The Watamu Marine Association is a local initiative to improve the environment at Watamu Beach in Kenya.
It's become a major source of employment for a poor community.
On this week's eco@africa, we sip green wine in South Africa, learn how soda cans can be turned into cooking pots and see how a group is trying to protect the world's last three white rhinos.
More than 40 countries, including China, France and Rwanda, have already put curbs on plastic bags - taxing, limiting their use. Kenya was the latest to get in line - with the harshest penalties to boot. A four-year jail sentence, for example. But especially small-scale vendors are worried about the new anti plastic laws impacting their livelihood.
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