Biodiversity loss should be reduced, and intact ecosystems should be conserved or restored. In addition, deforestation should be halted, desertification combated, and poaching stopped.
All eyes on Lüderitz
Green hydrogen is set to bring prosperity to Namibia and propel the world towards a climate-neutral economy. We travel to the country’s south-west, where plans are under way for one of the world’s largest hydrogen plants.
In the world’s biggest mangrove forest, Bangladesh Forest Department rangers are focusing on preserving biodiversity. Digital tools are helping them to protect this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Germany is supporting the country in this work.
The Mekong River is a lifeline for millions of people in South-East Asia. In times of climate change, riparian countries are working hand in hand for sustainable use of the ecosystem – with Germany’s support.
Water is a precious resource in Central Asia. akzente visits Uzbekistan to see how it can be distributed sustainably and fairly – and how this enhances stability in the region in times of climate change.
An excursion to the area surrounding the La Tigra Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica illustrates how many people are working together in the interests of nature conservation – the private sector is also doing its bit for the green recovery.
In northern Mali, women smallholders are providing good and healthy food. Thanks to new vegetable varieties, goat farming and improved methods of growing rice, they are enhancing not only their income, but also their standing in the community.