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doesn't need to supply him to need to keep cool. people go for those of you mentioned on the force and leave the small business in the letter that missed the boat on the families at the last things rankings and that's what. we've got on you. tube. the big. deal. hello 2 and welcome to all our viewers around the world we're glad to have you with us for the latest edition of our environmental magazine eco africa and i'm especially pleased to introduce to you my new partner sandra it's a great pleasure for me to present the program with you sandra. thank you so much thank you for the one welcome i am standard you know feel coming to you from
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composite here on from now on i'll be saving up with n.c. to bring you interesting environmental programs here's what we have for you this week. we visit women who come to. the groups to make stoves the coup de dot com for chuckle we also show you why russia and france are preaching away. and. south africa sun leave it to me close to nature. uganda has those 2 thirds of its forest cover in the last 20 years much over for its husband cleared to provide a chuckle for bonding seen everywhere the kitchen couple up more than 80 percent of ugandans rely on chocolate for their daily cooking needs according to government figures roll stream is innovation hova uses clinic walks as energy for cleanup cooking and lighting solutions for families while providing employment to the women she has built a clinical can stall to replace the environmentally positive bonding still.
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going. on for life. but it's both bad for her health and bad for the environment he's also expensive no she has a special news top of it's cost a lot but it can still save hum money. i used to use a lot of. using. one proves you're doing shootings in this home. but no the best use doesn't even behind. one can it is the key to this new ecosystem of wines. they remain hold for i was with the help of a solar powered fund. that blows that continuous flow of air over them.
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was invented by rose twine she runs the company that makes them. we have a technology that can reduce more than 90 percent of the tree cracking in uganda because with. buying more than bonds more than a firewood bond it could mean is that if. the volcanic rocks can be used for 2 years an average of comes in virus configurations including large commercial ones like this range at a market in the capital kampala where a 1000 people come to eat every day it's also beneficial for the kooks who use it because the device generates almost no smoke estimates say smoke from traditional stoves contribute to the death of almost $20000.00 people a year in uganda the new stove is also more efficient than conventional designs which others. can cook anything on the stove and save
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a lot of the stoves have really helped us because after building them here the company gives you the volcanic rocks. we have since given up using charcoal and only use charcoal dust which we used to light the rocks i now just spend a quarter of the money i used to spend on charcoal. what are you. insult western uganda at the foot of mount it has provided in your platoon it is for farming families it has trained and employed a number of groups to extract their rocks which i later collected and take into the company premisses. own and use them when a truck comes i get up to $100.00 i only use the money. to pay school fees for my children by them clothes and food life is much better now because people buy these
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rugs we used to grow crops in the stones got in the way of that but now we're lucky enough to have someone pay for them. the reason large 2 of volcanic works at the factory the company builds up to 40 stoves a day our own 17000 have been sold so far each comes with us of books rose 20 sees the device can be used in many regions and countries if we want to have as many people to be coming to pay new us to be able to break exactly what we're doing in various parts of the country we don't want to on that if you again remains here uganda has a population of 14000090 percent could choke point so these are huge potential market for the world the benefits will also be huge and help to stewarded forestation of the african continent and. we go from uganda to russia
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way it looks quite different from the victoria right behind me the eco system in left money in the autonomous russian republic of congo is under serious threats with its pelican numbers in recent years the poker numbers have reduced by 50 percent that's right sondra and who's to blame yet again their experts say are old friends climate change and pollution wrecking the lakes eco balance and who are forgot to take stock of one of europe's biggest public and reservations. in some of its shallow say line lake in southern russia as republic of comic attracts countless birds some of them have journeyed thousands of kilometers to get here and while there are dozens of different species it's the pelican population that environmentalist are looking at most closely the birds have been coming to lake money for centuries but this year numbers are down. the population
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has fallen. last year there were about 700 and this year there are only about $500.00. that's because there were a lot of cormorants among them last year and we don't have that many ponds now to provide enough fish. the lake itself is 344 square kilometers an area and has an average depth of just 0.6 metres but the effects of global warming are causing it to shrink as the water level goes down range. explains some of the islands that pelicans nested on have become peninsulas attached to the shore. managers becoming shallow in some places which means it's accessible to predators and as soon as predators come into play the colonies gone. we have younger island right here and last year the pelicans used it to nast this year the water is too
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shallow and fox is of turned up so the pelicans and cormorants are gone. the lake money it's good or low wetlands are of vital importance to more than just pelicans they're also a migration habitat for millions of geese and ducks. twice a year large flock stop over to rest and refuel before moving on. but it's the pelicans that are most affected by the dramatic changes in the lakes ecosystem . come on my bus is food is becoming increasingly scarce habitats are deteriorating pollution is on the rise feeding even a few offspring they only lay a couple of eggs is becoming harder and harder. so the population is declining. it's a question. for locals and tourists who come to love the pelicans its hope that something
