Surprisingly, the African wild dog is one of the most endangered species on the continent. But the carnivores perform an essential role in maintaining biodiversity and a healthy ecosystem and need protection.
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!
African healers use the pepper bark tree to fight everything from cancer to colds. But its medicinal properties mean it's also under threat from poachers. Can conservationists find the right remedy to protect it?
"We're removing the alien vegetation from the environment, getting biodiversity back to the way it should be as well as using this biomass to make useful products and then training people." Emile Mopp, Mill Manager
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a snake farm in Kenya, an app cutting food waste in Zimbabwe and meet an entrepreneur in Ghana who is turning organic waste into biogas. All this and much more!
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