A trip to the barbershop in Lagos can often end with a power cut instead of a haircut. Now a green energy firm is offering affordable solar panels that will provide stylists with free electricity.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how Nigeria is dealing with its e-trash, visit wind farms in the Cape Verde islands and a conservationist in Rwanda who is looking after gorillas. All this and much more!
Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer.
After decades of relying primarily on coal-fired power, Australia has begun investing in a number of large-scale solar farms as it begins its transition to renewable energy. Economic factors are a primary driver.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
This vast expanse of shimmering white may look like snow or ice. It's actually salt - and lots of it.
Two African countries try to beat back rising sea levels, Senegal's president talks green energy and a prehistoric fish makes a comeback in Germany. All this and much more on this week's eco@africa.
On our beautiful planet are swathes of nature battling for their survival – one of these are the coral reefs near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, where bleaching has wrought devastation.
"You have to create that happy moment between the farmer and wildlife and you have to do that by educating them so that they become conservationists and that’s the way to move forward." - Kioko Mwitiki, Kenyan eco-artist
How to make refrigerated transports more climate-friendly?
This week on eco@africa: animal epidemics in Malawi, avoiding lion-human conflict and living in an urban 'treehouse.'
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