Recycling doesn’t have a long history in Kenya. But for the last five years, Taka Taka Solutions has been doing its bit in communities rich and poor, companies, schools and private homes.
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.
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management — crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
Education and fighting poverty are key to combatting the effects of extreme weather, says Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a group rebuilding a national park in Mozambique, visit a vertical farm in Germany and see how Cameroon's biogas man is helping rural cookers save their environment.
Over the years eco@africa has looked into different and creative ways of farming. Here are five ideas that struck a chord and have the possibility to change lives in Africa and across the globe.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Protests and opposition from the provincial government of British Columbia have shut down construction of a pipeline planned to carry oil from Alberta to BC - but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to fight back.
A fresh study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare has highlighted the vast quantity of live animals and their body parts that are available for sale online and the threat this poses to their survival.
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?
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