Topic: Ecology

Iranians gather on the iconic Khaju Bridge over the Zayandeh Rud river in Isfahan, on 16 May 2022 (photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP)

Water mismanagement in Iran

Drought and diversions – pulling the plug on Isfahan

A boy cools off while sitting in a water tub along the roadside on a hot summer day in New Delhi on 22.05.2022 (photo: AFP)

Climate change in Southeast Asia

India's severe heat wave a risk to millions

 Sudanse workers test a new electric tuk-tuk (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP)

Sustainable transport

Sudan's e-tuktuk revolution

Hydroelectric power station in Jinghong, China (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East

Water resources – another conflict trigger?

Young Iraqi volunteers take part in a cleanup campaign on the banks of the Tigris River, a rare environmental project in the war-battered country (photo: Sabah ARAR AFP)

Iraq's clean-up ambassadors

Tigris makeover as first green projects take root

View of a lake, with mountains behind and an island in the middle distance (photo: Qantara)

Iran’s disappearing wetlands

Celebrating iftar during Ramadan

Reduce waste of all kinds this Ramadan

Stray cat stares at a takeaway menu in Istanbul, Turkey (photo: Volkan Kisa)

Cat capital Istanbul

What to do about Turkey's strays?

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a coalition of several farmers' organisations, declares the end of protests in New Delhi (photo: Mayank Makhija/Nur Photo/picture-alliance)

Muslims, Hindus & Sikhs

India's anti-BJP groundswell

After extreme drought not much is left of Syria's West Lake, once an important reservoir (photo: Daniela Sala/DW)

Arab world

Conflict and climate change drive Syria's water crisis

Benjamin Idriz is imam of the Islamic community in Penzberg and chairman of the "Munich Forum for Islam" (photo: Astrid Schmidhuber/imago images)

Islam in Germany

Imam Idriz – "We need to allow controversial discussion"

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Tourists ride an electric cart, during their trip to Jordan‘s famed ancient city of Petra, some 230km south of the capital Amman, on 27 October 2021 (photo: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)

Greening tourism in the Arab world

E-buggies replace horse carts at Jordan's Petra

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