A new report by the African Development Bank and WWF says Africa’s ecological footprint is at threat.
Southern Africa has some of the largest coal deposits in the world, but burning coal to produce electricity has always been viewed as environmentally damaging. Now, new research from the US suggests there may be a viable way to reduce the pollution.
"One of the biggest environmental crimes perpetrated on earth" is taking place right in Accra, Ghana's capital, where a good 15% of the world's e-waste is dumped - and burned! A new illustrated book, just published by the South African photographer, Pieter Hugo, has blown the lid off a crime perpetrated by pseudo-businesses masquerading as "recyclers".