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we visit an exhibition in london to try them out. here moments. 160. 0 blinds us is all its way to bring you more conservation plays how do we make cities greener how can we protect habitats we can make a difference global ideas fundamental series again global $3000.00 on g.w. and all mine. what do animal conservation groups did just payment systems i mean gunmen are just having common well believe it or not they can help to protect them very much on that coming up on the show i'm now it's i mean lagos governments in they've done
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they've seen much of our life right now and we still need to care for the environment right sandra but is right near to a one welcome from me sandra 2 nobody here in kampala uganda satellite data shows that doing the look down the air quality has improved in many african cities but white life is still suffering animals especially have been the biggest losers in this crisis pushing the increase in many of the white life resolves what talk about this should be and here's a quick look at some of the stories we'll be looking on today. we visit rhonda where the government has introduced a steps just on to visit it all to the bank notes. that we also see how a military training drones can actually promote conservation. and we meet at the deny an artist who is using you on one to pull for greater protection policy. it is
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a well established fucked that rhino horn is essentially made up of the same substance as a human fingernail but it continues to sell for us to normal prices especially in east asia where it is considered to have him in paula's south africa has a nearly 80 percent of the was whining on husband todd by poaching with only about 20000 and he was left in the wild the country has now resulted in drastic measures in order to preempt porches docs have started to be gone or they are rhinos. landsberg national park in south africa. iran has been spotted but sadly help has come too late after ripping off its own coach has left it as prey for lions. helicopter pilot and he could jacobs is out on patrol surveying the area he's
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a founding member of the anti poaching group a rhino 911 an organization that provides emergency helicopter rescue to rhinos injured all front mostly due to poaching but it also carries out preventive measures. in a last ditch attempt to save them rhino 911 has been assigned to help dion rhinos in the province the animals acid dated before the patient's horn is sold off. beautiful home probably about. 500 kilograms. tragic of many if you do this but unfortunately the only option we have. to climb to something are you know trying to trimming trees like these animals one of. the team needs to a quickly before the rhino wakes up again horny is a drastic procedure that removes about 90 percent of the hand that conservationists
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tell us that in some areas even de vaughn ryan was a moderate to extract the remaining stumps reserves that combine the practice of horning with regular food petrol and extensive monitoring could have a chance of saving the large poppy force it looks brutal but when carried out by professionals it is safe and pain free we create make sure that we don't cut into the growth. part of the room where there's definitely feeding and we also wouldn't be heard from in the fiction point of view in regard to the one so i think in this case i don't know what the overstimulated is a lot of vibration going for the body as a sort of food anesthetic you know sort of like being in a theatre so that so they would respond to that but i don't think it's part of the process takes about half an hour. the horn is labeled wait for a graph and it will later be stored in a secret government world far away from the park improved security measures and interventions such as the horning have helped south africa to cut the number of
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porch animals by half over the past 5 years. rhino 911 works closely with the rhine orphanage in nonprofit center that cares for all fun and injured rhino carves. a fundie a mare and her colleague preparing milk for 3 recent arrivals. only barely escaped the same fate as their mothers who were butchered for their home your land hopes to release the rhino spec into the wild once they have matured but she is concerned about the rise in porcine as a result of the economic fallout caused by corporate 19 rhinos are still being killed it's a faster pace than they can reproduce. the sons of covert 19 as part of picking up in south africa with definitely seen an increase in costs arriving we've had for costs in 53 days so we definitely think that there is an effect you know there is
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the tourism industries are all closed it's very quiet art and the reserves the anti-poaching teams try their best to patrol and protect the reserves but we think that that quiet nature of the reserves definitely. has an effect on the parchin back in rhino 911 has spotted 2 animals on the move time to fix opinions on mixed some believe it makes male rhinos well noble others say the horns and essential for survival and grow back within about 5 years these kinds of ation is see no alternative. well we're using animals at a moment right we're using i don't have dry nose for a year in south africa and that number's on acceptable so we need to try and do more we need to dry you know and save the species it's a real story animal. and we need to save them for generations to come that. they were going to wipe out. most rhinos seem unperturbed when they wake up and
