Cameroon's Oku forest is under threat from logging. Teaching local children about the forest's value and offering locals sustainable income - for example selling the Oku's unique white honey - could help save it.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how humans and wildlife are competing over space near the Serengeti, counting butterflies for climate change and making greener coal from banana skins. All this and more!
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.
Cairo's Al-Azhar Park is still going strong and changing its neighborhood for the better 12 years after it was first opened. Built on a rubbish heap, the park gives the crowded city some much-needed room to breathe.
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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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.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
"It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart." - Rainer Maria Rilke, German poet
A season of beginnings, renewal and growth: Spring has sprung in the southern hemisphere, bringing a fresh start after the winter months.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Underwater shellfish farts produce 10 percent of greenhouse gases released in the Baltic Sea, a new study shows. This could be a concern as aquaculture - and the polluting practices that go along with it - expands.
Australia's government has rejected a clean energy plan that would have forced electricity companies to source a percentage of their power from renewables. Conservation groups say the decision is a huge mistake.
In Suriname, sloths are falling victim to deforestation. The peace-loving animals with a reputation for being lazy are turning up injured and confused in the city. One animal sanctuary is trying to protect them.
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