Poachers have their eyes on the grazing elephants at home in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. But neighboring Maasai and the African Wildlife Foundation are teaming up to protect the animals.
This week on eco@africa, we have stories about a green car wash in Cameroon, a powerful cotton wool that could clean up oil spills and a self-charging bike. And we go in search of a rare frog.
Human encroachment is endangering grazing elephants at home in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. But neighboring Maasai and safari tour operators are teaming up to protect the animals.
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?
Kenyan artist Kioko Mwitiki’s life-sized scrap metal sculptures won him global acclaim. He tells DW about his art's impact, scavenging and environmental challenges facing Africa as it becomes the 'factory of the world.'
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