Tiny, lightweight electric motors can now power skateboards and scooters travelling at up to 40 kilometers an hour. At these speeds, could vehicles compact enough to fit in a backpack challenge the dominance of the car?
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's Eco Africa, we find out about Cameroon's fight against invasive water plants, see how people are using electric fences to protect Kenya's forests and try recycling glass into hand-blown vases in Ghana.
On this week's edition of Eco Africa, we check out blockchain pioneers who are helping save animals, see how to turn banana stems into packaging and try to grow cocoa sustainably.
On this week's Eco Africa, we learn how volunteers are helping the tiny island of Kokota replant trees and revive its unique river system. We also see how to get kids to school on two wheels in South Africa.
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The joint statement follows a trip to Shanghai by US climate envoy John Kerry — the first official from the Biden administration to visit China.
The European Union has identified 30 raw materials as critical for industry. Their supply is endangered by conflicts, a weak rule of law and trade monopolies. And one nation controls more than all others.
While some bats indeed suck blood and others carry viruses like COVID-19, we couldn't live without them. Pollinating hundreds of plant species and dispersing their seeds, bats are central cogs in diverse ecosystems.
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