A lightweight electric motor can power skateboards and scooters up to 40 kilometers per hour. So could vehicles small 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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Most of Thailand's elephants live in captivity, offering rides and photo ops to tourists. But with the industry hit by the pandemic, some are now settling into a new life on a Chiang Mai nature reserve.
Mauritians have taken up spill containment by making booms with sugar cane, and human hair. A 2019 Bay of Biscay cargo ship leak saw higher-tech intervention. How can the ecological disaster from oil spills be minimized?
Police say they were authorized to board the Japanese-owned ship as part of its investigation into the oil spill that sparked an ecological disaster. Both Japan and France said they will send disaster relief teams.
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