Kenya’s Tana river once supplied water in abundance, but dams essential to the nation’s power supply are having devastating effects on rural communities. A film by Ruth Krause
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The quality and supply of water in India is under threat as the world's second-most populous country struggles with pollution and falling groundwater levels. DW talks to WRI's Tien Shiao on India's water challenges.
Nicaragua's government is building a massive canal that will connect the Pacific and Caribbean. Canal critics fear there will be confiscations of land, environmental mayhem and a job boom that will bypass the locals.
US President Barack Obama has vetoed legislation that would have green-lighted the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The project has been a bone of contention between environmentalists and the oil industry for years.
What do Ebola and terrorism have to do with turtles? Along the Kenyan coast, quite a bit. Both are causing numbers of tourists to drop - and the impacts on wildlife conservation could be severe.
Animals stealing food from other animals isn't unusual. But some also gang up on humans.
Climate change is set to impact agriculture and other key sectors of Southeast Asian economies along the Lower Mekong River Basin. The damage is set to cost up to $34 billion yearly, economist John Talberth tells DW.
India's air pollution is cutting the lives of 660 million people by about three years, a new study found. DW speaks to Nicholas Ryan, one of the study's authors, about how severe the country's air problems have become.
Environment stories from around the world
Mitigating climate change in Africa -- Living green in South Africa – Water scarcity in Kenya – And saving Africa’s anti-cancer tree.
The Cape Floristic Region is one of the biological wonders of the world. In 2004 it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A vital member of the fight to preserve that status is Brin, the only dedicated Conservation Detection Dog in South Africa.
Indepedent since 2002, East Timor is one of the world's newest nations. But when it comes to protecting the environment, it has a unique and ancient tradition to draw upon - the practice of tara bandu.
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