On the shore of Lake Victoria a local conservation group is retraining fishermen to become bird guides in an uphill effort to protect Uganda's wetlands which harbor about 50 percent of all African birds.
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
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.
Kenya and Rwanda have banned poultry products from Uganda after a confirmed outbreak of bird flu. Ugandan authorities detected the virus after a mass die-off of birds on the shores of Lake Victoria.
In a Uganda forest reserve, green goals and community land rights are at odds. It's a story being played out across Africa, as investors scramble to lease and buy vast tracts.
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