Oil spills can have devastating environmental consequences. A German firm may have found an unlikely way to mop them up using "miracle" cotton wool.
The amount of plastic waste in the oceans keeps increasing. The EU wants to counteract this by banning various products — but a truly effective solution calls for very different measures, says Felix Steiner.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a snake farm in Kenya, an app cutting food waste in Zimbabwe and meet an entrepreneur in Ghana who is turning organic waste into biogas. All this and much more!
Colombia's cotton-top monkeys and other primates play a key role in preserving their ecosystems. Yet they are under threat due to deforestation, farming and the illegal pet trade.
This week on eco@africa, we have stories about a green car wash in Cameroon, a powerful cotton wool that could clean up oil spills and a self-charging bike. And we go in search of a rare frog.
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