Lomé start-up Woelab upcycles old printers, computers and laptops into new products. They're also encouraging high-school students about how to get the most out of limited resources and promote a clean environment.
Togo’s captial of Lomé might not look like a high-tech city. But projects there prove you can do amazing things with limited resources. They’re cleaning up the city, and inspiring students to build their own technology.
This week, we find out how to make wind energy with kites, explore how a German company is cashing in on e-waste and take a look at the threats Ethiopia's nomads are facing from climate change.
Young engineers and scientists are always working on new products. Often they build on old concepts. But they're all looking for a niche market. Here's four we bumped into at the 2016 Hanover Fair.
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.
Floating homes, tree detectives and solar-powered hair cuts. Join us on eco@africa for these and many more exciting environmental stories from Africa and Europe.
Did human-made warming cause Peru's devastating flooding? Why alien eucalyptus trees have caused havoc in Cameroon, and is the weed killer glyphosate really safe for humans and the environment?
As the world population grows, new sources of protein are needed. Land scarcity and climate change mean expanding conventional farming might not be sustainable. Does the answer lie in insects?
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
The highly venomous lionfish has been seen off the coast of Italy for the first time, confirming fears the invasive species has expanded its range in the Mediterranean Sea. It has already devastated Atlantic ecosystems.
Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including the snake who swallowed a man whole, and the latest Trump administration executive order.
China has said that even if the US fails to meet its climate change commitments, Beijing will push on. President Donald Trump's new executive order drew swift criticism from around the world.
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