No more plastic waste on the beach, no plastic packaging in stores: A small town in Cornwall is taking radical action to cut its plastic consumption. It's Britain's first plastic-free town.
Sure, there's been the odd mention of the UK's leaving the European Union at Farnborough, and the odd announcement that says "there's still a great in Great Britain." But aerospace is so global, you're unlikely to care.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
The European Commission has released new economic growth forecasts. Europe's major economies are expected to grow in the next two years — but at a slower rate than the Commission had previously forecast.
At the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 nations passed a resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in our seas. Although it's not a legally binding treaty, it could pave the way to one.
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