49:00" dw.com African penguins under threat | eco@africa | DW.COM | 09.03.2017 The endangered African penguin is facing increased danger due to marine pollution. But conservationists are trying to protect the last of their kind on the few remaining breeding grounds in Southern Africa. Conservationists in South Africa are helping African penguins survive in the face of marine pollution and overfishing.
"09.03.2017 15:55:00" Deadly zoo New licence refused for South Lakes Safari Zoo in England. Finally!
"09.03.2017 13:30:39" Timeline Photos Wangari Maathai (1940-2011) is the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize. She became an environmental and women's rights activist in the 70s. More on the issue: http://dw.com/p/2YpcL
"09.03.2017 12:29:16" DW Environment It's our 50th Eco@Africa edition! To celebrate, we've got exclusive interviews with two of Africa's top names in environmental protection, a rare encounter with African penguins and the world's smallest water turbine! Channels Television Don't miss the 50th edition of Eco@Africa.
"09.03.2017 11:23:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post This time, our reporters went to South Africa to report on cheetahs and their race against extinction. Like your favorite picture to vote for our next banner!
"09.03.2017 10:25:26" Interview - Judi Wakhungu Kenya's Environment Minister Judi Wakhungu says local communities are at the frontline of environmental protection. Check out our exclusive interview! #EcoAfrica
"09.03.2017 07:38:00" Killer whales and climate change Seals disappear due to climate change and killer whales are running low on food.
"08.03.2017 18:36:00" dw.com Elephant poaching is losing Africa millions of tourist dollars Around 20,000 elephants are killed in Africa every year for their tusks. This is not only bad news for the animals and their fans. It is also costing the tourism sector millions of dollars, says conservation group WWF.
"08.03.2017 16:04:22" Smallest hydropower plant Sick of your phone running out of battery? Now you can use a mini water turbine to charge it up! Check out the world's smallest hydropower plant! #EcoAfrica
"08.03.2017 14:59:00" dw.com Female empowerment - also in the animal world Happy International Womens Day! Today women and their achievements are in the spotlight. But why should this be limited to humans? Here comes the queen bee.
"08.03.2017 12:56:00" dw.com Crocheting a coral reef for the climate Crocheting against climate change! Margaret Wertheim and her sister Christine are creating a coral reef to draw attention to global warming and ocean acidification.
"08.03.2017 10:08:39" dw.com Sustainable holiday destinations in Botswana | All media content | DW.COM | 08.03.2017 Botswana is the partner country at this year's ITB, Berlin's international tourism fair. The African nation has been investing a lot in the protection of its wildlife reserves, making them attractive to foreign visitors. Botswana is the partner country at this year's ITB Berlin, Berlin's international tourism fair. The African nation has been investing a lot in the protection of its wildlife reserves, making them attractive to foreign visitors.
"07.03.2017 23:45:00" Against the current Why do fish swim against the current?
"07.03.2017 17:33:00" dw.com Christi Cooper's Youth v Gov, from activism to groundbreaking lawsuit Can children take the most powerful government in the world to court over their right to a healthy planet and expect to win? Filmmaker Christi Cooper is documenting an unprecedented lawsuit. Can children take the most powerful government in the world to court over their right to a healthy planet and expect to win? YOUTH v GOV
"07.03.2017 14:58:30" DW Environment Gold from garbage - did you know you need 40 mobile phones to get one gram of gold? #EcoAfrica This company makes gold from e-waste.
"07.03.2017 11:42:20" dw.com Carol Devine's Aqua Mess, a portrait of a place and its garbage Though we have come to expect pollution in the seas and oceans that border densely populated areas, what about the world's more remote waters? Artist Carol Devine went to find out.
"07.03.2017 08:06:20" DW Environment Iranian politicians like to refer to their country as an "island of stability" in the Middle East. But the country has severe environmental problems, and nobody feels responsible. Iran is paralyzed by environmental neglect.
"06.03.2017 17:35:00" dw.com Amina Mohammed: 'Less grammar, more action!' 'I think we hear too much about what is not being done and not enough about that little glass that may be quarter full!' Check out our interview with the United Nations new Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed. #EcoAfrica
"06.03.2017 16:04:16" DW Environment Just a small amount of the millions of tons of e-waste produced annually is disposed of properly. But one German company is on the case - and is cashing in with recycling. http://dw.com/p/2YXGZ Making treasure from trash or in other words recycling e-waste. Here: http://dw.com/p/2YXGZ
"06.03.2017 15:11:07" dw.com Two new frog species discovered in the Amazon Scientists have discovered two new frog species in Bolivia and Peru. But they may already be under threat.
"06.03.2017 13:01:23" dw.com Antarctic: temperature records verified Heat and cold records in the Antarctic have now been officially confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization. What do we gain from the news? Primarily, certainty for assessing climatic changes correctly.
"06.03.2017 07:30:00" dw.com French army grooms eagles to down drones Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop, or carry out attacks on French soil, the air force is showing its claws, training fearsome golden eagles to take out unmanned aircraft in mid-flight.
"05.03.2017 22:55:01" Timeline Photos "You may love a building but I don't think that you can be it in the way that you love a tree or a river or the color of the earth, it's a different kind of love"- Arundhati Roy, author.
With this quote we wish you a happy week!
