The fight to save Rwanda’s wetlands, and why Africa is losing its donkeys. Plus, a mobile power plant from Germany, and how seaweed farming in Northern Ireland is encouraging marine life.
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
At the UN climate conference in Bonn, an alliance of 20 countries pledged to rapidly phase out coal in the coming years. Germany has not joined the group — although the reasons for abandoning coal seem to be oiling up.
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
In many African countries people rely on dirty generators for power. Berlin start-up SunZilla offers an alterantive with its solar kits that can supply and store electricity for up to seven people.
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