- How to protect soil from future drought and heat waveson December 5, 2022
Healthy soil is critical for global food security as well as the thousands of species that call it home. On World Soil Day, DW looks at what can be done to protect soil in the face of drought and intensifying heat.
- Indigenous Australians win legal fight against gas projecton December 2, 2022
Tiwi people argued they should have been consulted before a massive gas drilling project started near their island, the Federal Court of Australia ruled. The ruling could slow other offshore projects.
- Prince William set to award 2022 Earthshot Prizeon December 2, 2022
A greenhouse in a box and a kelp forest restoration project are just two contenders in this year’s Earthshot environmental prize in Boston. Prince William will award five groups £1 million each to expand their projects.
- Defending the environment can be a death sentenceon December 1, 2022
More than 1,700 environmental and land defenders have been killed in the last decade. Most of them were Indigenous people — and most were in Latin America, a DW analysis shows.
- US cracks down on methane pollutionon November 29, 2022
The US has put forward draft rules that would cut emissions of natural gas. It’s part of a broader global push to limit the powerful planet-heating gas. But experts say it still may not be enough.
- Mauna Loa: World’s largest active volcano erupts in Hawaiion November 28, 2022
Authorities say flows of lava are not yet threatening local communities, but that it is impossible to predict how long the volcano’s first eruption in four decades would last.
- Talks begin on global treaty to curb plastic pollutionon November 28, 2022
Negotiators are meeting this week to start hammering out the details of a global agreement on plastic pollution. What’s on the table?
- Global trade rules against extinction: Do they work?on November 25, 2022
One million animal and plant species are critically endangered. An international convention is supposed to stop using trade restrictions.
- The environmental impact of Black Fridayon November 24, 2022
It’s that time of year again: the pre-Christmas consumer frenzy also known as Black Friday. During the biggest shopping event of the year, retailers slash their prices. But what does that mean for the environment?
- Does it make sense to switch to heat pumps in older buildings?on November 23, 2022
Driven by the energy crisis, demand for heat pumps is on the rise — even for older houses and buildings. Here’s a breakdown of whether it makes sense to switch.
- Pakistan’s Prime Minister accuses India of violating human rights in Kashmir, India hits back
- Walmart and Tata in talks to join hands to develop Tata Group’s “Super App”