Around a quarter of Europe’s power comes from nuclear energy, leaving waste that will remain radioactive for 100,000 years. Finland has found an answer to permanently storing this toxic legacy.
Britain is again hunting for a suitable site to store its highly radioactive nuclear waste after a previous attempt was blocked by residents. Rural areas could be given cash if they house the underground facility.
Prague has always been big on upping the Czech Republic’s nuclear power capacity, but less so on how to finance it. As Brussels looks on with dread, Moscow may be about to ferment more discord on the EU's eastern edges.
Nuclear power stations have been churning out radioactive waste for decades. At least 10 new reactors came online last year - making the question of long-term storage all the more pressing. There's no solution in sight.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a group rebuilding a national park in Mozambique, visit a vertical farm in Germany and see how Cameroon's biogas man is helping rural cookers save their environment.
Over the years eco@africa has looked into different and creative ways of farming. Here are five ideas that struck a chord and have the possibility to change lives in Africa and across the globe.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and deforestation, and help families save cash, with a solar-powered fix?
Biodiversity is under threat from development and climate change. Yet much of the planet's biodiversity isn't even known to science yet. Conservationists still struggle to find out what's really out there.
That the EU has to sue six countries for violating its air pollution levels demonstrates the vast power auto and energy lobbies exert over governments. But as usual, citizens are likely to bear the burden in the end.
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