Fishermen on the tiny island of São Tomé and Príncipe off Africa's west coast depend on their fishery. But big trawlers are destroying the ocean habitat and their earnings. Now they're taking a stand.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet the people turning discarded fishing nets into jewelry, the man trying to save Nigeria's last lions and we find out how Morocco is going organic. All this and much more!
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.
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
The pope has called for an end to plastic pollution of the oceans and universal access to drinking water. This adds to his eco-friendly profile, but claims of an inadequate response to pedophilia accusations still swirl.
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