Eco Africa: The Environment Magazine

DW's Eco Africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 50 minutes


Land of flowers and honey

Mangroves on the Kenyan coast are rich with flowering plants that offer a feast for bees. Local farmers profit from their honey - as well as the crops they pollinate.


 2016-11-17  3m

A superhero for Ghana's frogs

Biologist Gilbert Adum loves Ghana's Giant Squeaker Frog. He's doing everything he can to make sure the endangered species doesn't croak.


 2016-11-12  3m

Nigeria's answer to an 'Inconvenient Truth'

An award-winning Nigerian documentary explores the problems caused by climate change, their links to the rise of Boko Haram and looks for solutions.


 2016-11-10  2m

South Africa's war on poaching

South Africa's rhinos are facing extinction thanks to demand for their horn. In the poaching court, young men face harsh prison sentences but many slip through the cracks.


 2016-11-10  4m

Shining a light in Africa with solar

Berlin-based solar company Mobisol is bringing light to thousands of Africans with its small solar modules. They produce enough energy to power everything from phones to fridges.


 2016-11-10  2m

Mission 'reforest Ethiopia'

Ethiopia's forests are almost gone, causing erosion and problems for farmers. One man is on a mission to reforest the country and has planted 4.5 million trees so far.


 2016-11-10  1m

Life in a passive house

The Müller family explains what it's like to live in a low-energy home on Europe's largest passive housing estate, which also has a passive supermarket and cinema.


 2016-11-10  5m

Saving Rwanda’s wetlands

The Rugezi Marsh in northern Rwanda is the source of many lakes and rivers – a source of life. But it’s being sucked dry by agriculture. Sustainable forestry could halt the process.


 2016-11-04  5m

A mobile power plant

A German firm has developed a solar array and mini power plant that folds up into a container, and could allow African villages to take care of their own electricity needs.


 2016-11-04  3m

Toilets for green gas

A Ugandan school is reducing its fuel costs – and its impact on endangered forests – with a biolatrine that turns human waste into biogas. And the clean new toilet also improves student health.


 2016-11-04  1m