Environmentalists have set up camp in the Hambach forest to protect the land from being cleared by its owner, the RWE power generation company, that wants to mine the valuable coal buried underneath.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient Amazonian techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
Thousands of protesters forced their way into Germany's massive Hambach strip mine in an effort to pressure politicians on the eve of a global climate summit in Bonn. The demonstration ended peacefully.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
Nneota Egbe has spent the past eightyears as an anchor, reporter and producer for Channels Television in Lagos, Nigeria. Sharon Momanyi is currently working with KTN as a reporter and anchor in Nairobi, Kenya.
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