Scientists in Switzerland are concerned about microplastic pollution in the river Rhine. The tiny bits of plastic can end up in our stomachs via fish. Researchers are working on solutions.
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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On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Nairobi's efforts to turn dump sites into green spaces, a cute streaming service called Bearflix and a DJ mixing beats with bee humming to raise awareness about the environment.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out solar-powered irrigation in Rwanda, flip-flops make of algae and how churches in Ethiopia are helping protect forests.
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