A loss of habitat, a taste for bush meat, and a desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In the late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
On this week's eco@africa, a 'Ghetto Wardrobe' made from recycled rubber and plastic, a sanctuary for lost birds in South Africa and Cameroon's first eco-friendly car wash.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how volcanic rocks are offering a greener alternative to damaging charcoal cooking, we meet an artist turning fruit waste into art and learn how to recycle wind turbines.
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