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Cleaning up the environment, one beach at a time

Dr Valarmathy with the three other founders of the project, Chloe (in blue), Farah Ainn (back row, left) and Winnie (back row, right), with volunteer Olivia.

MOST people would probably feel that picking up trash is an unappealing activity, but not the eye doctor and nature lover Dr. Valarmathy Vaiyavari.

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27.12.2018 | 13:12

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‘We need nature, but nature doesn’t need us’

Belgium-based singer Lala Njava’s native Madagascar is facing a barrage of environmental problems threatening its unique biodiversity. She tells DW why she’s made it her mission to alert people to the dangers.

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19.11.2018 | 13:58

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The eco crisis lurking in your wardrobe

Sustainable fashion is becoming more mainstream thanks to eco-friendly fashion bloggers and industry heavyweights doing their bit. But the turbo consumerism of the fast fashion phenomenon remains a serious problem.

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18.09.2018 | 11:37

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Protecting Asia’s ‘mega gardeners’

Dr Wong Ee Phin, co-investigator of the MEME project

HER work requires her to venture deep into the jungle and includes collecting elephant dung. But Dr Wong Ee Phin takes it all in her stride, for her love for the gentle giants and their conservation fuels the passion for her work.

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28.07.2018 | 13:44

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A responsible citizen

Electronic waste is a menace all over the world.  We keep hoarding new gadgets and don’t know how to safely dispose the old and faulty ones. Unknowingly, toxic elements in the gadgets like lead, mercury and nickel add up to the levels of environmental pollution.

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09.10.2012 | 14:36

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