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?
As the e-mobility drive gets stronger, it's already clear that there will soon be huge piles of discarded electric batteries. Some of the materials used to make them are clearly too precious to be thrown away, though.
The Belgian capital is known for its terrible traffic. But in the city of the EU Green Deal, new plans aim to give the streets back to pedestrians and help residents counter the crisis of a warming planet.
The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started.
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.
This week on Eco Africa we see how a program is giving the younger generation in South Africa their environmental voice and visit locals along the Senegal River who are turning typha into thatched roofs and cooking fuel.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a startup combating Senegal's slash and burn farming traditions, see how to turn scrap metal into art in Kenya and look into the possibilities of using hydrogen to fuel the world.
This week on Eco Africa, we meet the Tanzanian communities working to keep the Mara River clean and safe, the Kenyan women protecting endangered elephants and the Rwandans putting e-waste to good use.
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With more than half the global population under some form of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainable habits can easily fall by the wayside. But we can still fight off the virus and keep our green habits.
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The coronavirus pandemic has put the brakes on COP26, billed the most important climate conference since the Paris Accord in 2015. The delay casts further uncertainty on shaky climate pledges.
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