German researcher Andreas Hemp discovered the 81-meter tree on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro 20 years ago. Now he's fighting to save it from the illegal logging rampant across the mountain.
On this week's eco@africa, we explore growing mushrooms from coffee grounds, visit gorillas in the Congo, speak to a ranger in South Africa, and consider the future of national parks in Africa
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a young Tanzanian innovator working to solve the country's energy problem with windmills, rescue food from the waste bin in Greece and help save the mangroves which save Libreville.
The EU's biofuel policy was meant to help the climate. Instead it's been linked to loss of rainforest because of its reliance on palm oil. New rules aim to phase out the oil but the problem runs deeper, say experts.
On this week's eco@africa, making paper out of banana peels, alternatives to real tropical timber and reintroducing the eland antelope to South Africa's Cape Flats. Tune in for all this and more!
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