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.
On our beautiful planet are swathes of nature battling for their survival – one of these are the coral reefs near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, where bleaching has wrought devastation.
"You have to create that happy moment between the farmer and wildlife and you have to do that by educating them so that they become conservationists and that’s the way to move forward." - Kioko Mwitiki, Kenyan eco-artist
On this week's eco@africa, we see how technology helps avoid human-lion conflict in Kenya, how animal epidemics are being tackled in Malawi, and what it’s like to live in an urban 'treehouse.' All this and much more!
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Malicious and maligned, nettles are a pain. Quite literally. But they're also brilliantly designed and kind of tasty. Maybe it's time to give them another chance. Maybe?
Every year, wildebeest undertake the same epic odyssey through the sprawling Serengeti. But why? Good question. We have the answer.
Killer heat due to global warming means much of the planet faces rising fatalities, a study shows. By 2100, almost half of people on the planet will be at risk of heat-related illness or death - even if emissions fall.
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