"05.03.2017 21:30:00" dw.com Researchers uncover 'direct evidence' of life on Earth 4 billion years ago Microscopic tubes and filaments discovered in rock from the Hudson Bay shoreline in northern Quebec are "direct evidence" that life existed on Earth some 3.8 to 4.3 billion years ago.
"05.03.2017 19:30:00" dw.com Indian traders direct anger over PETA brawl at Coke, Pepsi One of the reasons for this move is the dispute with the multinational companies after locals accused it of using up too much groundwater in the drought-prone state.
"05.03.2017 17:30:02" dw.com Living Planet: The vegan challenge | All media content | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 Using public transport, recycling and turning off the lights all help us be more environmentally friendly. But do these actions go far enough? As part of DW's #HowGreenAmI series, Louise Osborne tried being vegan for one week to see how green she could As part of DW's #HowGreenAmI series, Louise Osborne tried being vegan for one week to see how green she could really be.
"05.03.2017 15:43:11" dw.com US media: Trump to cut climate programs at EPA and NOAA US President Donald Trump has proposed reducing the budget of NOAA. The cuts to the could affect research, eliminate smaller initiatives and leave 3,000 people out of work.
"05.03.2017 13:30:01" dw.com Finding riches in rubbish | All media content | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 Just a small amount of the millions of tons of e-waste produced annually is disposed of properly. That's bad for the environment. One German company is on the case - and is cashing in with recycling. Just a small amount of the millions of tons of e-waste produced annually is disposed of properly. One German company is on the case - and is cashing in with recycling.
"05.03.2017 11:30:00" dw.com From acronyms, to awareness, to action: Getting the UN message across | World | DW.COM | 01.03.2017 No poverty, zero hunger, sustainable consumption, reducing inequalities - the UN's 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) have set an ambitious global agenda for 2030. It's also a huge task to get the message across. No poverty, zero hunger, sustainable consumption, reducing inequalities - the UN's 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) have set an ambitious global agenda for 2030.
"05.03.2017 09:21:01" dw.com Living Planet: Responsible tourism | All media content | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 As spring inches closer, it's time to start thinking about that summer vacation. Planning holidays can be half the fun. But what about their environmental impact? Does being eco-conscious mean having to forgo holidays altogether? DW talks to Harold Planning holidays can be half the fun. But what about their environmental impact? Does being eco-conscious mean having to forgo holidays altogether?
"04.03.2017 22:55:00" dw.com Let's go fly a kite … and make energy | DW Environment | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 What if you could produce wind energy with a kite? Roderick Read, a Scot living on a remote island, has been working on just such a machine for the past seven years. Roderick Read, a Scot living on a remote island, has been working on just such a machine for the past seven years.
"04.03.2017 21:30:00" dw.com Cod under threat Scientists in Europe are looking to safeguard the future of cod in the in the western Baltic Sea where they have dropped significantly as a result of overfishing.
"04.03.2017 19:26:00" dw.com Saving sea turtles with GPS Nearly all species of sea turtle are endangered, largely thanks to human activities. Biologists in North Cyprus are trying to save one species with GPS and education.
"04.03.2017 17:21:01" dw.com Saving an ancient nomadic way of life A two-year dry spell is threatening an ancient pastoralist way of life in Ethiopia. But a group of vets are trying to help nomads adapt to the changing climate.
"04.03.2017 15:00:00" dw.com Living Planet: How green are you? | All media content | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 As consumers, most of the choices we make leave behind an ecological footprint. So what does it really mean to be green? As consumers, most of the choices we make leave behind an ecological footprint. So what does it really mean to be green?
"04.03.2017 13:30:00" dw.com Eco@Africa This week find out how to make wind energy with kites, explore how a German company is cashing in on e-waste and take a look at the threats Ethiopia's nomads are facing from climate change.
"04.03.2017 11:30:00" dw.com Our beautiful planet With its dramatic and beautiful coastline, Mexico's Baha Concepcion provides excellent photo opportunities as well as a quiet beaches to relax and enjoy the scenery.
"04.03.2017 09:38:02" Timeline Photos Poaching had pushed Botswana's white and black rhinos into near extinction. But an initiative is fighting to bring them back with the help of an elite ranger group.
"03.03.2017 22:30:01" dw.com Through the lens Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including eagles that attack drones and the most active volcano in Europe.
"03.03.2017 20:59:26" The Energy Kite
"03.03.2017 18:36:29" Timeline Photos China builds first 'bird airport' to attract feathered friends that it will include three different water-habitats, including an island lake with shallow rapids, reed areas, and mud habitats.
"03.03.2017 17:18:28" DW Environment "From pollution to limiting habitat change, there is a whole range of issues that governments and others can tackle that will help us adapt and change with climate change", says Colin Galbraith.
"03.03.2017 15:30:00" dw.com Wildlife 'is the brand of Africa,' says leading conservationist As Africa continues to struggle with a decline of its wildlife population, sustainability and conservation are essential to the continent's future, says Kaddu Sebunya.
"03.03.2017 14:00:00" dw.com Wildlife in the city #WorldWildlifeDay: Cities are home to an astonishing diversity of animal species. Check out our interactive feature on teeming urban wildlife.
"03.03.2017 12:52:07" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post It's #WorldWildlifeDay today, and to celebrate the amazing species that walk with us on this planet, we invite you to choose our banner for the coming week. Just like your favorite.
