Every year, billions of drinking straws end up in rubbish dumps — or worse in our oceans. But a German startup is trying to change that by making drinking straws that you can eat.
On this week's eco@africa, we bring you a special focus on plastic. We check out edible straws, shoes made from chewing gum and explore how to avoid microplastics.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
On this week's eco@africa, we see the work of waste pickers in Nairobi, explore declining seagrass in Germany, and meet the snake handlers of Zimbabwe
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
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