German volunteers are luring kids away from their smartphones to explore woodland worlds. They aim to nurture an affinity for forests early, instilling environmental awareness in the next generation.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient Amazonian techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
It's anchors away for a group of teens from Germany. They will spend a semester crossing the Atlantic - twice - not just to sail but to learn about the environment and ocean pollution.
At the UN climate conference in Bonn, an alliance of 20 countries pledged to rapidly phase out coal in the coming years. Germany has not joined the group — although the reasons for abandoning coal seem to be oiling up.
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