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can be done before these graceful birds disappear for good. and now to this week's doing your bit it's about that construction mainstay concrete and how to make its production more environmentally friendly it's hard to imagine any infrastructure project anywhere in the world without thinking about. german scientists and the african partners in nigeria trying to make concrete production more sustainable and. reduce the suits remissions during the process and they've made an outstanding discovery took a look. africa's building sector is booming the continent uses as much concrete for construction as
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europe does but making the cement that binds it produces a lot of carbon dioxide up to 10 percent of the world's c o 2 emissions. scientists from germany and nigeria are studying alternatives they're experimenting with remains of local plants such as kosov appeals that have been incinerated at certain temperatures. and are from the ash that we collect we develop cement like products they could be used in place of cement binder sold up local markets that would reduce the c o 2 footprint. ash from rice hulls and other plant remnants are also showing promising results using plant based cement is an environmentally friendly alternative. not only can an endless supply of organic waste be put to good use the sustainable eco concrete is also much cheaper to
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produce. it may even be more stable and durable than conventional concrete. or course we want. the scientists hope to see the 1st building made from a concrete constructed as early as next year on the university of la campus. and how about you if you're also doing your bit tell us about it. visit our website or send us a tweet. during your. wish. you know your story. and once again eco africa highlights just how much we underestimate nature's potential time and again and we can see it again in our next report even if the man
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that it's about has long recognized the problem will try to live more 'd in line with nature cosmetics made from natural ingredients becoming more popular be allowed going today from lagos is making on organic so that's found fame for far far beyond nigeria and now he's shipping his naturally made soap around the world. oh. the camp would tree is native to west africa centuries people here have used it for all kinds of purposes from working to making diet and health and beauty products when ground into powder the coal beneath the bark is good for treating various skin problems. 'd day needs to wood to make is due to assume black soup it is pounded
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it is ground and it's made into a paste to expertly the skins of babies is also used as a beauty regimen to make the skin supple. because a week. and introduces into the soap in a very smooth water from. 3 d. and his team a constantly working on improving the formula which also includes on the chair and alley there are all natural ingredients harvested locally. building a manufacturing business for ghana call that to nigeria has been challenging business for structure. there's no government assistance. that you can system is dysfunctional. the government house is literally going to exist and when it comes to manufacture or business so if you're looking for to the government to help you then was to your turn will do they set up this company in 1995 and it now produces
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more than $140000.00 per day from production to packaging everything is done in the large factory. here in the places great value on natural ingredients and tradition we know that people have skin problems around the world people of different races different colors but the skin is the same and the healing characteristics of this will benefit mankind. has shown throughout nigeria and it sells well. even though it is so much more expensive than regular soaps. i think is that close to nature in which i had met a lot so we tend to spend more on its without t.v. using something that is caused by you gets in the venue so you will have in mind the cost of the products salads right now it's a vast i'm not sure. i don't think i'm thinking of changing or did you assume it's
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already marketed in several countries but greedy wants to really establish the brand internationally he's also got versifying the portfolio with organic share better and by the illusions he hopes his success will inspire others to become entrepreneurs who want to provide something that the up and coming young want to say look i want to be like that person i want to beat his record if he can. you know because the arts and successful in the work market we can also do that as the month keeps on growing the company is planning to buy more land where he can cultivate and sustainable fashion the trees and plants he needs for his all natural products. living with nature and learning from it is something over central narrative of this week's africa it's also a message the indignant son people in south africa want to prosecute everyone the
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sun people recently opened up a new culture set according to what to means what a hole in the sun long which the sun have built a tremendous culture knowledge about the nature on plant life visitors can find out about it in the new culture center africa took a 2 hour. and learned until hopes a shake reaches but martin c. bongo knows how to get up close slowly and steadily and from down. his people the sun hunt the animals but today he's only checking up on the hood elements have special significance for this one. if you look at the structure of the animal itself was quite massive and can provide a lot of meat it can provide a lot of the same times a blanket the skin is used as a blanket and there is also offset a usable can be used for a solution they used for cleaning themselves the traditional doctors they use it
