Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:36:38 GMT
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMTHow Germany's industrial heartland became a center for environmental projects and Europe's Green Capital 2017, and how residents transformed a trash-strewn Rio slum into an oasis of green development. Plus, an African soccer legend is tackling plastic waste.
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMTWe revisit some of our favorite musical stories of the last year: The lit-hopper behind the Rapper's Guide to Climate Chaos, scientists turning climate data into music, and how beatboxing with birds could help protect biodiversity.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 18:05:00 GMTWith most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:05:00 GMTChristmas is a time for friends, family, food - and rampant consumerism. This week, we explore the alternatives for a more sustainable Christmas, from picking the "greenest" tree to seeking out the coolest upcycled gifts - and wrapping them without contributing to the mountains of seasonal waste.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:00:00 GMTWater: we drink it, it gives us food and it's home to billions of creatures. But just how well do we look after our elixir of life?
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:55:00 GMTFighting to conserve the world's wonderful creatures, both big and small. And noisy animals, how we love the sound of some - but hate the sound of others.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:55:00 GMTNavajos battle uranium pollution in the United States, a Peruvian farmer sues a German energy giant for climate change, Kenyan fishermen face industrial competition from abroad, and South Korea's traditional divers could soon be a thing of the past.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:55:00 GMTWe get a taste for Italy's rare 'white gold' truffles, sample some fresh veggies grown under the sea, and ponder purity while sipping on a pint of German beer.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:55:00 GMTCalls for climate action, is it time for civil society to take the lead? Plus, the tragic tale of how a yellow cedar tree became a piano solo.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:55:00 GMTWhat a Trump victory means for climate policy, why big data could transform renewables, and how a tiny town became the vanguard of Germany's energy revolution.
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 18:55:00 GMTAs the Paris Agreement comes into force ahead of the COP22 climate conference in Marrakesh, DW asks the experts where the world is at with its ambitious climate goals.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:55:00 GMTWe take a close look at conservation efforts around the world - and find where there's conservation, there's usually conflict.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:55:00 GMTFrom recycling apps to slum toilets - Living Planet takes a look at some innovative solutions to tackling waste and pollution.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:55:00 GMTGerman "kohlfahrts" and chocolate dreams - why food matters.
Thu, 6 Oct 2016 17:55:00 GMTOur Earth has a fever! Can she sweat it out, now that there's a new doctor - the climate pact?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:55:00 GMTAs delegates convene at the CITES conference in South Africa, Living Planet takes a close look at the global problem of illegal wildlife trade.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:15:00 GMTHundreds of tons of toxic waste were illegally dumped in Ivory Coast in 2006. Ten years on, locals there are still feeling the effects of the contamination. Plus, Poland's fight against killer weeds and the challenge of keeping the remote Arctic clean.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:53:00 GMTFrom paving paradise to recreating it, we go back to Eden.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 13:34:00 GMTClimate change forces indigenous Kuna to leave their island – Fossil fuels are a bad investment, says the Climate Tracker Initiative – Do we have to stop growing to survive? And is woman-power the way forward to save our wild animals from extinction?
Thu, 1 Sep 2016 14:37:00 GMTThe weird and wonderful ways that people in Germany are living sustainably.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:05:00 GMTFrom disaster recovery to tackling deforestation, we explore how green tactics are being used around the world.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:02:00 GMTFrom criminal minds to blood-sucking vampires, we uncover the dark side of the animal kingdom.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:11:00 GMTBy 2050, it's expected there'll be some 9 billion mouths to feed globally. We hear how people around the world are striving for food security, albeit in sometimes curious ways.
Thu, 4 Aug 2016 13:46:00 GMTIs Olympics host Brazil being fair to its indigenous people? Canadian First Nations fight to keep condominiums off a site they consider to be sacred - and a look at the planet's giant eco-footprint on Earth Overshoot Day.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:33:00 GMTChimps, gardeners of the forest, meet old friend Jane Goodall – tree-lovers in Scotland replant the Highlands –sustainable agroforestry brings a better life to villagers in India – and Canadian kids visit a rainforest.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:31:00 GMTThis week we take a dip into the turbulent waters of debate over the post-Brexit future of the British fishing industry, and Rio's polluted Guanabara Bay, where locals warn Olympic sailors will be racing through raw sewage. Plus, how Finland is turning to its choppy seas for reliable green power, and what the EU is doing to protect its marine ecosystems.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:44:00 GMTThis week, we plunge into the ocean around the globe, sailing out to coral reefs in Hawaii, swimming with sharks in South Africa and testing the thickness of the sea ice in Arctic Canada. And DW talks to studio guest Susan Avery, renowned scientist and expert on the ocean.
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 11:17:00 GMTNot enough food to eat, no clean air to breathe, too much traffic and dirty, polluted water - July 11 marks World Population Day. Join Living Planet in taking a look at the challenges of ensuring the survival of the more than 7 billion people on the planet.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:40:00 GMTIt's a special focus on climate change in the developing world as we report on the European Development Days. We meet the musicians bringing people together through music for sustainable use of the world's longest river. Conference-goers tell us what climate change really means for them. And we interview the president of Mauritius on how climate change is affecting this island nation.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:00:00 GMTAt the southern-most tip of New Zealand, conservationists have spent the last few months working day and night to save the world's heaviest – and strangest – parrot, the kakapo. There are only 123 birds left in the world. The "parrot of the night" is nocturnal and breeds only every few years. This year's chicks are having their genome sequenced to save the birds from extinction.