Charlotta Lomas

Journalist, Editor, Producer

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

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


Living Planet: Africa

Mitigating climate change in Africa -- Living green in South Africa – Water scarcity in Kenya – And saving Africa’s anti-cancer tree.
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Living Planet: Environmental Surprises

Uncovering ancient civilizations in the Amazon using drones – pet ownership of lemurs threatens the primate's existence – And what happens to marine life in the Arctic polar night?
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Living Planet: Local Initiatives

Indian farmers find innovative ways to combat drought, Malawians adopt climate-smart agricultural practices, Paris puts a ban on diesel cars, and rituals help East Timor protect its environment.
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'Sitting on the cliff of a species extinction'

A report published in the journal Science this month analyzed the health of global marine populations and the impact humans are having on it. DW talked to the study's lead author Douglas McCauley who says it’s not all doom and gloom.
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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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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