"03.03.2017 09:27:52" Polar Bear Today #WorldWildlifeDay! Let's celebrate! ️
"02.03.2017 22:55:00" dw.com The fight for water in Kenya | DW Environment | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 Hydropower plants are causing parts of Kenya's Tana River to dry up. Scientists are trying to ensure there's enough water for everyone relying on the body of water. Hydropower plants are causing parts of Kenya's Tana River to dry up. Scientists are trying to ensure there's enough water for everyone relying on the body of water.
"02.03.2017 21:30:00" dw.com Spanish orange farmers invent "crowdfarming” | All media content | DW.COM | 02.03.2017 A group of Spanish farmers decided to start an agricultural revolution when dumping prices almost drove them to ruin. They set up a "crowdfarming” platform which invites users to plant a tree or adopt a beehive. A group of Spanish farmers set up a "crowdfarming” platform which invites users to plant a tree or adopt a beehive.
"02.03.2017 19:30:00" Ethiopia's Last Nomads at Risk A group of German veterinarians are trying to help nomads in Ethiopia adapt to the changing climate.
"02.03.2017 17:06:13" DW Environment New regional and global studies link heatwaves, drought and insect outbreaks with a surge in wildfires, and the Alps are unlikely to be spared.
"02.03.2017 15:49:27" dw.com ICE BLOG: Arctic Ocean ever more acidic A new study reported in Nature Climate Change says ocean acidification is spreading rapidly in the western Arctic Ocean in both area and depth.
"02.03.2017 13:10:44" How Lake Titicaca became a waste dump
"02.03.2017 10:52:36" DW Environment The drought, which has ravaged the areas since December, has killed thousands of head of cattle and left people with little or no food at all.
"01.03.2017 22:55:00" dw.com World in Progress: Let's talk about Sustainable Development Goals | All media content | DW.COM | 01.03.2017 The UN has launched a new SDG Action Campaign and a Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development, a three-day conference in Bonn with hundreds of participants. My colleague Anke Rasper sat down with Mitchell Toomey, the director of the UN's SDG The UN has launched a new SDG Action Campaign and a Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development, a three-day conference in Bonn with hundreds of participants.
"01.03.2017 21:30:00" dw.com Somalia's new president declares drought emergency Two years of failed harvests amid al-Shabab extremist attacks prompted Somalia's President Mohamed to declare a "national disaster".
"01.03.2017 19:30:01" dw.com From Indonesian forests to French plates - the unsustainable trade in frogs' legs Each year, several million wild frogs are sold in supermarkets around the world. A study suggests most species aren't labeled correctly. The trade in frogs' legs is out of control, the authors warn. A study suggests most species aren't labeled correctly. The trade in frogs' legs is out of control, the authors warn.
"01.03.2017 17:30:00" Starling Ballet
"01.03.2017 15:33:37" dw.com Mount Etna erupts after eight-month-long nap Mount Etna has started spewing fire again. Small eruptions occur every few months, the last one in May 2016.
"01.03.2017 13:43:57" DW Environment The country's coal consumption, which is a major source of heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, declined by 4.7 percent last year, according China's National Bureau of Statistics.
"01.03.2017 10:32:05" DW Environment An EU emissions trading system revision has been agreed by its environment ministers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030.
"01.03.2017 07:10:01" dw.com Somalia: Puntland region hit by severe drought According to FAO, the Horn of Africa received only a quarter of the expected rainfall between October and December last year, leaving over 17 million people in crisis and emergency food insecurity levels.
"01.03.2017 00:39:00" dw.com Colombia: The curse of coal | All media content | DW.COM | 25.02.2017 Luz Angela Uriana from Colombia lives next to Latin America's biggest coal mine. International companies are raking in big profits. The air is polluted and streams could dry out. The indigenous Wayuu people are suffering, including Luz Angela's son. The indigenous Wayuu people suffers living next to Latin America's biggest coal mine: The air is polluted and streams could dry out.
"28.02.2017 22:35:01" dw.com Rio: Carnival dancers with a message A samba school has pitted itself against Big Agriculture to bring attention to the country's native people during Carnival.
"28.02.2017 21:19:03" dw.com The Great Green Wall of the Sahel Africa's "great green wall" of vegetation should run 7,700 kilometers across the Sahara and Sahel from Senegal to Djibouti to prevent the spread of desertification in the region.
"28.02.2017 20:08:00" dw.com Remember Dolly? The sheep wasn't the only animal clone Since Dolly's birth 20 years ago in Scotland, technologies to influence DNA have greatly developed.
"28.02.2017 18:30:09" Timeline Photos Worried about your ecological footprint? More than 60 percent of the emissions came from growing wheat!
"28.02.2017 17:32:55" DW Environment
"28.02.2017 16:32:10" dw.com Young mangrove defenders fight to save Panama's wetlands | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 28.02.2017 Panama has lost over half of its mangroves to development and the tanning industry. But now a group of school children have taken up the cause of defending these important forests. Panama is working with local inhabitants to preserve the mangroves as for example with a group of school children who call themselves young mangrove defenders.
"28.02.2017 13:19:42" dw.com A punk band's mission to save Bali's nature The group says it's opposing a huge reclamation and development project at Benoa Bay: a network of 12 artificial islands complete with luxury homes, resorts, malls and possibly a racetrack.
"28.02.2017 10:46:02" DW Environment A Dutch artist creates animal drones to highlight the absurdity of our race for technical progress and insatiable drive for consumption.
