This week on eco@africa sustainable housing in townships, student activists and Zambia's air pollution.
Using scrap wood and other recycled materials like used wine bottles, an entrepreneur is bringing about social change through better and greener buildings in Port Elizabeth's Joe Slovo Township.
Ludwig Essig is only 15 but with some friends he has already started a community-based group to fight for a better envorinment. The group aims to convince others that protecting the climate is the right thing to do.
European and African students are teaming up. After having already 'greened' their school, German pupils are passing on what they learned to new friends at Bishop Moshi Secondary School in Tanzania.
Iceland's biggest national park is home to magnificent waterfalls powered by mountains of melting ice.
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In response to pressure to go industrial, one British farmer is pushing for more free-range moo-juice.
How has Kenya government been managing its environment? Samson Ogallah, the Program Manager of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, gives us new insights from the ground.
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." Origin unknown
Thousands of "fairy circles" stretch out across the Namib Desert. But what's behind the vast polka-dot pattern? Scientists are at odds.
To help save the Coco de Mer, a giant type of coconut that weighs up to 30 kilos, the UN Development Program is assisting the Seychelles in finding ways to ensure that it has the necessary funding.
The production of cocoa can be beneficial for everyone in Sierra Leone. Cocoa plants provide shade and enrich the soil. They can also provide a regular income for locals and be exported sustainably and profitably.
This week, can Norway wean itself off fossil fuels while pushing for Arctic oil? Who’s voting for the environment in Germany’s upcoming election? Plus, how climate lobbyists are blocking efforts to fight climate change.
What to do with old car tires? Nigerian activists turn them into beautiful furniture.
Based in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Joy Doreen Biira presents environmental issues and solutions from East Africa.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Nneota Egbe presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
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