This week, recycling plastic waste into furniture, and old tires into stylish shoes. Plus, giraffes bounce back in Niger, Morocco’s first solar-powered mosque and eco-ideas for the future of farming.
This week, eco@africa takes a look at extreme weather around the world. We meet South Africans dealing with drought, Germans coming to terms with flooding, and an international team searching for rain in Burkina Faso.
Investment in renewable energy continues to grow at a record pace as countries look to move away from fossil fuel-based power production to eco-friendly generation. Over half of world's new solar capacity is in China.
Solomon Sodeinde, who recently picked up a DW blogging award for a photo series on oil pollution in the Niger Delta, writes about environmental issues in Nigeria. Here he shares his favorite African environment blogs.
Nneota Egbe is a veteran host at eco@africa. He reveals what he's learned in that time, describes some memorable moments and explains what Africans and Europeans can learn from each other regarding the environment.
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