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Deutsche Welle - Environment

Climate strikers are back on the streets -- School strikers across the world are demanding urgent action on climate change.

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Global climate strikers take on inactive leaders -- As citizens the world over shout for bold climate action, it's time for leaders to get real, says DW's Tamsin Walker.

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How successful are international climate efforts? -- China has joined the EU in presenting new plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Australia's dingo identity crisis -- Is the dingo a dangerous feral dog or integral part of Australia's unique native ecosystem?

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Realizing visions - a talent campus in Uganda -- The Social Innovation Academy, SINA, helps young people realize their vocational dreams.

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'Wildfires are climate fires' -- Calls are growing to refer to 'climate fires' instead of wildfires in the face of climate denial.

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Indonesia: Mushroom leather fashion -- Adi Reza Nughoro and his startup Mycotech make leather from mushrooms.

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Africa prepares for green energy shift -- Mohamed Adow of Power Shift Africa explains how the continent can embark on a journey toward a green future.

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Thailand: How to avoid getting stuck in traffic -- Spending hours a day stuck in traffic jams is normal for Bangkok's commuters. But there's a growing number of alternativ

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What fewer people on the planet would mean for the environment -- Overconsumption, not overpopulation, drives climate change. A projected decline in fertility could see the world's population peak in just four decades, with Japan and Spain halving in size.

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India wedded to coal even as solar prices plummet -- India has among the lowest solar power prices in the world and its Paris commitments to cut emissions have been lauded. But with no plans to give up coal, the huge economy's emissions are only set to rise.

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Coronavirus pandemic delays Earth Overshoot Day by three weeks -- The day humanity exceeds Earth's biocapacity this year, Earth Overshoot Day, falls on August 22, three weeks later than in 2019. The shift is due to the pandemic, but can the contraction happen by design, not disaster?

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The toxic threat of ozone at ground level -- Scientists are trying to halt the alarming damage to global food crops caused by ground-level ozone.

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The real price of our groceries -- If the true environmental costs were part of the price tag, food in Germany would have to be much more expensive.

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Wildfires: Can we adapt to live with them? -- Fires linked to climate change are increasing in severity and frequency in many parts of the world. California, Australia and Brazil are burning. Can we live alongside fires, or will they force communities to relocate?

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Toxic gas released after Beirut explosion, residents ask how bad is it? -- Nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate pumped massive pollution into the air of Lebanon's capital last month. Some worry the post-blast cleanup is worsening the problem.

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Gandhi and green democracy: The evolution of eco-Swaraj -- Swaraj, a philosophy of self-determination and collective decision-making, inspired Gandhi's struggle for independence. Now it's informing bottom-up approaches to protecting people and the planet.

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Changing the grammar of our behavior -- Germany's leading transformation researcher Maja Göpel explains how to change our world for the better of all.

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World fails to meet biodiversity targets: UN -- The world has failed to meet any of the 20 biodiversity targets set by the UN.

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Saving turtles from poaching -- Locals, tourists and police in Ivory Coast have joined forces to help protect turtle eggs from illegal poaching.

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Colombia: Guardians of the spectacled bear -- The spectacled bear is native to the Andes. But poaching, rapid urban growth and increasing deforestation in Colombia have been forcing the animal to look for new habitats.

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Orangutans face a new threat: the coronavirus -- Once captive orangutans learn how to live in the wild again at Sumatra's ape school. But the COVID-19 pandemic has made teaching our close cousins difficult. They're open to catching the virus too.

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When will Africa see the eco benefits of 5G? -- Expanding fast, reliable internet access across Africa will bring advantages for society, business — and the climate.

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Little room for climate change in US election -- Despite the high stakes, climate change has so far taken a back seat in the upcoming presidential vote.

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Vanessa Nakate: 'Many people are not yet aware of the dangers of climate change'

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Portuguese youth activists sue 33 countries over climate change

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Tackling cigarette butt pollution -- Every year, more than 4.5 trillion discarded cigarette butts end up in our planet's natural habitats and waterways.

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Facial cancer threatens Tasmanian devils

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11 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT TREES

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Some hope for recovery as extinction Red List grows

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How coronavirus might change farming

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World Turtle Day: 10 cool facts about turtles

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Creatures great and small -- From the miniscule mosquito to the mighty whale — and some creatures in-between.

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A DW, Channels and NTV Uganda showcase of innovative and effective environmental concepts from Africa and Europe.

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Flip-flops made from algae -- A new multipurpose material made from algae could turn out to be a good alternative to conventional plastics.

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Be inspired and find constructive solutions for the environmental challenges of today with this DW and Scroll.in collaboration.

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Thailand: How to avoid getting stuck in traffic -- Spending hours a day stuck in traffic jams is normal for Bangkok's commuters. But there's a growing number of alternativ

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