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dimanche not only in her mind i don't rush out. in 16. literature invites us to see people in particular. i like to see myself as the kids find. her. my objective is to share work and find beautiful. to do the books on youtube. welcome to echo off the vironment program brought to you from the large area uganda and germany us always take a look at some of the ideas out there for protecting the environment both in europe
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and in africa and chris celebs in lagos knowledge area but 1st up for a while walkout by co-host sundra. high grades and hello everybody i am sundra to no good here in kampala uganda and yet a week of i longed to install for you so do stay tuned on in show the show here's a quick preview of what is coming up shortly. simple minds minds we see how our friends in kenya who's protecting both and the font on the forest. we moved an artist in ghana please bring new life into the grounds of cycling. and thinking be how young and to bring us here in uganda a town in the ideas into the young to. laws of floating in water are unlovely sight bought up what declines can be something of a pissed when they turn up in the wrong places we've caught a few reports on the trouble want to hyacinth opposed to some communities now on
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lake also incoming one of the local residents of course of asian it's a black man with another invested species that is causing a host of problems there. paddling through lake also has become more of a struggle since the subtle venia plants altered his ecosystem sees richard heene goalie a fisherman who grew up in a small community on the shores of the lake the 1st screwing we block sunlight and depletes oxygen from the water suffocate an aquatic life. 70 a is giving us a lot of trouble. it has affected my fishing. activity along here in the past when i went out to fish i would have a good catch for me and my family for me and i thought now it's become really hard for. this morning
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a group of local residents from design we have come together to clear the invasive plants from the main entrance to the lake the villages are worried it will spread to other sections that have not yet been affected lake is cameron's largest natural lake with a total surface area of nearly 40 square kilometers but it's now infested with what's the most or salvia nearly 40 percent of its surface is covered as it proliferates the plant also threatens the locals livelihoods. a local marine mammal comes of russian organization i'm cool regularly organizes the cleanups for 5 years now the team has been striving hard to protect the link from their grass of wheat to find a more efficient solution and receipts to coo cam has set up a research site in the village he wants to find out if they can use a biological weapon to destroy the water most on a large scale you have
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a political. ticker. this small bug feeds on salvini a test from last year's shoot that you can completely eliminate plans cover in a matter of months i'm cool is already negotiating its deployments with the commute government but they have been concerns in the community due to fears the bug also eats their crops. biological can crawl using this salvia weaver has been used in many countries around the world including in 15 countries in africa and the best example is that of senna god they were able to get rid of their sort of e-mail within a year using the biological control and the way this weaver works is that if it's specific on this sort of ina what happened after the done anything salvia they just died because they have not arest it twice a month the researcher makes the trip from cameroon capital young to work at the
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leak accompanied by colleagues and students i'm cool also collects data on the african manatee the least studied large mammal in africa they're shy by nature and activity nights so sightings are rare in order to detect the creatures location and movements to kuka muses specialised equipment including. the information gained is critical for the conservation of the graceful animals so the reason my team and i working so hard is because we want to save the african american which is being threatened by portraying which is illegal hunting of this species and also creating by accidental capture in a fishing net the population overall is decreasing and even especially here like also where this trend of sort of being a has combined into the home thing making the population through even the craze cluster the conservation group regularly sends out volunteers to speak to the local
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community the purpose is to inform villages about the importance of put. the leak and all its natural resources including the manatees they too are struggling to survive. when a manatee gets caught in the net it eats up all the fish even if it's a 100. the problem is due to the fact that manatees don't have access to enough sea grass it's chucked out by the 70 year survey trish. many of these community members have lost their source of income because of salvina. local fishermen have plenty of incentive to do all they can to remove the alien plants and prevent its break and they hope that aristide to come on his team will soon get the go ahead to introduce the tiny bug that will save the leak by devouring its pesky surface cover for. what an interesting project
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we know to pay a visit to some relatives of the money the elephants look it up if you don't believe me elephants are amazing creatures. difficult to know because they. can't even destroy an entire forest. or a forest has found a way to scare off the large. let's take a look. here in the front of the wildlife are home free without posing a pretty to farm us and their livestock living nearby but because they are separated by an electric fence joseph walks for a conservation. just the fence and oversaw its construction it's solar powered and has proved to be very reliable. sections of the great rift valley. we did about 43.3 kilometers and it's done now. and now we're there walk we're
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doing now is that we now the density of and also to be. in the community so that they can be able to own it. must citizen is a forest beekeeper one of many here they belong to the good community which has practiced beekeeping for hundreds of years the bees are kept in traditional wooden hives and the honey is extracted by hand beekeeping is still allowed in the forest chopping down trees and hunting are not. now i am not sure. if we took care of where the animal lives in the same way they must look after their cattle or other communities into their livestock crops so we live off honey and bush meat and live here in the knowledge that this was like off on a quiet night when we had to do this in the open caught in
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a fairly. lot of order to protect the forest the indigenous community has been given land and access to water outside its use of kentucky has now turned to tom o'neil farming. for new york one of his own we don't depend on this is us anymore it used to be the kiss but our this time of the you wouldn't see any greenery here more than the ground would be patched up there with me so i was a anybody is one of the biggest changes are going to test. now it's green everywhere then vitamin tusk really changed there you mobility me claiming these things are supposed to protect key areas of forest where in full feeds going as rivers the product which receives support from government agencies charitable foundations and the corporate sector has proved a great success and now areas of modern woodland in other parts of the country are being fenced as well. i know my if you. see.
