Healthy ecosystems clean our water, purify our air, regulate the climate, recycle nutrients, and provide us with food. But with around 130 species being wiped out every day, these vital services are at risk.
More than three-quarters of all plant and animal species live in the tropics. But time to protect them is running out, a new study finds. Researchers are calling for a better approach to save this precious biodiversity.
With cutting-edge reproductive technology offering hope for the "functionally extinct" northern white rhino, can resurrection science right past wrongs — or is it a distraction from protecting the animals we have left?
On this week's eco@africa, creeping and crawling in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, reducing food waste with solidarity fridges in France and the Wash King of Ghana. Have a look for all this and more!
On this week's eco@africa, we see how volcanic rocks are offering a greener alternative to damaging charcoal cooking, we meet an artist turning fruit waste into art and learn how to recycle wind turbines.
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