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.
German movies, cultural and media workshops are part of celebrations marking 60 years of cooperation between Germany and Ghana. The West African nation is lauded as one of Africa’s model democracies.
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.
Berlin may seem like a concrete jungle but nature is everywhere if you'd only look. That's what one nonprofit in the German capital wants to show kids with free learning material, so they can help protect the planet.
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.
"Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and it's one we can prevent" — Stephen Hawking, Physicist
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management — crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
The camel's hump is perhaps its defining feature. It's not just an anatomical oddity but a brilliant bit of evolution.
More than 150 whales were stranded in Western Australia on Friday leading to beach closures and a shark alert, according to the Department of Fisheries. The majority of the whales are presumed to have died.
World landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Empire State Building will go dark this weekend. Due to "Earth Hour" campaign to support the fight against climate change and highlight the dangers mankind poses to nature.
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