"27.02.2017 22:04:00" dw.com Checking the weather for coffee | eco@africa | DW.COM | 27.02.2017 Prolonged dry spells mean small-scale Ugandan farmers are facing failing coffee harvests. As a result, they are using satellite technology to watch the weather. Small-scale Ugandan farmers facing failing coffee harvests are using satellite technology to watch the weather.
"27.02.2017 19:36:44" dw.com The business of clean shipping A German ferry has proved liquefied natural gas to be a cleaner alternative for pollutants emitted by ships.
"27.02.2017 17:23:18" Green Turtles: Break Out of their Shells
"27.02.2017 16:19:43" dw.com Kids save the mangroves in Panama | All media content | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 They are still in grade school, but the “Defensores del Manglar El Maria” – the defenders of the El Maria mangrove forest – are already deeply involved in saving their environment. They are still in grade school, but the “Defensores del Manglar El Maria” are involved in saving their environment.
"27.02.2017 14:27:51" dw.com Greening the Sahara Senegal is just one country bordering the Sahara that is involved in the Great Green Wall project. The idea is to plant hundreds of square kilometers of trees in a bid to stop the advance of desertification. Senegal is involved in the Great Green Wall project and will plant hundreds of square kilometers of trees in a bid to stop the advance of desertification.
"27.02.2017 13:17:10" DW Environment Celebrating carnival is a must in Germany's Rhineland. But what about its environmental impact?
"27.02.2017 10:05:02" DW Environment Chile: At least three people were killed in the rainstorms and several others were missing, authorities said on Sunday.
"27.02.2017 07:42:00" The UN is trying to tackle the problem of pollution in our oceans - by providing alternatives to plastic.
"26.02.2017 18:53:00" dw.com Living Planet: Bali stuck between conservation and development | All media content | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Bali is Indonesia's biggest tourist destination, and just south of the island's capital, Denpasar, lies Benoa Bay, a delicate ecosystem of coral, sea life and mangroves. But here, too, tourism and development are putting the fragile environment in Tourism is endangering Bali's delicate ecosystem. #LivingPlanet
"26.02.2017 17:09:00" dw.com The legacy of Deepwater Horizon: What researchers learned about oil spills | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in 2010 caused an environmental disaster. But an oil spill like that could happen again, scientists say. Will they be able to prevent worse in the future? The Deepwater Horizon oil spill killed huge numbers marine life and polluted the ocean. But can a similar disaster be prevented in the future?
"26.02.2017 16:01:00" dw.com How harmful are plastic bags to the climate? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Every year more than 600 billion plastic bags are manufactured worldwide. What does that mean for the environment? #EcoAfrica
"26.02.2017 14:01:00" dw.com German wildlife photography | All media content | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Wildlife photographers don't have to travel far away to find exotic animals.
"26.02.2017 06:58:01" dw.com Principé plans for sustainable future | eco@africa | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 While many countries on the West African coast are investing in off-shore oil drilling, the president of Principé, José Cardoso Cassandra considers it unsustainable. He is choosing a different path. Principé plans to tax plastic packaging.
"25.02.2017 20:38:01" dw.com Our beautiful planet | eco@africa | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 For anyone in Europe, this view of Mount Egmont in New Zealand is a sight for sore eyes.
"25.02.2017 18:04:00" dw.com Transoceânica - The world's longest bus journey (4) | All media content | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Magnifient scenery on a trip across South America - from the Atlantic coast through the Amazon rainforests and the Andes mountains.
"25.02.2017 16:12:00" dw.com Living Planet: Tourism impacts on Galapagos' biodiversity | All media content | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 The Galapagos Islands are famed as a treasure trove of unique flora and fauna. More than 4,500 species have already been discovered there that live nowhere else on the planet. The islands are also a top destination for modern-day tourists. But this unique Even a tiny fly brought in by visitors is threatening species on the Galapagos Islands. #LivingPlanet
"25.02.2017 14:11:01" dw.com From waste to wealth | eco@africa | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Having spotted the financial potential in waste, a Nigerian initiative has turned ist hand to recycling. But that's not all. The organisers are also teaching others to do the same. A Nigerian initiative has turned its hand to recycling - and education. #EcoAfrica
"25.02.2017 07:42:00" dw.com Invisible plastic particles from tyres and clothing are polluting our oceans | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Tiny plastic particles from car tyres and even clothing fabrics could be responsible for up to 30 percent of the plastic polluting our oceans, according to a new IUCN report. Is there anything we can do? There is more to the ocean's plastic pollution problem than turtles and birds getting caught in our trash.
"24.02.2017 21:22:00" dw.com Fall armyworm invading southern Africa | All media content | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 In southern Africa, the armyworm marches on - threatening food security.
"24.02.2017 18:45:01" dw.com Living Planet: Tourism - paradise lost or found? | All media content | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Belize has to choose between ecotourism and agriculture, Galapagos' biodiversity is under threat and Bali is caught between conservation and island development. Tourists want to explore the beauty of nature. But are they destroying it in the process? #LivingPlanet
"24.02.2017 17:11:00" dw.com Butterfly declines in the North America, UK | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Pesticides, disappearing green areas and air pollution are killing off the butterflies.
"24.02.2017 16:22:11" DW Environment Not much left of the #StandingRock protest camp.
"24.02.2017 16:00:01" dw.com Scientists plan to save 50 key coral reefs from climate disaster | DW Environment | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Coral reefs are dying and there is no global plan to save them - until now.
"24.02.2017 15:30:01" dw.com Through the Lens | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Sweltering heat, a "weather bomb" and marauding monkeys. Here's the roundup of the environmental week - in pictures.
