"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money." Cree Indian proverb.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
Across western Africa, people in rural communities are taking the future into their own hands with local initiatives to fight climate change and pollution, and improve public health and education.
The melting of small ice shelves surrounding Antarctica could lead to even bigger melt of glaciers hundreds of kilometers inland, compounding sea-level rise.
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.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
It’s more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food. We talked to biologist Gaelle Fehlmann to find out more about this human-baboon conflict in the city.
The eye of Africa is a huge rock formation in the Sahara that is visible from space. But some mystery still surrounds its origins.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Only 20 percent of electronic waste was recycled in 2016, despite 67 nations having e-waste legislation. Electronic waste is expected to reach 52.2 million tons in 2021.
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on: What's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
Few people use bitcoin to buy anything — but everyone pays for its environmental impact. Does mining the cryptocurrency actually consume more electricity than Ireland?
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