A German shipbuilder is making a specialty of creating commercial electric boats. They not only skip over the diesel engine and save on petrol; the electric motors are also peacefully silent.
On eco@africa, we look into nano grids in rural Kenya, visit a fish farm in Nigeria and see how extreme weather is impacting Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott. All this and much more on the latest show!
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a true hero of environmental activism, discover underwater gardens in Kenya and visit Rwanda a decade after its plastic ban.
While diesel cars increasingly look to be on the way out, another big polluter is often ignored: shipping. Will electric vessels, including the first e-barges, help the industry clean up its act?
Having posted a video of a German company that makes plates from hand stitched Indian leaves, we were delighted to receive such a wealth of feedback. Your responses were deeply divided and raised some important issues...
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