Eye On Africa
Eye on Africa
Tomato crisis in NigeriaIn this week's edition: Tomato crisis in Nigeria; Robots compete to cretae farming solutions in Senegal; And Ivoirian Chef Loïc Dablé cooks for UNESCO's Africa Week.
World Oceans Day: Delights and dangersMediaWatch takes a look at the UK's Brexit drama as last minute would-be voters try to secure their right to have a say in the looming referendum. Plus, the French government…
A seed library to save Palestinian agricultural heritageIn the past week, an unusual environmental project has sprung up in the West Bank: A seed library gathering Palestinian heirloom seeds in a bid to prevent them from disappearing…
Louvre, Orsay museums close in Paris as Seine continues to riseParis' Louvre and Orsay museums shut their doors in a race to move art treasures from their basements, as the River Seine Saturday neared its highest level in more than three…
Eye On Africa
EYE ON AFRICA
Four people killed in attacks on UN peacekeeping efforts in MaliIn tonight's edition: Al Shabaab launches an attack on the Ambassador hotel on Mogadishu, four people have been killed in Mali in attacks targeting the UN peacekeeping mission,…
Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
Plastic planet: Using today's resources tomorrowThis week Down to Earth explores the alarming rate in which plastic has plastered the planet. Since it was invented a century ago the petroleum-based material has invaded all…
Environment - Health
The UN says air pollution kills 3 million people each yearAlmost everyone in large cities in poor and middle-income countries faces excessively high air pollution, a growing problem that is killing more than 3 million people each year,…
Pedestrians take over the Champs-Elysées in ParisPedestrians took over the famous Champs-Elysées in Paris on Sunday, which was closed to cars and other vehicles as part of an initiative to reduce pollution in the city.
DOWN TO EARTH
Fast fashion: Wearing the world outUnlike other industries, the price of clothing has gone down over the last few decades, but at what cost?
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterUkraine prepared on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings…
World leaders ‘need to go beyond’ Paris climate dealA total of 175 countries took part in the historic signing of the Paris climate agreement on Friday, but activists warned that states need to be even more ambitious in cutting…
Will the Paris climate deal promises be kept?Earth Day carries added significance this year with the official signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. More than 170 governments, including 40 heads of state, are attending the…