Garden City in the Kenyan capital Nairobi is one of the largest green building projects on the African continent. The site includes a car park that doubles as a giant solar panel. It also champions a pioneering waste disposal system.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
"I will basically be a green warrior to go and fight for the green space within government, so that Kenya can be one of the role models for the region." Anthony Kirori, founder of Green Pencils Ltd.
On this week's eco@africa, we see the work of waste pickers in Nairobi, explore declining seagrass in Germany, and meet the snake handlers of Zimbabwe
During the annual wet season, Christmas Island gets covered in a seething mass of millions of red crabs. The crustaceans cross roads and scale cliffs to reach the sea and breed in one of the world's greatest migrations.
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