Researchers have predicted a sevenfold increase in the number of consecutive summer droughts in Central Europe.
Ecologists say trees can provide solutions to some of the most significant problems for rapidly growing populations.
A new report reveals a spike in global land and environment defender murders, especially in Latin America.
Coronavirus and climate change have made food security a priority for the Emirates. Could vertical farms be the answer?
Porcupine breeder Wang Haozhu wonders how he'll survive if Beijing's ban on wildlife trade becomes law.
Why can’t we just change? Leading philosopher Peter Sloterdijk says that’s the crux of the climate change conundrum.
Why do we find it so hard to change our behavior? German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk explains how this is connected to the climate crisis.
"Eco friendly" collections are the latest trend for big fashion brands, but is it just a marketing strategy?
As the conflict over a new dam on the Nile River heats up, DW examines the ways such mega-dams hurt the environment.
Cities are leaving once manicured parks to rewild with wildflowers and grasses that attract more diverse species.
Germany and the US are among the worst offenders. Cutting consumption could prevent future pandemics.
Experts predict a double catastrophe in the Amazon rainforest if the coronavirus pandemic overlaps with the forest fire season. The Brazilian government has frozen climate funds and rolled back environmental regulations.
Did you know that your choice of food and fashion could be contributing to wasteful land use? To combat desertification and drought, a UN secretary highlights how more responsible consumer choices can help.
As Europe's climate shifts in the coming decades, some regions will find it increasingly difficult to sustain traditional crops. But with new varieties and strategies, some farmers are planting with an eye to the future.
Building a refuge for endangered seahorses so they can get down to business and boost their numbers.
COVID-19 lockdowns have put birds of prey and the endangered sturgeon at risk from poachers and poisoning.
Siberia is experiencing the destructive effects of climate change. And scientists say it's only going to get worse.
Researchers are investigating the appearance of pink ice at Italy's Presena Glacier, which could speed glacial melting.
Trees are crucial to life — they regulate ecosystems and clean air. But did you know they can also "talk" to each other?
The benefits of city trees, the dangers of ozone for growing crops, and Europe's largest urban farm.
A DW, Channels and Kwesé TV showcase of innovative and effective environmental concepts from Africa and Europe.
In the last decade the Kiziba seed bank has distributed tons of seeds to small-scale farmers in western Uganda.
Be inspired and find constructive solutions for the environmental challenges of today with this DW and Scroll.in collaboration.
An app is connecting people trying to get rid of dry leaves with those who need them for compost.
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