Poisonings, robberies and smuggling: Ever since white truffles became more valuable than gold, Italy's truffle collectors have been at war with each other.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how humans and wildlife are competing over space near the Serengeti, counting butterflies for climate change and making greener coal from banana skins. All this and more!
This week, we find out how to make wind energy with kites, explore how a German company is cashing in on e-waste and take a look at the threats Ethiopia's nomads are facing from climate change.
In this edition: why some Nigerians are turning to groups like Boko Haram in the face of climate change, visiting elephants in Malawi, and saving some 'ugly' food from the trash.
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 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!
"Our world is in distress from extreme weather events caused by climate change — destructive hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts, melting ice and changes to agriculture." — Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji
For a century, Russia's nature reserves — with the world's strictest wildlife protections — have been largely off-limits to humans. One of them, Kronotsky, boasts geysers, active volcanoes and 800 brown bears.
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The source of the radioactive cloud that hovered over Europe in early October is being narrowed down to the Urals. The Russian nuclear agency insists there has been no accident. Is it a cover-up?
Mumbai's beaches are covered in trash. While most people just complain, one man has set out to change that - and kicked off the largest beach clean-up project in the world.
There is growing global demand for acaí, an Amazonian berry with super powers so great that if grown sustainably, it can protect the rainforest while simultaneously being an economic boon.
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