With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
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.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Burkina Faso's efforts to plug the electricity gap with renewable energy, recycling waste oil and reinventing mobility.
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn black soldier flies into superfood, learn how recycling can break down social barriers in Mozambique and visit a cooperative showing women how to use cocoa plants sustainably.
This week on Eco Africa we look at how beekeepers in Rwanda are preparing for a brighter future, see how hair clippings can be put to good use and learn how to build better housing in South Africa's Soweto township.
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The fear that the coronavirus pandemic has stifled urgent action to mitigate the climate emergency discounts some potential opportunities, writes DW's Stuart Braun.
As record temperatures, severe drought and fast-warming seas confirm still-rising emissions, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres makes a plea for carbon neutrality.
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