Senegalese fishermen are under threat from foreign trawlers, which are accused of taking twice their permitted catch. This not only robs locals of their livelihoods but upsets the marine ecosystem.
Another boat containing dead bodies has been found floating off the coast of Northern Japan. It is the fourth vessel discovered this month and officials suspect they all originated in North Korea. Julian Ryall reports.
On holiday islands like Mallorca, many hawkers from Africa sell sunglasses, bracelets and other knickknacks to holidaymakers on the beach. But while the tourists relax, live is harsh for the hawkers, many of whom are illegal migrants. And many get deported.
Senegal goes to the polls Sunday: It's seen as a mainly stable and peaceful country, with a democratically elected president. It's also taking part in international programs in the hope of boosting the economy - and discouraging its young people from trying to travel to Europe.
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 visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
It’s more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food. We talked to biologist Gaelle Fehlmann to find out more about this human-baboon conflict in the city.
The eye of Africa is a huge rock formation in the Sahara that is visible from space. But some mystery still surrounds its origins.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Two years on from the Paris Agreement, a summit in the French capital has mobilized investors to fight global warming. But critics say that when it comes to government funding, France in particular needs to do more.
The melting of small ice shelves surrounding Antarctica could lead to even bigger melt of glaciers hundreds of kilometers inland, compounding sea-level rise.
Each and every snowflake floating down from the sky is different. Or, at least it's very unlikely that two of them are the same. How is that possible? Let's have a look at how snowflakes are created.
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