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simply resume grazing with 3 years rhino 911 has been working with authorities to dion rhinos in public parks and reserves the precise numbers of those de horned. are kept secret for their protection. it is sad about such drastic measures sometimes we need it to protect us now when it is often see that every little bit helps and that's certainly the case when it comes to the environment one young student in germany has formed a way of tommy plastic waste into sustainable tyrants and the best thing is the end product looks just like expensive marble take a look at this week's doing your big. tiles look like marble but they're actually made of 100 percent plastic. of crates
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them from the used packaging materials. the designer based in germany 1st greens and wants the waste. heat in an oven to soften the plastic me. toxic seems so acute wears a mask for protection as she needs and presses the match she merely what happens in nature is a distance of in the company i came up with the idea for the tiles because a lot of plastic waste ends up in the oceans mostly by rivers in china and africa it's broken down into smaller and smaller pieces and it ends up on beaches through pressure until it becomes part of the stand there. i study the conditions under which rock is formed how its structure is created and then i used a similar process with a plastic waste. of. bemis to take winston turn it into something useful that's also beautiful and durable. yet there's no
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thinking about founding a social enterprise to produce her tiles on a larger scale. if she succeeds our mountain of plastic waste might get just a little bit smaller. and how about you if you're also doing your bit tell us about it visit our web site. that does a tweet. hash tag doing your bit so. we share your story. remove great indeed impressed we're going to stick with the creative team and protecting the environment but change continents and come straight back it up because this time to west africa on specifically again i am capital accra that's right sondra with their creation artists come out with influence they have
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a part to surprise them fascinates us and also to make us think could be in our yard is a good man painter whose works draw attention destruction of our oceans it could offer got paid him a visit to find out. in his to do you. doubt about 2 things he laughs deeply fish on the ocean his nickname which for. mr fish much of this week makes this secret chess struggle with pollutants dumped into the ocean. no specific thing when he 1st started painting by 20 years ago but having grown up in a fishing community his consent for marine life grew with environmental issues becoming more and more pressing i've been painting from eric this picture of the shot and seeing some plane for some years back and seeing the pollution aspect of
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it it is going to affect and even kind of fishes we have in the oceans so few years to come if we are able to do about do anything about getting this wish. in. the paintings illustrates the puti of the contrast in it with the damage done by human activity. this is a job that now lives of he hopes it can also save the greater peppers of helping preserve the ocean for future generations. if we leave this time to see the dinosaurs and all the animals that have died and gone. it is in our power in our hands to make sure that the sharks and wills still remain in the ocean. and visits the beach in his community every day picking up least washed ashore.
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he recycles these waste items by using them for his spin to tell him the real stories of how polluted to see ease but who has a wish to go to wendy live under the seat to live with one thing and fight for it to be kept clean if i have a relationship to be in day to see the life and i'll be open even a gram of the beautiful bit of the whole of my life. the importance of preserving to the ocean. i tweet is a constant reminder that. we had to send a go announcement some more individuals dedicated to helping the planet this time on shore then 0 the day works in the service of the cops planting trees wherever they can these include 1st and foremost moving the trees as well as force and
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so-called boy entries there involve the residents in the project that's important because it's only when people realize the benefit of trees that they will protect and take care out there. oh. planting trees is now a day's samas favorite activity. she and a group of volunteers want to make this sandy parking lot on the outskirts of the car more hospitable. i'm planting a salmon and. it's a shame tree that can grow up to 20 metres high. a large square full of shady trees a place to hold celebrations and festivals somewhere to meet the neighbors that the vision of
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a local n.g.o.s has managed to win over the local residents. living on. the most important people need greenery. and as i see it those who respect the environment respect themselves. so we must do what we can to combat desertification by planting trees all over the city. but it's not enough to just planted trees you need to nurture them as well day after day. it's imperative to involve the local population that's what guarantees the survival of the trees and. the n.g.o.s actually took its name from a tree in a bed a is the word for more ring in the wall of language it's a versatile tree its leaves and food can be eaten or used for medicinal purposes.
