On Senegal's coast, the ocean is both savior and destroyer. Many are dependent on fishing to survive but encroaching water is forcing people to flee. Now, Senegalese are trying to turn back the tide.
Between May and July millions of sardines move northward along the east coast of South Africa, creating a feeding frenzy along the coastline.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
Mediterranean resorts are having to ban swimming because of plagues of jellyfish, which scientists blame on a complex cocktail of human impacts, from climate change to overfishing.
Seabirds are declining rapidly as an increase in ocean temperature means their food source is disappearing.
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