Protecting vulnerable wildlife
17 November 2023 | 1:57 pm
Bereket Brehanu runs a private zoo that houses wild animals. Previously, Bereket was unemployed, but with a strong determination to protect wildlife, he created an animal sanctuary.
1 Oct 2022
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Slovakia will have Polish and Czech fighter jets protect its airspace as it gives up its old Soviet-made MiGs. The NATO allies are chiming in to uphold the eastern flank until Slovakia receives new jets in 2024.
9 Sep 2022
Since the beginning of the war, German and Ukrainian art historians have been meeting online to discuss the protection of cultural assets, as well as personal fates.
23 Sep 2022
Plants struggle to produce nectar and pollen during heatwaves, limiting the pollinating power of bees or butterflies. Researchers are finding ways for agriculture to adjust to a hotter world.
1 Oct 2022
Hacking attacks on power grids, telecom networks, or governments can paralyze entire societies. That makes them a powerful military weapon, as the war in Ukraine demonstrates. How can countries protect themselves?
9 Oct 2022
Officials have set out what is being called an "ambitious" plan aimed at protecting Australia's unique plants and animals. The government wants to set aside 30% of land for conservation as part of the effort.
3 Dec 2022
Grace Jonathan was devastated when she was confirmed HIV positive. Young and pregnant, the 22-year-old also became suicidal after her fiancé abandoned her. Today, she has a healthy 8-month-old baby, thanks to an early test and routine drugs.
9 Dec 2022
Delegates at a global summit on international trade in endangered species have voted to protect more than 50 shark species threatened with extinction – because of overfishing.
MONUSCO and the Congolese army want to counter the movements of the M23 rebels in the North-Kivu region as swiftly as possible, while Rwanda continues to deny its support of the group.
DW Exclusive: A teenage whistleblower is suing basketball's world governing body for failing to protect her from retaliation after she reported widespread sexual abuse by former officials of Mali's national team.
After 20 years working for a big IT firm and spending his vacations connecting with the natural world, Gautum Shah decided to quit his job and use his skills to do something he truly cared about: preserving wildlife. His production company Internet of Elephants makes games using real conservation data. The idea is to boost preservation efforts by helping people feel closer to wild animals.
Countries now have to formally adopt and ratify the treaty. Then the work will start to implement the marine sanctuaries and to attempt to meet the target of protecting 30% of global oceans by 2030.
Talking Europe interviews Irene Tinagli, who chairs the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, and is a prominent member of Italy's Democratic Party (PD). She calls for the completion of the EU's Banking Union to protect people's deposits, and for an EU budget that is up to the challenges the bloc faces today.
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At COP28 in Dubai, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for a phase out of fossil fuels, the US announced $3 billion in new climate funding and France pushed for nuclear energy as a way to reduce emissions.
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South Korea has been ramping up its surveillance capabilities in order to gain a strategic edge over North Korea. The move comes after North Korea launched a satellite of its own in violation of UN resolutions.
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Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
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Britain and Rwanda have inked a new treaty aimed at rescuing failed plans for the UK to deport asylum-seekers. A top court ruling had blocked the policy, saying it violated human rights laws enshrined in UK legislation.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
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