Solar panels on roofs are commonplace, but can the sunlight that hits building facades be used to generate power? Researchers at the University of Kassel say "yes".
In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and deforestation, and help families save cash, with a solar-powered fix?
Overfishing on Africa's Lake Victoria has left many local fishermen struggling to survive. Two Kenyan siblings want to revive the industry with an environmentally friendly fish farm and solar energy.
Despite major backlash from conservationists, the Tanzanian government plans to start building a hydropower dam inside a UNESCO-protected wildlife reserve this July. More than 2.6 million trees face the chop.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit Zimbabwe, where textile waste is being turned into stationery, check out efforts to save Manta rays, and meet kids in South Africa who are learning about nature through photography.
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