The largest carnivorous freshwater fish in the Amazon is a delicacy. But it's threatened.
The largest carnivorous freshwater fish in the Amazon region is considered a delicacy. Unfortunately, culinary delight all too often outweighs conservation.
Dealing with tarantulas, piranhas & many caimans isn't for sissies.
The paiche is the largest carnivorous freshwater fish in the amazon region. And a delicacy. That threatens its population, which affects indigenous fishermen as well.
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects we profile.
An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
"We used to sell the game or eat it ourselves. But we've stopped doing that. We want our children to see the wild animals in the future with their own eyes." - Danyso Hounde, hunter in Benin
On this week's eco@africa, we explore a Kenyan car park that produces solar energy, look at how one German city is tackling disposable coffee cup culture and hear some spicy news from Zanzibar.
Bright-red Lake Natron in Tanzania may not look inviting enough to take a dip – and that's a good thing: its water is extremely alkaline. The caustic lake has another strange quality: it appears to turn animals to stone.
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