Protecting biodiversity and ensuring sustainable food production: that’s Joshua Konkankoh’s mission. His eco village combines local materials with permaculture techniques to create a community space fit for the future.
Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.
In Cameroon's Korup National Park, groups are seeking to overcome the 'conservation or communities' conundrum by promoting sustainable forestry and wildlife management. But it's no easy task.
Did human-made warming cause Peru's devastating flooding? Why alien eucalyptus trees have caused havoc in Cameroon, and is the weed killer glyphosate really safe for humans and the environment?
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 our beautiful planet are swathes of nature battling for their survival – one of these are the coral reefs near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, where bleaching has wrought devastation.
"You have to create that happy moment between the farmer and wildlife and you have to do that by educating them so that they become conservationists and that’s the way to move forward." - Kioko Mwitiki, Kenyan eco-artist
On this week's eco@africa, we see how technology helps avoid human-lion conflict in Kenya, how animal epidemics are being tackled in Malawi, and what it’s like to live in an urban 'treehouse.' All this and much more!
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Fire threatens Spain's Doñana National Park - but this is only one of numerous pressures endangering natural reserves in Europe. Poor conservation practice is making the protected label fail across the continent.
In the Serengeti National Park, animals and humans increasingly have to compete for scarce resources such as land and water. So who gets them in the end?
As organic beekeeping spreads like wildfire across eastern Zimbabwe, the industrious little insects are helping to preserve forests and prevent woodland fires.
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