Tanzania is being hit hard by poaching. For nearly 50 years, Gerald Bigurube has fought to protect his country's wildlife - despite a lack of resources and financial help. Now he is being recognized for his dedication to the cause.
Edith Kimani is a young African journalist with 10 years experience. In 2015, she joined DW as the East Africa correspondent and host of DW's Eco@Africa.
Botswana is mulling lifting a ban on big game hunting following recommendations from a government committee. The committee said lifting the ban on hunting animals, such as elephants, would "promote conservationism."
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
Cambodian authorities have seized 3 tons of elephant tusks from Mozambique following a tip from the US Embassy. The demand for ivory from China and Vietnam is a driving factor in Cambodia's illegal wildlife trade.
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