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forest being. spared for the animals and for and farm and so on i'm quite happy to see so i send electric fence set up to protect these animals from going outside of the community. and that in turn has protected the community from damage caused by wondering why i'd like. the fences are giving big forests the animals living here in the nearby communities to feed them to florence . we know in town to an enchanting art form the still practiced today last moment after learning the technique in new york an artist in ghana now creates all sorts of beautiful things in his workshop. just right sandra says there is no professional glass recycling assortment gonna find a way of clearing off some of the waste by turning it into other useful objects
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here's this week's doing your bits. you. will come out the one wildcard your retarded yourself from. rome or hope. the materials used to make this glowing molten blob came from the garbage. you go through. when there were. a lot of. glass. ghana doesn't have a formal system for collecting and recycling waste glass so a lot ends up in landfills the only certified glass blower in west africa michael taytay works exclusively with recycled glass his craft requires a lot of patience and experience. grow a lot though. look a bit off. to mark to push it down to somebody. who commute. to work
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through numerous steps are required to complete each unique object which takes a makes you know why variety of colors hatton's shapes and sizes. i catch in creations of sold in a gallery for around 11 year olds each. these pieces are tina made you can give them a new design in a specification and you make it and the color for you also has products. and we like the fact that he's waste into usable artifacts and to ensure that sustainable glassblowing has a few cheering ghana michael to take also teaches this traditional craft to young people in his workshop passing on his sustainable methods to the next generation of artists. and how about you if you're also doing your bit tell us about it visit our website or observing this or tweak. ashtray doing your
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bit. sharing your story. pretty much the world over these are known to be industrious creatures in english we've been used to chair busy bees but like many other insects they are under threats others are for ticks or still overbought region of kosovo is sold a new rope there conservation is still working to protect the unique not true hobby to one where the important pollinators plea a key role. it's usually men who wear this kind of outfit in kosovo they are hardly any female beekeepers in the country sheep or shyla is one of them the beekeeping season might be over but she still checks on his charges. regularly. and electric fence protects her hives from the bears that still roam this area near precision kosovo's 2nd largest city.
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the shire manton's national park just to the self is a refuge for balkan links this species of wildcat is critically endangered there are only a few dozen of them left. sheep or shall or has 150 beehives she's the boss and her husband works for her that's quite an unusual set up but it works for them. doing positive one in the all we like to do things systematically. i start from one and. my husband starts from the other. we like to compete. it's kind of a game to see who can check more beehives. today it looks like a tie once the inspections are done charlotte takes care to extinguish the coal in
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her smoker which is used to come the bees a forest fire could have disastrous consequences. she doesn't have any trouble finding buyers for her organic honey. it sells for twice the price of the honey sold at street side markets be keeping sheep breeding and she's making are an important part of the economy in kosovo the youngest and smallest nation in the balkans. shallow went abroad to study organic farming methods. nowadays environmental activists come to see her to learn how she applies organic methods to be keeping. the aim is to raise awareness across kossovo of eco friendly farming practices. i attended a workshop in germany i learned a lot about animal welfare which nobody here knows anything about i'm now getting courses to pass on this knowledge i hope people will come to realize we have to
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protect me. and that includes being they are so important for the environment. nature conservation can be an uphill battle. in kosovo and neighboring albania hydro power plants are still widely considered an eco friendly way to generate electricity but building more of them alongside illegal timber felling would further shrink the habitats of endangered species such as bess lynx and wolves. she says most of the people don't realise what is going on they just not aware of the issues but she wants to change that. we have to pay more attention to our natural environment especially in the national park this also affects my business. if forest clearance and everything that goes along with
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it is allowed to go on i will eventually lose my. because if they gained independence in 2008 it's only natural she says that it will take a while for such a young country to sort things out she fish for one remains optimistic. back to africa now to meet a man here in the large area who believes that farming should be both sustainable and profitable something or bully has declared war on the concept of soft cisterns farming we're farmers plant a small plot of land and just about make ends meet a few years ago he launched a training campaign aimed at revolutionizing small scale farming with hydroponic agriculture. samson or bullion sees agribusiness as the root of sustainable development and job creation the head trainer at farm that in a good state southwestern nigeria believes agriculture must be business minded
