"The forest is everything to us. It grows our medicine and food. The forest is our city" — Souzane Mbili, member of the Ndima-Kali youth initiative in the Central African Republic
On this week's eco@africa, the fight to save an endangered frog in South Africa, eco-soap in Rwanda, a floating trash can, and ambitious reforestation in Rwanda. All this and much more!
"We are now in a situation where the rate of rhino killings exceeds their reproduction," Johnson Maoka, park manager at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet the people turning discarded fishing nets into jewelry, the man trying to save Nigeria's last lions and we find out how Morocco is going organic. All this and much more!
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
'It often takes a crisis, such as we have seen in southern Africa in the past months, to firmly remind people that water has a great impact on our lives.' Chilufya Chileshe, WaterAid
On this week's eco@africa, the growth of mushroom farming in Zimbabwe, Uganda's top crocodile catcher, and Kenya's young environmentalists. All this and much more!
Air pollution in the Indian capital has hit hazardous levels after a night of revelry to celebrate the festival of Diwali. Despite a ruling to limit the use of firecrackers, most celebrations went ahead as normal.
The amount of plastic waste in the oceans keeps increasing. The EU wants to counteract this by banning various products — but a truly effective solution calls for very different measures, says Felix Steiner.
What can be done about the seaweed that has taken over many beaches in the Caribbean?
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a floating trash can, reforestation in Rwanda, and Nigeria's new eco-soap.
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