The FoodLoop app aims to cut down food waste. It uses barcode information to show users where they can buy produce that has been put on special offer because it is approaching its sell-by date.
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.
An eco campaigner in Denmark was shocked at how much unsold food is just thrown away by supermarkets – so she set up an initiative to show consumers that "best before" doesn't mean "toxic after."
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
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.
Tanguar haor in Bangladesh is not just a place to hang your hammock; it's a unique wetland ecosystem, teeming with life. It also supports freshwater fisheries, contributing to the country's food production and security.
With its dramatic and beautiful coastline, Mexico's Baha Concepcion provides excellent photo opportunities as well as a quiet beaches to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Cairo's Al-Azhar Park is still going strong and changing its neighborhood for the better 12 years after it was first opened. Built on a rubbish heap, the park gives the crowded city some much-needed room to breathe.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
People around the world have pledged to plant 250,000 trees to counter the US President's "disgraceful" decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.
Greenland, home to the world's largest permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica, is being swept by wildfires. Scientists say global warming and increased plant cover are likely factors.
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