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Experts around the world agree that bio-based products are essential for a sustainable society. Researchers are working hard to develop innovative projects such as regenerating human body parts out of wood fibres.
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Mount Rinjani dominates the landscape on the small Indonesian island of Lombok. It's a paradise for trekkers – but as an active volcano, Rinjani can be dangerous, reminding locals and visitors alike of nature's power.
Tropical Cyclone Gita, which recently devastated Tonga, has tracked south and brought damaging winds and torrential rain to New Zealand. A record hot summer has warmed ocean surfaces.
Seaweed is a global phenomenon and is often seen as either a plague or a blessing. Over the past 99 episodes, eco@africa has looked into the many uses of this marine plant — everything from superfood to clothing.
International investors have snapped up land in Peru, leaving many local farmers destitute.
Reforestation efforts in Nigeria, saving shea trees and aqua farming in South Africa. All this and more on eco@africa.
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