The Mara River flows from the Kenyan highlands into Tanzania. Population growth upstream means less water — and more pollution — for downstream communities. But cross-border cooperation is helping.
This week on Eco Africa, we meet the Tanzanian communities working to keep the Mara River clean and safe, the Kenyan women protecting endangered elephants and the Rwandans putting e-waste to good use.
This week on Eco Africa we see how a program is giving the younger generation in South Africa their environmental voice and visit locals along the Senegal River who are turning typha into thatched roofs and cooking fuel.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a startup combating Senegal's slash and burn farming traditions, see how to turn scrap metal into art in Kenya and look into the possibilities of using hydrogen to fuel the world.
Scientists are gathering data on the Mara River to ensure it can continue to support life, all the way from its source in Kenya to its mouth in Tanzania.
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