Charlotta Lomas

Journalist, Editor, Producer

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

Producer, presenter, editor and correspondent for Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster.


Living Planet: Unlocking the Ocean

Scientists predict large marine loss --- new techniques keep sharks at bay – and a surprising ingredient to gourmet coffee
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Living Planet: The value of waste

Energy and climate challenges in the Arctic -- Peru’s condors battle with a controversial tradition -- Discovering the hidden value of human waste -- and Nigeria pushes for renewable energies.
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GMO food law has flaws

As the European Parliament grants EU countries greater individual freedom over the use of genetically modified (GM) crops, DW talks to Greenpeace EU agriculture policy director, Marco Contiero for his view.
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Living Planet: Food for thought

The European Parliament passes GM food law -- Spain’s wolves make a comeback -- Green cracks emerge in Poland -- and Nigeria looks to renewable energy sources.
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Living Planet: The Solar Make-Over

London’s iconic phone box gets a solar make-over, reef checks help monitor coral reefs, Romania’s subsistence farms come under threat, and Rome’s tradition of eel-fishing nears an end.
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Living Planet: New Year Special

For this New Year special, we listen back at some more of our much-loved stories from 2014: Rescuing ugly fruit and vegetables from France’s rubbish bins, restoring Jamaica's threatened coral reefs, rebuilding Christchurch with climate change in mind, and conserving one of Australia's scariest creatures.
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Living Planet: Christmas Special

This week, we listen back to some of our favorite stories from 2014. Salt water ruins Vietnam’s rice fields, US drought-stricken farmers get creative, voices from the People's Climate March in New York, and Canada’s bears back in the firing line.
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Living Planet: fracking and illhealth

Alberta residents take fracking head on, Italy’s olive oil production is hit hard, the myth of New York City’s rats revealed, and could legalizing rhino horn trade help save the species from poaching?
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Living Planet: Energy avant garde

Environment activists under threat in UN climate venue Peru - Why European birds are in decline – Germany goes avant garde with energy solutions. And – Copenhagen's Lighting Lab shows cities how to reduce their carbon footprint.
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Living Planet: Emitting and Committing

Oil drilling a threat to Spain's Canary Islands - Saving Istanbul's parks from urban development - The cost of air pollution in the European Union -A look ahead to the World Climate Summit in Peru.
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Air pollution costing Europe billions

Air pollution is not only unhealthy but also expensive. Hans Bruyninckx of the European Environment Agency tells DW why. His agency's recent report shows staggering annual costs as a result of relatively few companies.
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Living Planet: The Population Debate

Could population control solve the problem of climate change? - Why South African rangers are trying to sell off their rhinos - How the Netherlands takes the concept of bicycle paths to a whole new level - And the latest from the World Parks Congress in Sydney.
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Charlotta Lomas

Charlotta Lomas is a multi-platform journalist with a Master of Journalism.

She currently works for Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster, as the environment editor, and producer and host of Living Planet.

Previously, she has worked as a freelance correspondent filing news and current affairs reports from Europe and Australia.

She speaks English, Dutch, French and German.



  • Editing
  • Hosting
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Print journalism
  • Film
  • Presenting for live broadcast
  • Documentary
  • Blogging
  • Online multimedia
  • Social Media
  • Photography
  • Producing