Drones are being used to help save one of the world’s most beautiful eco-systems. Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania, is world famous for its coastline and mangrove forests - but human development is putting much of that at risk.
On this week's eco@africa, we explore a Kenyan car park that produces solar energy, look at how one German city is tackling disposable coffee cup culture and hear some spicy news from Zanzibar.
Silence is valuable and rare, according to our author, Klaus Esterluss. He asks how we can reduce man-made noise and its impact on humans and animals. One thing is clear: It will require compromise.
Tunisia and Kenya recently joined the ranks of African countries banning the use of plastic bags - but poor waste management and a mentality of littering make the prospect of a plastic waste-free society unrealistic.
Some people ask us what the big deal is about deforestation. Trees grow back, right? Well, it's not that simple. Here's why.
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