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also for another purpose so this is why i say element is the most 2nd of this an animal. might you see bongo walks as a guide to some culture and education center in sanford tamia cape town it's defined center dedicated to sun culture in south africa. the sun also known as bushmen. the traditional hunters and gatherers i mean they didn't speak in southern africa their own sisters lived here when the dutch reached these shoes over 300 years ago. they don't are they left behind ever sizes the signs deep connection to nature. the european colonialist massive land loss and assimilation of marginalized the group today
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there are only about 150000 people in south africa who identify our son. what king of the center marta see bongos colleague and known kick of the mall has learned to appreciate the believes and traditions of her people whether it's animals plans it is the way of living the right the land so that you can keep your house. so that you can live with it one day so that one day you can tell i am from that community. not far from the museum a group makes its way across the shrub learned this africans call a fine boss it is out in nature that guide can best illustrate this sounds immense knowledge of medicinal plants like become chaos or cancer bhushan and wild man and . much else seebohm will explains how any fusion made from the leaves can be used
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as a remedy to treat and called the flu and a host of other means. he's proud of the knowledge gathered by his ancestors much of it is now of great interest to the pharmaceutical industry marty bongo and his colleagues have been walking for years tooley naturalized than 100 head to site improving conditions for not admitting senior plants like wild garlic and wild cannabis around acquired 2. today not only will species like zebras springboks and totally says razan feels good in the 1990 s. were dominated by wilt more new cultures mountains of deadwood illustrate another reason naturalisation may shout inverse of species like the porch at tree brought here from australia have been removed to reclaim the space from it if plans to still take some time before will be snotty ruled by those who know is back in
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balance but martin see bongo and his colleagues have already achieved it his message about the environment is clear use it sustainable or keep it for the next generation this is what wonderland i'll turn to our sustainability and environmental protection this is a message don't husband passed on by the sun for generations. the next video in the show comes from the very south all of africa let me be up to date 44 percent of namibia's total an area has been set aside for conservation papa says the network consists of state run protected areas freehold wide left in one it's meant to needs communal core services and community forests wow this is an impressive number sandra as we all know in most african countries it's local communities who hold the key to expanding the impact of conservation so it's really important to build up
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infrastructure around the wildlife parks that will also benefit people living in the area or german army reincorporation has recently shown how this can work. he never runs out of things to do and the work can be a bit monotonous but mostly as i was glad to have this job at the ca's eally island lodge. he's among the group of local residents who've managed to find work inside a national park in north eastern namibia he's been working in this lodge for 2 years. before. many people are looking for a job so. then they need the one when. they won. the launch is one of 2 in the park belonging
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to an emmy b. and company that has long been involved in eco tourism the company was allowed to build in the national park in exchange for employing local residents and sharing profits with the community conservancy tourist numbers are good and the more tourists the more the conservancy benefits the money generated goes towards community projects this year the local conservancy will receive $100000.00 euros that's how namibia is giving people in rural areas an incentive to protect the animals and it's working. there's been a drastic reduction in poaching. recently there was a ceremonial celebration in the park. the fruit of the german development minister was in the country to attend the inauguration of
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a new park station built with german funding. the namibian government wants to upgrade the park and get even more local residents involved. about 6000 people live in the communities surrounding the park which is situated in the poorest region of the country. there's a benefit to put more benefits to those communities and we have. the where we can to get benefit fully and did they can have their own facilities here we built a facility for them we should do more. to the success of the conservation. because you will not be able to succeed if you do not give benefit to the communities who live side by side with these wild animals they need to benefit and ignored in exchange they take care of these animals i don't.
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know maybe are now has 25000 elephants again their numbers have risen significantly in recent years. the elephant herds are a big draw for tourists. but locals are often less enthusiastic about seeing the majestic beasts. of. moses neons 0 takes us to his family's home on the edge of the national park. and if. it sits there that's why he will put the full plate for 15 minutes before. a fence surrounds each home a mother or mother knows the destruction wildlife can cause to crops and other property looks like 70 percent of the namibian population she makes her living from farming despite the arid conditions in this region. it's hard work we only have
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simple picks no tractors but at least he has a job in the park so he can support us. despite the challenges moses neosho and his family now see their animal neighbors as more of a blessing and not just a threat and they're hoping that in the future the park will create even more jobs for local people. time now to lop off 182nd the environmentalists are to be coopted go co-produced by tunnels television in nigeria dr bell my journey out into the uganda is also a sound of trust if you are because what do you think sandra inside. of us in uganda much as i did will be back next week with most solutions and ideas on protecting the environment and it is for me here.
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