"24.02.2017 14:12:00" dw.com Return of the European bison | eco@africa | DW.COM | 24.02.2017 Conservationists are trying to establish a population of European bison in the Carpathian Mountains. But the animals face opposition from local people and attack by wild dogs. Europe's bison may be back. But it faces challenges from local people and wild dogs. #EcoAfrica
"24.02.2017 11:06:04" Is an extinction of the Saiga antelope possible? We know that the population of the Saiga antelopes is in danger. And once again many of the animals died. Are they on the brink of extinction now? Let's hear Richard Kock, one of the leading Saiga experts. Frankfurt Zoological Society
"24.02.2017 09:02:43" DW Environment Touching scenes of unity among Dakota Access pipeline protesters as the camp is cleared. #DAPL #StandingRock
"24.02.2017 07:40:01" dw.com Spain: Black vultures in danger | All media content | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 In many parts of Europe, black vultures have died out. However, on the Spanish holiday island of Mallorca the birds of prey have survived -- largely due to the farmers here. Yet more and more farmers are leaving the island's mountainous regions. In most parts of Europe, black vultures have already died out.
"24.02.2017 05:01:00" dw.com Bao Bao the giant panda welcomed in China | News | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 Born in the US, back in China to breed as part of an agreement that is protecting pandas worldwide.
"23.02.2017 22:12:01" Timeline Photos As the weekend approaches, a thought to round off the week.
"23.02.2017 20:45:01" dw.com Seven new Earth-like planets discovered around nearby star | Science | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 "All of them could have liquid water and maybe life on their surface."
"23.02.2017 19:36:02" dw.com Coffee to go in Brazil? | Business | DW.COM | 23.02.2017 ☕️ Ever had coffee from Brazil? A drought means coffee stocks there are running low. ☕️
"23.02.2017 16:46:07" A young filmmaker from Nairobi is using his camera to do his bit for the environment. #EcoAfrica #DoingYourBit
"23.02.2017 16:15:04" DW Environment For Australia, these heat waves are likely to only get worse.
"23.02.2017 15:03:10" Saigas: killed again by the virus Once again the iconic Saiga antelope is under threat from a measles-like virus. Having started in the frozen Mongolian steppe, the virus is spreading. It can be devastating, especially in a population that has never been exposed to such a virus, says
"23.02.2017 14:10:09" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post This week, our reporters went to Panama, where locals are working to protect mangrove swamps. Mangroves are being cut down to create farmland - and because the trees' bark can be used to dye leather.
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"23.02.2017 09:21:25" DW Environment ☀️The EU should be relying more on renewables than on coal.
"23.02.2017 07:45:00" Arranged marriages - for dogs. ❤️
"23.02.2017 05:25:00" dw.com Antarctic expedition aims to inspire women | All media content | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 A group of women from Great Britain is training for a trek across Antarctica, where they will have to carry their own weight in sub-zero temperatures. They hope to inspire women to conquer their own personal Antarcticas. A trek across Antarctica - to encourage women.
"22.02.2017 22:03:00" dw.com Nature adventures in New Zealand | All media content | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 Paths through New Zealand's most beautiful landscapes.
"22.02.2017 19:08:04" dw.com Grow your own clothes: three concepts for the fashion for the future | Lifestyle | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 A researcher is using bacteria to grow fabric.
"22.02.2017 16:30:06" dw.com Paris fights public peeing with eco-friendly composting urinals | DW Environment | DW.COM | 21.02.2017 Did you know your pee could make flowers grow?
"22.02.2017 16:12:50" Creatures of Nature Watching this bubble freeze is way too satisfying Watching this bubble freeze is amazing. ❄️❄️
"22.02.2017 14:40:55" DW Environment Until now it has been legal in the Netherlands to grow five cannabis plants.
"22.02.2017 13:12:00" dw.com Thousands evacuate homes as flood waters swamp San Jose | News | DW.COM | 22.02.2017 More extreme weather.
"22.02.2017 10:03:03" DW Environment Over 50 areas in Jakarta have been flooded. The water is up to 1.5 meters high.
"22.02.2017 08:00:00" dw.com In Delhi, more monkeys mean more problems | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 21.02.2017 "The monkeys grab everything in sight."
"22.02.2017 03:07:00" dw.com Landscapes like in a movie | All media content | DW.COM | 16.02.2017 Nature is the real star in these movies.
"21.02.2017 20:10:00" dw.com Brazil's northeast hit by drought | All media content | DW.COM | 21.02.2017 Brazil's government plans to reroute a river to bring relief to farmers.
"21.02.2017 17:16:01" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Mini-frogs!
After years of exploration, scientists have found four new species of miniature frogs in western India. So far they have been overlooked because of their size, researchers say. They are small enough to sit on a fingernail or a small coin.
"21.02.2017 16:25:00" dw.com Climate change in the North Sea: oysters in, cod out | DW Environment | DW.COM | 21.02.2017 The North Sea is warming. Species will have to adapt or move on.
"21.02.2017 15:52:43" DW Environment Europe is failing to protect global climate stability. More action is needed to save the
"21.02.2017 14:10:00" dw.com German zoos targeted by organized crime for animal theft | News | DW.COM | 16.02.2017 ️Could Germany need zoo detectives soon? ️
"21.02.2017 12:42:41" DW Environment Cat-drone! #LivingPlanet "Do you want to help me make my cat into a helicopter?"
