In Uganda, vast areas have been deforested for charcoal and building wood. One NGO is trying to tackle the problem by teaching kids about protecting forests and encouraging them to plant trees.
Forests are often called the “earth’s green lung,” because they store CO2 and produce oxygen, thus helping to regulate the climate. But what happens if our forests disappear and what can we do to help protect them?
The musician-turned-politician looks set to shake-up Ugandan politics thanks to his young support base and message of power to the people. But can he maintain his momentum three years out from the next election?
On this week's eco@africa, we explore growing mushrooms from coffee grounds, visit gorillas in the Congo, speak to a ranger in South Africa, and consider the future of national parks in Africa
In 2017, parts of Europe, Canada and the US were ravaged by wildfires on an unprecedented scale. In 2018, new records are being set around the world as hot, dry temperatures and fires become the new normal.
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