On this week's show African countries fight the tide and Senegal's president talks green energy.
Fighting a dangerous beauty, fighting erosion and reviving a living fossil.
The invasive water hyacinth continues to choke Lake Victoria, Africa's largest freshwater lake. But some farmers are harvesting the "green gold" for manure.
Western Senegal is a biodiversity hotspot, but farmers there are struggling to make a living as erosion and soil salinization creep up. Now some are trying to turn the tide with reforestation.
A project in Germany is trying to save the ancient but critically endangered sturgeon fish.
This vast expanse of shimmering white may look like snow or ice. It's actually salt - and lots of it.
Senegal's president Macky Sall spoke to DW about the country's renewable energy turn and the importance of international climate cooperation.
If you're working on an environmental project, upload your story and you could appear on eco@africa.
US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his nation from the Paris deal could spell environmental chaos - especially for small island states under threat from rising sea levels, warns scientist Hans-Otto Pörtner.
The Great Barrier Reef is worth 12 times more than the Sydney Opera House, at least according to a report commissioned by a charity protecting the natural wonder, hit by severe coral bleaching in recent years.
Thousands have protested to demand the closure of two nuclear reactors in Belgium over safety concerns. Demonstrators formed a human chain that stretched from Germany, through the Netherlands and into Belgium.
Our eco-blogger has been out in the field in rural Zanzibar, discussing solar energy, environmental protection and the dangers of dirty kerosene lamps.
How will climate change affect German food production in the future? Scientists are investigating.
Artist Kioko Mwitiki on his art's impact, scavenging and Africa's challenges on becoming the 'factory of the world.'
Coastal erosion is putting homes and livelihoods at risk in Nigeria. But some are taking action.
What to find out about people doing their bit for the environment? Check out their inspiring green stories here. And tell us how you're #doingyourbit for the planet.
"The island spirit is never to give up. We are always a resilient people," Ahmed Sareer, Maldives ambassador to the United Nations, on whether the US pulling out of the Paris climate agreement dooms island nations.
Based in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Joy Doreen Biira presents environmental issues and solutions from East Africa.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Nneota Egbe presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
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