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. The show offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.

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Using the Nubian vault to build in Mali


A group in Segou, Mali is putting up buildings using a traditional method called the Nubian vault. Utilizing local earth, it is cheaper and more sustainable than building with cement, metal or even wood.


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 2021-11-26  5m
 
 

Saving wildlife with ancient hunting skills in South Africa


The Tracker Academy at SA College for Tourism trains young people in the ancient skill of tracking. With this knowledge students help preserve wildlife and can find jobs in national parks instead of becoming poachers.


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 2021-11-25  4m
 
 

Selling fish and organic pond algae in Ghana


Two West African entrepreneurs have established an eco-friendly approach to fish farming they call eco-aquaponics. Not only do they raise fish in their ponds, they also turn its algae into chemical-free fertilizer.


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 2021-11-19  4m
 
 

Tackling plastic waste in Somalia's capital


A local company in Mogadishu produces roof tiles out of recycled plastic. Besides helping to solve the city's waste management problem, it has created jobs and supports women who collect plastic waste from the streets.


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 2021-11-19  1m
 
 

Understanding climate justice


What does climate change have to do with income inequality, racism or intergenerational justice? A lot! See why the culprits of global warming in rich countries are less affected than those in poorer countries.


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 2021-11-19  6m
 
 

Fighting food waste across the globe


An American company has developed a liquid that can extend the shelf life of fruit and vegetables. Apeel is based on natural compounds and controls the factors that cause fruit to age.


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 2021-11-19  4m
 
 

Wildlife trafficking: Pangolins under pressure


Pangolins are the most trafficked mammals in the world. Their meat is a prized delicacy and their scales are used in traditional medicine. Traffickers are targeting Africa as the animal is now scarce in Asia.


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 2021-11-12  6m
 
 

Wildlife trafficking: Pangolins under pressure


Pangolins are the most trafficked mammals in the world. Their meat is a prized delicacy, while their scales are used in traditional medicine. Traffickers are now targeting Africa – where the animals are already an endangered species.


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 2021-11-12  7m
 
 

Somalia: Swapping goats for solar power


In Somalia's Middle Shabelle region, farmers are using solar power units to operate their water pumps or illuminate their properties. And in some cases, they are giving away goats to finance the system.


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 2021-11-11  4m
 
 

Ivory Coast: Cleaning the Ébrié Lagoon


Fish have become scarce in the Ébrié Lagoon in southern Ivory Coast. Its water is polluted and littered with waste. Scientists and NGOs are striving to restore degraded resources and raise awareness among the population.


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 2021-11-11  4m