With 180 million people, Nigeria has a huge housing deficit and environmentally friendly building is a low priority. Nonetheless, Oladejmeji Olowu constructs houses that use less energy and run on solar energy.
This week on Eco Africa we look into why bees are important for the ecosystem, visit a market in Nigeria selling endangered animals and see how a South African startup is bringing waste removal to informal settlements.
Overconsumption, not overpopulation, drives climate change. A projected decline in fertility could see the world's population peak in just four decades, with Japan and Spain halving in size.
The number of people in the world could be 2 billion fewer than UN forecasts by 2100, according to a new study. With declining fertility rates and ageing populations, experts predict a global shift in power dynamics.
As city populations soar, it might seem like there isn't much room for trees. But ecologists say these climatic powerhouses are an often overlooked solution to the health and environmental issues greater density brings.
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