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 kids keeping German beaches clean.
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!
"We're removing the alien vegetation from the environment, getting biodiversity back to the way it should be as well as using this biomass to make useful products and then training people." Emile Mopp, Mill Manager
Balloons, cotton swabs, plastic bags — these are environmentally-damaging products we could live without. But not all of them are on the European Union's list of proposed items to ban. We pick five that should be.
When a group of Brazilian families occupied disused farmland they found lifeless soil and water. Fifteen years on, they have brought it back to health. Their story is part of a larger battle over Brazil's farming future.
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