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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Merle Becker

Merle Becker is an occasional reporter for D+C/E+Z.

All articles of Merle Becker

Daily Life

Motherhood in Burundi

A working mother of five reports how she organises childcare despite expensive day-care in Burundi


Unmanned and threatening

Universities in the USA criticise Washington's drone strikes in Pakistan

Adaptation to climate change

Taming the dragon

Too little is being done to adapt countries to climate change – especially in Africa

Environmental sustainability

Rural potential

How climate protection depends on smarter agriculture

Sustainable urbanisation

600,000 jobs in China

UNEP chief says sustainability matters in view of rapid urbanisation


Following the Arab Spring example

Ugandan protest movement “walks to work”

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