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Alisa Atkinson has built a unique home for herself in southern Belize. Her 'Earthship' is energy self-sustaining. The walls are made from recyclable materials, including hundreds of bottles.
Water is a valuable commodity in Tunisia, especially in the region of Kairouan, one of the hottest in Tunisia. Rain is getting scarcer and scarcer. Better water management could help dispel tensions and anxiety among the farmers.
Workers at German slaughterhouses have contracted the coronavirus en masse. Most of them are Eastern European migrants. The pandemic has once again shed light on their inhumane living and working conditions.
Coronavirus has also impacted the car industry, with demand and sales slumping. German-Italian automotive supplier Zender switched production and is now making protective masks.
French scientists are looking for ways to protect albatrosses from swallowing hooks on fishing nets. Some trawlers still ignore the regulations seeking to prevent these fatal encounters.
Villages across Russia are emptying as people flock to the cities. More than 20,000 have been entirely abandoned. Nevertheless, Rafgat Abzalov stayed put in Kirillo-Karmasan, even after everyone else had left.
Emerging from ancient trade routes, globalization has seen supply chains spread around the world and set millions of people in motion. But environmental and social problems are also on the rise. A historical look at how globalization happened.
Frontline medical workers in Moscow talk about lack of protection in the fight against COVID-19. A doctor and a nurse talk about the difficulties they face at work every day.
UK health officials expressed alarm after people flocked to British beaches. A heatwave saw large crowds packing popular resorts, fueling fears the coronavirus could spread. The government is threatening to close beaches if restrictions aren't obs...
The reproduction number 'R' is used to determine how fast the coronavirus spreads through a given community. But what exactly does this number mean? And what is its significance? Professor Dirk Brockmann of Berlin's Humboldt University explains.
A meat-processing plant has become epicenter of Germany's coronavirus outbreak. To stem the spread, authorities have massively restricted public life in the town of Gutersloh and a neighboring district. How was the virus able to spread so quickly?
Dirk Brockmann from Germany's Robert Koch Institut talks to DW about why New Zealand was so successful in containing the coronavirus outbreak compared to Brazil.
The number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria nearly doubled in June. Fear of the pandemic is driving many to do their business online. Some firms operating in the digital economy are seeing rising demand.
How will the COVID-19 pandemic change our lives and our way of working? Futurist Tristan Horx says the coronavirus offers opportunities, too. Are his forecasts merely utopian?
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, European companies with long supply chains are looking vulnerable. Overreliance on production in just one country can cause problems. Global supply chains are increasingly seen as a liability. What is the alte...
Coronavirus and lockdown have had a profound effect on nearly all businesses worldwide - in many different ways. For some it's been a catastrophe, for others an opportunity. Company leaders in lockdown around the world ask: what can be done?
The rococo castles Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Bruhl are among the most important palace buildings of the 18th century. Let us show you the UNESCO World Heritage Site from a drone's perspective.
Could riding a bike be the best way to protect yourself from coronavirus? It keeps you away from crowded public transport, keeps you fit and lets you feel free. Cities are reacting by quickly expanding bike lanes.
The pandemic may be a disaster for his business, but Simi Simsek still loves to drive his taxi. He's a resourceful Berliner who's seen a few things in his cab over the years. But sometimes, he still loses his cool.
Not only in the U.S.A., but in Germany, too, people encounter discrimination based on their skin color. What are the lives of Afro-German youngsters and women like? Where do they run into racism, and how can their rights be better protected?