The impact of climate change is becoming evident in Alaska faster and more dramatically than anywhere else on earth. Deutsche Welle reporter Irene Quaile visited Alaska with the Climate Change College.
Beef, chicken, or dairy--which is worse for the environment? A new report shows that giving up beef will help reduce our carbon footprint. DW spoke with co-author Ron Milo at the Weizmann Institute of Science.
Germany’s environment ministry believes it’s unlikely Germany will meet its 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goals. They say the country will come up seven percent short, but critics say it could be even worse.
Researchers meeting in Cameroon have warned that Africa could lose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century because of global warming, population growth and unregulated development.
Bee populations are in decline, forcing some farmers to pollinate crops by hand. DW spoke with Dave Goulson, a bumblebee specialist at the University of Sussex, about how to face this threat to the global food supply.
When sources of protein were scarce in Vietnam, insects became part of the local diet. But now dishes like roasted silkworms and fried crickets are more of a novelty. DW correspondent Marianne Brown visited a trendy insect restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City.
The country’s Federal Environmental Agency says the risk associated with fracking is too big. Ministries involved are pushing for an initial ban on the practice until 2021.
Social media paves the way for online activism in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas.
For marine biologist Barbara Gratzer, the black-blotched stingray is one of the most graceful creatures of the Maldives.
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