Dutch artist Ap Verheggen has developed a solar-powered device to extract moisture from the air. To put it to the test, he went to a country with plenty of sunshine but not enough water: Mali.
With high temperatures and water scarcity, the Emirates might seem an unlikely place for a farm. Yet, as coronavirus and climate change heighten the desire for food security, could vertical farms be the solution?
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out efforts to save nature's waste-collectors, the vulture, a start-up boosting biodiversity with compostable confetti and an eco-friendly floating neighborhood.
Ethiopia wants to fill Africa's most powerful hydroelectric dam even without a deal with Sudan and Egypt. Talks on how much water will pass through the Nile dam are deadlocked. The spat threatens the region's security.
An alleged Islamist arrested in Mali, West Africa, in 2018 is on trial at the International Criminal Court. He is accused of orchestrating war crimes, including torture and rape, in the city of Timbuktu.
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