"21.02.2017 09:29:55" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo At Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage in Zambia. http://dw.com/p/2XgaT
"21.02.2017 08:53:08" DW Environment Are the climate solutions coming out of Dubai workable - or are they sci-fi fantasies? Climate solutions from oil-rich Dubai.
"21.02.2017 06:33:00" dw.com Maiduguri zoo enjoys a revival | All media content | DW.COM | 20.02.2017 Politics took its toll on this Nigerian zoo. But now things are looking up for the animals.
"20.02.2017 21:11:01" dw.com Living Planet: Do animals flirt? | All media content | DW.COM | 16.02.2017 Animals dance and sing, and do all kinds of funny things in order to court their most desired. But do they actually flirt? DW's Charlotta Lomas talks to biologist and comedian Simon Watt from the Ugly Animal Preservation Society (@UglyAnimal). Animals do all sorts of things to court a mate. But do they actually flirt? Find out on #LivingPlanet
"20.02.2017 17:22:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post This week our reporters went to a chimpanzee refuge in Zambia - Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. Which photo do you want to see as the new banner? Like your favorite to vote for it!
"20.02.2017 16:10:00" dw.com Drought leaves one million Tanzanians hungry | All media content | DW.COM | 17.02.2017 In Tanzania, cattle are dying as a drought ravages the countryside.
"20.02.2017 14:12:00" dw.com Living Planet: Bird on a wire | All media content | DW.COM | 16.02.2017 Threatened bird species that are getting zapped almost to the point of extinction. In the US, American bald eagles are commonly killed by electrocution, while in Spain the Bonelli's eagle is at risk of disappearing altogether, in part due to power pylons. Many threatened bird species are getting zapped. #LivingPlanet
"20.02.2017 08:14:05" DW Environment Experts across the world are alarmed at how small the area covered by sea ice has become. They are saying the change is unprecedented - and they're calling for action. Climate Central Bad news for wildlife.
"19.02.2017 16:05:00" Why do parrots talk? Did you know that parrots don't have vocal cords? So, how do they talk? And why?
"19.02.2017 07:59:01" Timeline Photos Many, many great plans start out as ideas sketched in graphite. Kenyan entrepreneurs are producing eco-friendly pencils from recycled newspaper. #EcoAfrica http://dw.com/p/2XjXR Channels Television
"18.02.2017 21:42:00" Malaria vaccine They found an effective vaccine that makes it easier to control malaria.
"18.02.2017 13:38:32" DW Environment Happy Feet penguins not so happy? The "Happy Feet" penguins are not so happy anymore
"18.02.2017 08:27:00" dw.com Taking care of chimpanzees in Zambia | All media content | DW.COM | 17.02.2017 The Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage looks after chimpanzees that have lost their families – usually to poachers. The compound is spacious. The wooded preserve in northern Zambia resembles the chimpanzees' original habitat over the border in Congo. The Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage looks after chimpanzees that have lost their families – usually to poachers.
"17.02.2017 20:06:00" dw.com Four climate fiction books for our reading list Climate fiction is becoming an increasingly popular genre in a time of climate change and growing global inequality. Here are some of the best books from the cli-fi world. Climate fiction is becoming an increasingly popular genre in a time of climate change and growing global inequality. Here are some of the best books from the cli-fi world.
"17.02.2017 14:29:16" dw.com Fake fur for real warriors | All media content | DW.COM | 16.02.2017 The leopard's spectacular pelt has long had a special place in Zulu tradition. To ensure the big cats' future, conservationists are persuading warriors to switch to fake fur for ceremonial dress. Conservationists are persuading warriors to switch to fake fur for ceremonial dress, to ensure the big cats' future. #EcoAfrica Channels Television
"17.02.2017 12:13:03" DW Global Society Sheetal is bringing the internet to rural India...by bike Sheetal is bringing the internet to rural India...by bike
"17.02.2017 10:41:25" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post Pollution in the Mariana Trench and newly discovered sharks are just a few of the environmental events that made headlines this week. Our look through the lens: http://dw.com/p/2XiRb
"17.02.2017 09:23:24" DW Environment Organic food is bigger in Germany than in most countries, yet sales total only 5% of the nation's groceries market. Can 'bio' ever break out of its niche status? BioFach
"16.02.2017 20:12:00" dw.com In Paradise, battling hell in a sober house To many, Zanzibar seems like a picture-perfect Paradise. Yet heroin is endemic. Faced with international drug cartels, the government is struggling to stem the flow of drugs flowing into the country.
"16.02.2017 16:01:00" Bao Bao leaves Bon voyage, Bao Bao! The giant panda will fly to China this month. Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
"16.02.2017 09:20:20" Flowers World Beauty Of Flowers World .... What a Wonderful (Flowers) World
"15.02.2017 16:49:00" dw.com New shark of the Caribbean Isn't it just great that new shark species are still being discovered?
"15.02.2017 13:58:04" dw.com Our beautiful planet Our beautiful planet - So light and delicate they can often only be seen picked out in sunlight and dew, spiderwebs have the tensile strength of steel.
"15.02.2017 11:53:45" DW Environment As the US administration's position on climate change flails, a new contender has emerged. Could China, another of the world's top CO2 emitters, take the lead on climate?
"15.02.2017 06:45:00" dw.com Six famous people with namesakes in the animal kingdom Sometimes animals are named after celebrities to draw attention to the creature's plight in the wild. But on certain occasions, it's just because they bear a striking resemblance to their namesake.
