When it's finished, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be Africa's largest hydroelectric plant. But not everyone is happy about its construction.
This week on eco@africa, we have stories about a green car wash in Cameroon, a powerful cotton wool that could clean up oil spills and a self-charging bike. And we go in search of a rare frog.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Clothing Bank in South Africa; see how plastic is filling up our oceans and learn about sustainable bookmaking in Ethiopia. This and much more!
Join us in Zanzibar, where climate change is threatening the seaweed industry. Plus: Making paper out of grass, fashioning handbags from plastic waste and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
A polar bear can barely walk through an Arctic landscape almost void of ice. The photographer has said his team members were "pushing through their tears" to film the scene.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
Across western Africa, people in rural communities are taking the future into their own hands with local initiatives to fight climate change and pollution, and improve public health and education.
You're very unlikely to find two snowflakes that look exactly the same. These are the basic shapes.
This week on eco@africa: massive moorlands in Congo, baboon break-ins and traditional African veggies.
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