Nigeria is in the process of building the world's biggest oil refinery. Many locals hope it will contribute to alleviating poverty in the country.
Investigative journalists have found the World Bank is still heavily investing in fossil fuel projects. DW's Fanny Facsar reports from Lagos where the lender granted loans to what's going to be the largest oil refinery.
Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic.
Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed.
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at aeroponic farming in Nigeria, meet Uganda's most experienced crocodile catcher and a Zambian reporter fighting climate change, and discover Ghana's fight to save its cocoa trees.
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