In many rural areas in Ghana, farmers reuse containers that once held chemicals like weedicides and pesticides as water jugs once they are empty. An NGO is fighting to stop this major cause of poisoning.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how to break down social barriers while recycling in Mozambique and learn how an NGO in Ghana is teaching farmers to stop reusing containers that once held dangerous chemicals.
Police suspect someone deliberately poured detergent in a sauce and disinfectant in a soup before they were supposed to be fed to the kids. Day care employees were able to sniff out the poisoned food in the nick of time.
On this edition, we meet the kids cleaning up their South African township and explore how an aquatic fern could make ships more eco-friendly.
Oil production in South Sudan has poisoned the drinking water of some 600,000 people. In April, Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas promised to take remedial action. What has happened since?
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