The Danube Delta is Romania’s last natural refuge. In the past, it’s been threatened by artificial land reclamation and the planned construction of major industrial plants. Now the area’s remaining residents want to protect it through eco-tourism.
During the communist era, parts of the Danube Delta wetlands were drained for farming. It was an environmental disaster. Now residents are turning to ecotourism to revive wildlife.
The Czech Parliament has passed a new National Park law which gives priority to nature protection. Tourists however will still be able to explore and discover the little known places in the four national parks.
Ten years after joining the EU, both Bulgaria and Romania are suffering from an exodus of skilled workers. But the brain drain has been a brain gain for Germany.
Green safaris in Botswana, forest honey in Cameroon and tracking lions in Nairobi. All this and much more on this week's eco@africa.
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