"14.02.2017 16:29:24" DW Global Society #OneBillionRising2017 live in Berlin
"14.02.2017 16:27:18" DW Global Society #OneBillionRising2017 live in Berlin!
"14.02.2017 16:14:14" dw.com DW Environment Francis Perez has won the first prize in the World Press Photo 2017 contest in the 'nature' categorie. This sea turtle is entangled in a fishing net off the coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands, proving how tons of waste are clogging the world's oceans.
"14.02.2017 15:38:25" DW Global Society The Global Society crew is at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin practicing their dancing for One Billion Rising. We will be going live on Facebook to explain what's happening at 17.25 CET Don't miss our live feed from the Brandenburg Gate in #Berlin. One Billion Rising - Germany - Deutschland starting at 17.25 CET.
"14.02.2017 13:55:50" dw.com Valentine's Day tips from the animal world At this flirting time of the year, how about some inspiration from our animal friends? DW presents some of the most amazing master plans to get a date. Be ready for surprises!
"14.02.2017 13:05:17" DW - Global Ideas's cover photo Fancy some Valentine's Day tips from the animal world?
"14.02.2017 11:26:01" dw.com Are your Valentine's roses harming the planet? The fragrant Valentine's roses are everywhere, from 24-hour gas stations to fancy florists. Is there such thing as an environmental, ethical rose? WWF-Kenya
"14.02.2017 09:00:29" dw.com Irish cow burps counteract fossil fuel divestment Although the Emerald Isle has become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, agriculture there remains carbon-intensive. How can the country become greener?
"13.02.2017 16:15:01" dw.com A passion for farming | eco@africa | DW.COM | 13.02.2017 A Ugandan project is giving girls who dropped out of school a fresh start growing passion fruit. With a piece of land and 60 seedlings, these young women are well on their way to becoming successful farmers. A Ugandan project is giving girls who dropped out of school a fresh start growing passion fruit. With a piece of land and 60 seedlings, these young women are well on their way to becoming successful farmers. Channels Television #EcoAfrica
"13.02.2017 15:21:25" dw.com Germany largely bans fracking with new laws Germany says no to fracking - for now.
"13.02.2017 13:45:37" dw.com Preparing elephants for the wild | All media content | DW.COM | 08.02.2017 Flooding is common in Assam, and many animals fleeing the rising waters are injured every rainy season. The Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in the Indian state nurtures them back to health. Flooding is common in Assam, and many animals fleeing the rising waters are injured every rainy season. The Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in the Indian state nurtures them back to health.
"13.02.2017 13:11:54" DW Environment Thousands of people were fleeing endangered areas in Northern California after authorities warned that the emergency spillway of Oroville Dam could collapse.
"13.02.2017 10:29:32" theguardian.com Could these five innovations help solve the global water crisis? Can a 'drinkable book' help solve the global water crisis?
"12.02.2017 22:55:01" dw.com Open sewage canals put Phnom Penh's poorest at risk According to People in Need (PIN) the health impacts are dire, with high incidences of skin diseases, respiratory infections, diarrhea and eye rashes.
"12.02.2017 21:13:57" dw.com Living Planet: Ticking time bomb | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 The world has ticked closer to an apocalypse, says the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist. The 'Doomsday Clock' has been moved 30 seconds closer to midnight - the symbolic hour of catastrophe - apparently thanks to Trump. DW talks to Ray Pierrehumbert, The 'Doomsday Clock' has been moved 30 seconds closer to midnight - the symbolic hour of catastrophe - apparently thanks to Trump.
"12.02.2017 19:05:35" dw.com Don't waste it, eat it | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 07.02.2017 In Germany alone, roughly 18 million tons of groceries are squandered annually, enough to fill 450,000 transport trucks.
"12.02.2017 17:00:11" dw.com Intelligent apes and speedy chips Humans learn as children to understand the perspective of other individuals. Now researchers have found that some apes can, too
"12.02.2017 15:00:09" dw.com Creative solutions for green winter slopes A lack of snow is taking its toll on the Swiss tourism industry. But that's not stopping those determined to find other ways to enjoy the mountains.
"12.02.2017 13:00:16" dw.com Land grabbing in Africa 'is fueling conflicts' RRI found out that 63 percent of disputes related to private sector land and natural resource investments in Africa began when communities were forced to leave their lands.
"12.02.2017 11:00:06" dw.com Is this the new capital of smog? The level of pollution in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar is five times higher than what the World Health Organization deems safe.
"12.02.2017 09:00:05" dw.com Botswana's green safaris | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 Botswana's Chobe National Park offers a complete package for eco-tourists, including a renewable-powered hotel that recycles water and waste, and safari trips in silent, emission-free e-cars. Botswana's Chobe National Park offers a complete package for eco-tourists, including a renewable-powered hotel that recycles water and waste, and safari trips in silent, emission-free e-cars.
"11.02.2017 22:55:00" dw.com Tracking lions, saving lives | All media content | DW.COM | 10.02.2017 Nairobi National Park is home to 36 lions. If they stray from the park, human lives are threatened – and those of lions too. Now, radio collars help rangers step in before they wander into trouble. Nairobi National Park is home to 36 lions. If they stray from the park, human lives are threatened. Now, radio collars help rangers step in before they wander into trouble.
