The area around Kenya's Lake Naivasha is known colloquially as the flower bed of Africa. The cut flowers industry generates 5% of Kenya's GDP – and causes extensive pollution. Fertilizers from its fields drain directly into the lake’s waters.
The area around Kenya's Lake Naivasha is sometimes known as "the flower bed of Africa." But the industry — essential to the country's economy — is heavily polluting. Some companies are trying to be greener.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
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