Every year, billions of drinking straws end up in rubbish dumps — or worse in our oceans. But a German startup is trying to change that by making drinking straws that you can eat.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet musicians rapping about rubbish in Ghana, kids catapulting 'seedballs' to regenerate Kenya's forests and designers bringing new life to old car tires in Nigeria.
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.
Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.
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