On the African West coast turtle eggs are a prized delicacy. Tommy Melo and his organization Biosfera protect turtle nests, but their hardest job is raising awareness to stop the killing.
When the US announced plans this week to allow the import of elephant trophies, global outrage echoed loud, and President Donald Trump soon put the decision 'on hold'. But are there arguments for controlled slaughter?
Civil war, deforestation, disease and poaching have driven the mighty mountain gorilla to the brink of extinction. Conservation efforts have helped boost population numbers, but humans are still their greatest threat.
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.
How do you go about reintroducing wildlife to national parks all but wiped out by decades of civil war? Mozambique has a (biblical) answer.
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