"11.02.2017 21:30:01" dw.com Living Planet: Edging closer | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 The world ticks closer to doomsday, China steps up on renewables & Morocco's mosques get a green makeover. The world ticks closer to doomsday, China steps up on renewables & Morocco's mosques get a green makeover.
"11.02.2017 19:30:01" dw.com Living Planet: Can tourism save the reef? | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 Australia's Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world. Like coral reefs across the world, this UNESCO world heritage site is in critical danger because of climate change. But tour operators there say much of the reef still Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in critical danger because of climate change. But tour operators there say much of the reef still thrives, and their boats can even help protect it.
"11.02.2017 17:30:01" dw.com Eco-at-Africa - The Environment Magazine On this week's show, living next door to bears in Romania, lions in Kenya, and bees in Cameroon.
"11.02.2017 15:30:01" dw.com Let's talk about overpopulation... Overpopulation is seen as one of the biggest environmental threats our planet faces. But is the problem too many people - or too much consumption?
"11.02.2017 13:00:06" dw.com Money for forest honey | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 Cameroon's Oku forest is the largest mountain forest left in West Africa, but it's under threat from logging. Selling the Oku's unique white honey gives locals an alternative to felling the forest to make way for farming. Cameroon's Oku forest is the largest mountain forest left in West Africa, but it's under threat from logging.
"11.02.2017 11:00:07" dw.com A passion for farming | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 A Ugandan project is giving girls who dropped out of school a fresh start growing passion fruit. With a piece of land and 60 seedlings, they are well on their way to becoming successful farmers. A Ugandan project is giving girls who dropped out of school a fresh start growing passion fruit.
"11.02.2017 09:07:00" dw.com Living Planet: Greening Morocco's mosques | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 Renewable energy is becoming a bigger priority in countries all over the world. But getting the general public on board can sometimes be the biggest challenge. In Morocco, authorities have been reaching out through religion and places of worship. Renewable energy is becoming a bigger priority in countries all over the world. In Morocco, authorities have been reaching out through religion and places of worship.
"10.02.2017 21:00:00" dw.com Hunting with a flashlight The fish can roll the pouches back, covering up the light source - allowing them to turn the light on and off. The scientists suspect that they do so to be able to better detect prey.
"10.02.2017 19:00:30" dw.com The insect portraits of Levon Biss In his photos, you can experience the beauty of these tiny creatures as you've never seen them before.
"10.02.2017 17:15:00" Whale trap Volunteers are rushing to save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand.
"10.02.2017 15:13:55" DW Environment Many of the scientific agencies that receive federal government funding have launched new social media pages: at last count there were more than 80 alt-accounts on Twitter.
"10.02.2017 13:00:09" dw.com Tiny bugs with destructive powers When insects band together they can do immeasurably damage to crops and as a result our food security. Meet some of the biggest little offenders!
"10.02.2017 11:17:51" DW Environment Volunteer rescuers helped refloat 100 pilot whales but as many as 300 were found dead.
"10.02.2017 09:30:00" Tracking lions, saving lives #DoingYourBit Nairobi National Park is home to 36 lions . If they stray from the park, human lives are threatened – and those of lions too. Now, radio collars help rangers step in before they wander into trouble.
"10.02.2017 08:06:00" A Haven For All Botswana's Chobe National Park is a haven for giraffes and other endangered species. But it aims to protect the planet, too. Tourists stay at an eco lodge and take safari trips in silent, emission-free e-cars.
"09.02.2017 20:11:00" Photos from DW - Global Ideas's post February 14th is Valentines Day, we all know that. Since you can buy the fragrant blooms everywhere from 24 hour gas stations to fancy florists - have you ever asked yourself: how green is my red rose? We will have a closer look next week. Until then,
"09.02.2017 19:51:01" dw.com Living Planet: Will China lead? | All media content | DW.COM | 09.02.2017 As the US administration's leadership on climate change flails, a new contender has emerged. So, will the world's second largest economy now take the lead on climate action? DW talks to Sam Geall, executive editor at chinadialogue.net and associate fellow With US president Donald Trump in charge, will China lead on climate action now? #LivingPlanet
"09.02.2017 18:02:00" dw.com Vital lakes disappearing around the world Water scarcity is a growing problem worldwide, with Africa being hit particularly hard. As temperatures soar and rainfall drops, vital lakes are drying up. We take a look at some of the most startling vanishing acts. This in not good.
"09.02.2017 16:06:44" dw.com Locust swarms trigger state of emergency in Bolivia Bolivia has declared a state of emergency in response to a locust plague that is destroying crops. There is concern the locusts could destroy more agricultural land. Bolivia has declared a state of emergency in response to a locust plague that is destroying crops
"09.02.2017 15:33:53" DW Environment The "Gustu" in La Paz is more than a posh restaurant, it's a training company, intended to bring Bolivia's healthy cuisine back to life. Here, young people from socially weak strata can build a future in gastronomy. Delicious AND with a future approach!
"09.02.2017 14:44:01" dw.com Through the lens Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including a unique new supermarket and an elusive scaly gekko We dug in our archives, to bring you the editor's choice of the pictures of this week. Enjoy!
"09.02.2017 13:18:40" The Tasty Leaves Of India Leaf plates, do you remember? Well, the thing is, they do have a long tradition, in India for example. Please meet Bobby, his family is selling Chole Kulche in Old Delhi for almost 60 years now - on leaf plates. Bon appétit!
"09.02.2017 11:17:47" Experiments? Not this way.