A loss of habitat, a taste for bush meat, and a desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In the late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
Join us for a very special 100th show! We discover a community gardening project, visit Africa's largest wind farm, get up close with chimpanzees and taste a drinking straw that's good enough to eat.
A loss of habitat, taste for bush meat and desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
This week, we visit an organic farmer doing battle with crows, find a use for invasive water hyacinth, ask if sharing is sustainable and check out a portable solar alternative to smelly generators.
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