We visit beekeepers on Kenya’s flowering coast and women gathering Egyptian jasmine by moonlight. Plus, the ecological impact of illegal amber mining in Ukraine, and the kids keeping German beaches clean.
Despite major backlash from conservationists, the Tanzanian government plans to start building a hydropower dam inside a UNESCO-protected wildlife reserve this July. More than 2.6 million trees face the chop.
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.
Malaysian officials seized nearly a ton of African pangolin scales at the Kuala Lumpur airport. The mammals are the most trafficked animal in the world, as demand for their scales and meat continues to grow in Asia.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet musicians rapping about rubbish in Ghana, kids catapulting 'seedballs' to regenerate Kenya's forests and designers bringing new life to old car tires in Nigeria.
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