Cheetahs are loosing their race against extinction. The group Cheetah Outreach introduces local communities face-to-face to the big cats, teaching people their importance for the region's ecosystem.
On this week's eco@africa, we see the work of wastepickers in Nairobi, explore declining seagrass in Germany, and meet the snake handlers of Zimbabwe.
On this week's eco@africa, we're looking at ways to live more greenly, from an environment-orientated canoe club in South Africa to the top trends for a more sustainable Christmas and greening Mauritania's capital.
"We teach them about keeping the environment clean, taking out the litter before they paddle and we are using canoeing as some sort of incentive." – Siyanda Sopangisa, Founder of Khayelitsha Canoe Club in South Africa
On this week's eco@africa, we learn about a solar powered water purification system that can process dirty water while charging phones and see how permaculture is being used in Kenya to restore the environment.
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