A small nocturnal primate species called the Slender Loris is at risk. They've been losing their habitat for years, and many are hunted for profit and superstition. But now there is hope for the tree dwelling cuties.
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Our ecosystem hangs in a fragile balance. When a species is gone, or the climate has changed, or a landscape is destroyed it will always have consequences for all of us.
While some bats indeed suck blood and others carry viruses like COVID-19, we couldn't live without them. Pollinating hundreds of plant species and dispersing their seeds, bats are central cogs in diverse ecosystems.
Twenty-five barbary macaques have broken out of their enclosure in southwestern Germany. Police suspect that their escape was enabled by construction work.
On this edition of Eco Africa we use some eco-friendly soap from the Cape Verde Islands, vacuum up plastic on South Africa's beaches and see how a group is trying to bring migratory birds back to Burkina Faso.
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