Millions of tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean each year. But where does it end up? A UK initiative is deploying drones to find out.
Concern over plastic pollution is gathering momentum at a startling pace in the UK. But behind headline-grabbing gestures from government, citizens are taking the problem into their own hands.
Plastic pollution has become a major problem for the planet. One French entrepreneur is trying to fight the scourge with a 100 percent biodegradable water bottle.
After the EU unveiled a high-profile push to rid the continent of plastic waste, now companies like McDonald's, Costa and Evian are announcing their own initiatives. Can this help solve the world's plastic trash problem?
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"Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and it's one we can prevent" — Stephen Hawking, Physicist
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.
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.
Bubbles of highly-flammable methane frozen in iced-over lakes are a strange yet stunning natural phenomenon – but can be dangerous if popped. They also harbor problems for the environment.
The Caribbean island Cozumel off the Mexican coast is looking to combine mass tourism and nature conservation.
On this week's eco@africa, we discover underwater gardens in Kenya and visit Rwanda a decade after its plastic ban.
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