Overfishing and demand for their gill rakers in Chinese medicine are threatening the majestic manta rays off the coast of Mozambique. But they have a champion in marine biologist Andrea Marshall.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet the people turning discarded fishing nets into jewelry, the man trying to save Nigeria's last lions and we find out how Morocco is going organic. All this and much more!
Balloons, cotton swabs, plastic bags — these are environmentally-damaging products we could live without. But not all of them are on the European Union's list of proposed items to ban. We pick five that should be.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit Zimbabwe, where textile waste is being turned into stationery, check out efforts to save Manta rays, and meet kids in South Africa who are learning about nature through photography.
One of the largest populations of giant manta rays in the world lives off the northern coast of Peru. Kerstin Forsberg wants to protect them - with the help of the local fishermen.
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