Cooking crickets, detoxifying clothes and a truffle war. This and more on the latest eco@africa.
Whale-friendly whale watching and creative recycling in Nigerian schools this week on eco@africa.
Cape Town is suffering a record drought. The mayor's office is offering advice to citizens on how to conserve water and police are targeting water wasters with fines in some cases.
In Cameroon's Korup National Park, groups are seeking to overcome the 'conservation or communities' conundrum by promoting sustainable forestry and wildlife management. But it's no easy task.
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German outdoor outfitter Vaude has vowed to eliminate hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020. But are customers willing to pay more for greener textiles?
"I love the trees and I love the forest. But if we keep cutting it down, there won’t be water, and we’ll lose so much. We must protect it." Amini Mmari, Research Assistant, Kilimanjaro
A Czech zoo is sawing off its rhinos' horns. But is this really the best solution?
Plastic straws – we use them once and throw them away. But a women's initiative in Uganda is breathing new life into discarded straws by turning them into hats, bags and bracelets.
Poisonings, robberies and smuggling: Ever since white truffles became more valuable than gold, Italy's truffle collectors have been at war with each other.
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?
Flooding in Peru, alien eucalyptus trees in Cameroon and the controversial weed killer glyphosate
Gorgeous Guam is once again the subject of Our Beautiful Planet. The Pacific island is a US territory and is home to sunny beaches, pristine waters and breathtaking views.
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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