Germans protest industrial scale farming, while Venezuela explores urban agriculture. In Cape Town, farmers battle drought and water waste. And why coconuts have become an election issue in India.
Cape Town is suffering a record drought. The mayor's office is offering advice to citizens on how to conserve water and police are targeting water wasters with fines in some cases.
Cape Town's water supply is running low. The city has introduced emergency restrictions and is threatening wasters with fines and court. But it needs a long-term solution to deal with future droughts, say experts.
Germans protest industrial scale farming, while Venezuela seeks to solve its food crisis with urban agriculture. In Cape Town, farmers battle drought and water waste. And why coconuts have become an election issue in India.
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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Pollution and overfishing at Lake Malawi threatened to end its national park’s Unesco world natural heritage status. Now locals are trying to undo the environmental harm.
Increasing demand for palm oil, used in cleaning products, cosmetics and foodstuffs, is having a disastrous impact on the environment. Now a laboratory in Britain has managed to develop a substitute.
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At climate change talks in Berlin, Germany and China have called for the US to remain a party to the Paris climate accord. US President Donald Trump has said the US might pull out, having called global warming a hoax.
A New York university's annual list of the 10 most bizarre new species discovered in the animal and plant kingdoms has been topped by a mini spider named after a hat from the "Harry Potter" series.
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