Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
Living Planet revisits some of our most memorable animal moments of 2015. We're in Thailand to talk to an entrepreneur who feeds coffee beans to elephants and charges a premium for what comes out. In Spain, the lynx is making a comeback. Plus, we hear about bee highways in Norway, and the dogs in Democratic Republic of Congo working to protect endangered mountain gorillas from poachers.
After the climate extravaganza in Paris: Greenpeace chief Kumi Naidoo says people, not politicians are the key to a fossil-free future. How a trip to the Arctic ultimately led environmentalist Cara Augustenborg to the Paris conference. And: Why Santa Claus and those reindeer of his also have to do their bit for the climate.
Climate activist Bill McKibben on the role of civil society and the climate justice movement, how business and technological innovation are driving decarbonization and the effects of climate change: rising seas in Asia. DW's Living Planet comes to you from COP21 in Paris.
This week on Living Planet, rising seas threaten the UK's Isles of Scilly, Antarctica’s sea ice melts as temperatures warm, we meet Germany's 2015 environment prize winner, & we follow climate pilgrims on their journey through Europe.
Young activists in Canada are encouraging their new prime minister to walk the talk on cutting emissions. DW’s Global Ideas takes out a prestigious Deutsche Umwelthilfe prize and how changing our building style can help the environment. Plus, market shoppers in South Africa have a clear message for the politicians gearing up for the Paris climate summit.
As Australia's bushfire season starts early this summer, scientists warn it's just a taste of what's to come from climate change. Residents of the Sundarbans are forced to flee as rising seas inundate their homes. Plus, why climate change is worse for women.