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technology driven and climate smart the 38 year old is also keen to pass on his knowledge to others. remember if you practice like record your you will before practice i agree business you're on the on the road to wealth so what is. grandfather and. how rich was your grandpa. how rich you are no more from eyes that you know if they are not well how can the systemic you reach. over the past 7 years has trained over 10000 young nigerians for him agriculture is no way to make a quick buck and requires a hands on approach. on a lot of people and i realize not everybody has the amounts to pay for training now you don't want people to going to agriculture without being properly trained if not
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they would waste money time with the resources so i figure out front i am setting up more farms what if i give people the opportunity to walk. at the same time so instead of looking for money to pay for your lesson fee for your land if we are all of that. for free and actually set up a form farmers like gloria oil lobby you hope to scale up their agribusiness using the hydroponic method this uses water rich in nutrients instead of soil this makes planting and harvesting possible regardless of season. why because it is less to us and to. quickly not accurately almost accurately. only if an ice and other. students built this growing patch during
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a one week program they learn how to set up a soil a sparrow panic from nutrients laden mist nourishes the plants which makes maximum use of area and fertilizer. from an opposite principle farming if you follow the principle you can apply to many plants you want to develop on your farm so for the trial system you are where you want to set up the trial for the plan. and you always great about the way for workers to do for obviously. samson al gore and his farm lab team are convinced solace farming could be a blueprint for sub-saharan african countries to feed themselves sustainably and profitably. with the number of students increasing daily plans to grow his training program across nigeria. whoa amazing what they're doing on that report is also about training young people 1st time not
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far from where you are sundry. what's going on there well the program is meant to show how business opportunities and jobs can be created while on the same time protecting our planet and its resources we've visited london cab that encourages young people to turn their visions between reality and we met some pretty inspiring and crippling us. our house collapsed and we only did when mother died from the injuries she suffered so i turned my opinion food past into motivation i never knew that what i'm doing would turn this big to me and to devote a moment. i thought and out i thought discriminated because of my often funding from malaria i am now part of the solution in my country
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2 people each of the vision joy another got produces wouldn't send the preparers mosquitoes according to the un every 2 minutes a child under the age of 5 dies of malaria. even if i mean i'm saving all the kids that are suffering great now i am at least saving the ones that i can join mary cover he's a founder and director of the green business apps like africa which builds houses out of recycled plastic bottle has come from another guy graduates of the so sure you know vision academy for short. it's located in the town of them p.g. about particular meters south of uganda's capital kampala here young people including often street kids learn how to develop their ideas into successful businesses due to recover 1000 pandemic only a few students are currently able to attend classes on campus especially in uganda people are not prepared to work together to present themselves to us critical
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question. and we are learning that. and that's why often not everybody will become an entrepreneur but many of our scholars as well that. have found jobs one of the solutions latest to come paula we're plastic course is a huge problem 350000 tons of trash accumulates in the ugandan capital every year and only half of it is disposed of. much of the plastic learn from these trash dump recycling isn't common here just maybe government pays young trash collectors to gather bottle is that you can use to build houses. every time i come here and. give some money to other people for example if locally all keeping our environment gives me that even the future then that is what will it hold the planet that we we have done or we have protected from plastic with.
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is pressed into plastic bottles to make bricks many women work for governments business giving them the chance to on here own money. the government say's their house is a cool inside even on whole days his business has already constructed more than 100 buildings using over 3000000 plastic bottles in the process. due to the corona virus pandemic commissions have slowly but there is funding coming in from abroad we are revising different solutions on the way we can be able to survive as a company and we've also good some people who support us for example we go with some funding from ikea. that decided to support us and especially. so when none of the guys broke down a few bars of soap one of the women who supply her with the name address
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a key ingredient in our product. before the coffee $1000.00 price no regard charge tourists on hold. but now that they are hardly any has expanded how business online i have a vision to make. a big place i have a vision to make africa into running away from it to make it a better place. if my mother huppenthal me now. i know it will be productive me. i'm sure she would it is good to be reminded that looking out to the environment you should do well that's all we had for you today thank you all for changing us so long for me. here in kampala until next time. but for nell sundress always a pleasure hosting the show with you at 12 you also remember you can find out more
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about of protection and saw stability on our social media platforms i am chris sign you know from lagos see you again next week. dum. dum. dum. dum.
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