An Abuja radio campaign is encouraging listeners to recycle, go green and think responsibly about waste, though drama and skits with an eco-friendly message.
This week, we meet a group cashing in on waste in Nigeria, explore how satellite technology is saving Ugandan coffee crops, and learn about the trials of settling bison in the Carpathian Mountains.
Having spotted the financial potential in waste, a Nigerian initiative has turned ist hand to recycling. But that's not all. The organisers are also teaching others to do the same.
We find eco inspiration in Kenya’s recycled pencils and the Berlin restaurant serving up food that was headed for the trash. Plus, will Zulu warriors switch to fake fur to save the leopard?
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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.
If you're looking for a DIY way to avoid any lunchtime packaging waste, here's an idea for you. All you need is an old plastic bag, an old t-shirt or such like, and a few minutes at a sewing machine. Easy.
Europe throws away 88 million tons of food each year, while globally 800 million people face malnutrition. Now, a Berlin restaurant is showing we can do better, dishing up tasty meals from produce headed for the trash.
A bog may not sound like a thing of beauty. But peat marshes like Fochteloërveen in the Netherlands are not only home to unique flora – they also protect our climate by locking in carbon dioxide.
How many great plans start out as ideas sketched in graphite? Globally, we get through 14 billion pencils each year. Now, Kenyan entrepreneurs are producing eco-friendly pencils from recycled newspaper.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
New legislation in Brazil has proposed to reduce or eliminate several Amazon conservation areas. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has suggested the bill may be linked to efforts to mine for resources.
The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in 2010 caused an environmental disaster. But an oil spill like that could happen again, scientists say. Will they be able to prevent worse in the future?
Coral reefs are dying and there is no global plan to save them…until now. Scientists want to focus on saving 50 of the most important reefs to help them survive climate change.
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