Illegal fishing and pollution near Ghana threaten both fish stocks and the people who depend on them. Experts estimate that these practices off the coast of West Africa cost the affected countries around one billion dollars a year.
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
If you want a coral reef, the Bahamas-based startup Coral Vita is the place to go. They'll grow you one 50 times faster than Mother Nature could. The first clients are already on board. We spoke to one of the founders.
The fish meal factories that dot West Africa's coastline and supply aquaculture industries in Europe and Asia are vying with locals for their fish staple. DW looks at the fallout in Senegal and Mauritania.
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