Many consider vegetarians the new superheroes. They eat no meat and so have a reduced carbon footprint. But is that really true? An avocado can actually do more damage to the environment than a steak. Environmental vegetarianism — fact or fiction?
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at aeroponic farming in Nigeria, meet Uganda's most experienced crocodile catcher and a Zambian reporter fighting climate change, and discover Ghana's fight to save its cocoa trees.
Will young people protesting around the world to demand action on the climate crisis be the vanguard of a new movement to tackle overconsumption and our throw-away society? One expert is optimistic.
Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics.
One-third of all food worldwide ends up in the garbage, with industrialized countries contributing the most. A new foodsharing platform wants to help tackle the impact this has on our climate.
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