Cooking crickets, detoxifying clothes and a war over truffles. Join us for these stories and much more from both Africa and Europe.
Plastic is useful - for packaging, tires, clothing, and much else. But 2 percent of plastics produced end up in the ocean. It enters the food chain - even reaching us. A new analysis highlights the scale of the problem.
Africa’s eco-entrepreneurs can tackle poverty and climate change at a grassroots level. But, writes Lorna Rutto, the right policies and investment are needed if their creativity and innovation are to have an impact.
Tiny plastic particles from car tires and even clothing fabrics could be responsible for up to 30 percent of the plastic polluting our oceans, according to a new IUCN report. Is there anything we can do?
Ours has become a plastic planet. It is going to take some ingenious ideas to dig us out of our own mess. This week on eco@africa, we meet a man in Gabon who had grand plans to make roads from plastic bottles.
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