Living Planet: Jul 17, 2014 by DW (English) published on 2014-07-19T23:45:53Z Spain's vultures face a grim future, garbage becomes gourmet food, and meet Germany's own 'stork father' Producer & presenter: Charlotta Lomas Studio director: Eliane Guilarducci Europe's vultures at riskIn 2013, Spain approved the use of the drug diclofenac in cattle. This drug is banned in some countries, including India, after it was found to kill the vultures who fed on the dead animals treated with the drug. Environmentalists fear use of the drug in Europe could decimate its vulture population. Report by Richard Murie, Barcelona. Tracking storks in GermanyThe southern German town of Böhringen is a pit stop for migratory white storks. Each year, these birds travel epically long distances, and scientists here are keeping track of them to ensure the species is protected. Report by Sonya Diehn, Böhringen. From garbage to gourmet foodDo you throw out food when it's reached its sell-by or use-by date? Unnecessary food waste is a major global problem, and now a group of enthusiasts in the British city of Leeds have set out to do something about it. Lars Bevanger has the details. Report by Lars Bevanger, Leeds. Climate talks add momentumThis week, Germany hosted the fifth Petersberg Climate Dialogue in preparation for the World Climate Conference in Peru at the end 2014. Ministers from all around the world attended the informal talks in Berlin to address the key issues in international climate policy. Christoph Bals, from Germanwatch gives his verdict on how the talks went. Interview: Charlotta Lomas.