Fireflies looking for a mate flash through the summer evening in many parts of the world. But the light has nothing to do with romance. It's a biochemical reaction that causes a signal in the fireflies' glow cells.
In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here are our top five solar solutions from Africa.
Whoever takes a swim along Puerto Rico's shores at night will witness a special show. The water starts to glow in a bright blue and green. The effect is called bioluminescence - it's our natural phenomenon of the week.
The brutal murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia 'Panama Papers') in Malta in October shed light on the state of a country ridden by corruption. Tim Sebastian confronts Deputy PM Chris Fearne with the allegations.
Millions of households and businesses in rural Bangladesh don't have to access to the electricity grid. One startup wants to light up villages by enabling those with solar panels to share energy with their neighbors.
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