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scientists have proven that trees bring rain by contributing to transpiration they trigger precipitation in the clouds more trees mean more rain and the more we cut down the less rain there is one that they say deserts advance but they don't it's humans that make it possible so things must change we must plant. big cities are growing as a graph taking speed in senegal. in the past 60 years the country has lost around half of its forests to urbanization. tens of thousands of hectares of woodlands continue to be destroyed every year. yet info office when they move there's a lot of pressure on the centers the population is rising there's more construction and fewer green spaces and trees we're neglecting nature and that's why desertification is growing worse in our country. as
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a result sure sure nature and more irregular wet seasons in the past the rain began in june and lasted 3 months 9 things have changed. everyone knows the trees are useful but we don't give ourselves the means to plant them as a result with operation 1000000 trees and what we're doing in the neighborhood we're introducing people to the importance of trees the importance of greenery in one day these trees will provide much needed shade offering city dwellers rest bite from the burning sun having planted 750000 trees last year nobody is aiming for a 1000000 in 2020. nature is reclaiming some areas in our cities i mean also making a comeback in another environment where you absolutely wouldn't expect it to military training grow these large secluded abs i use to practice military maneuvers and i
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slowed handmaids in germany for instance many whereas this year following refuge on i mean training grounds birds wild caught wolves all sorts of plants and insects more or less left to their own devices in fact most german military training areas are part of a european network dedicated to preserving biodiversity. constant tank movements and artillery exercises make nature conservation at this army training ground a complicated affair before the ecologist start work the search party patrols the area to make sure there are no nasty explosive surprises lurking in the grass they're always accompanied by munitions expert from the german military once. they found a missile its location is marked down and laser bomb disposal experts will pick it up. you have to search carefully as we use everything from small 20 millimeter ammunition to large ordinance and explosives of course it's much easier to find bombs that to find small munitions and don't forget we've been using this troop
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training area for 80 years so you find all sorts of stuff here. just those 80 years of army maneuvers have helped create a very landscape in bomb holder or grasslands with wild herb's as well as woodlands and brush all ideal for biodiversity. grasslands are so valuable because they're hard to find anywhere else there's no arab land so no pesticides no nutrients no fertilizers this is only for military maneuvers. the army has all the heavy equipment it needs to preserve the natural environment this armored vehicle is used to take care of open spaces to make sure they don't get overgrown it tears up shrubs and flattened small trees. germany has 1400 square kilometers of land for military drills the environmental group nabu commissioned a study and found something astonishing although there are pollutants like heavy
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metals and kerosene residue the sites are ecologically important. didn't let's move on now the situation in these areas is unique the exercises create a patchwork environment there are temporary changes what we ecologists call disturbances in areas where soil is removed there are pioneer sites where rare plants can grow as well as animal species you can't find in the regular landscape. destruction by tanks and artillery creates new ecological niches says army ecologist with 3 quarter. ponds foreman tank trails and bomb craters where frogs and newts can spawn. this is not static environmental protection. so constantly changing they're also valuable areas not in regular use by the military where nature can evolve organically grown zeus' not to live. in the area is used
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less often they deploy sheep several 1000 sheep graze all summer long in the military training ground so that's what makes sheep really useful is that they get into all the corners under the bushes into parts of the woods we can't reach the machine can't do that the sheep prince grazing and droppings at the turf into the state that nature needs all. the sheep of spent numerous summers in the military zone and are well used to it so shepherd col hines can kill them. in there even when he generally whenever they're shooting even heavy fire you'd be amazed how fast they adapt if they do get frightened they huddle together one crew member in germany large swathes of the natural environment to been wiped out through intensive farming the untamed land in army training areas is highly valuable in ecological terms embalm holder despite the bombs and grenades this unique environment get special protection. the power nature is
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amazing but we shouldn't rely so much on nature as i've been it's so we humans are responsible for the environmental destruction and deforestation that's happening to drive climate change and you know africa way especially hard hit by the consequences. that is right let us look. at this small central african country has lost nearly 20 percent of forest cover in just the last 10 years but the country is working hard to clean up its act with recycling initiatives and a ban on plastics now they get a payment systems could provide another helping hot if you want to take a motorbike taxi in rhonda's capital for example you can pay with banknotes anymore and that's just the start rhonda hopes increasing me to phase out the money. back on the road after 2 months of coronavirus induced absence motorcycle taxi
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drivers in the rwandan capital kigali are back to work but one thing is not as it used to be mobile payments are now mandatory cash is a thing of the past as well as that being more hygenic drivers are experiencing other benefits to. the device means i no longer have to bargain with the client about the cost of the trip. now it's the meter that determines the fare. it's also eliminated cash transactions whenever i transport a passenger they pay electronically. this ystem has been in place since may 28000 motorcycle taxi drivers have signed up the technology behind it was developed by a real one company. they are registering their names on our platform and all saw they are opening a bank account so we're working with the. local bank so that they can be 4 open
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a bank account at the same time and reduce studying their name on our platform. after signing up the drivers get a smartphone which they pay off at a later date the devices are for processing payments and for personal use cashless payments are already in use on buses in rwanda passengers use so-called smart cards but not everyone likes them. you know i don't trust electronic transactions when i go to the bank i withdraw paper money and there was a record of that on paper. but this new system is not entirely safe. it was better before i have found. other skeptics include market vendors who continue to work with cash but they might be fighting a losing battle because the government is aiming to reduce the use of paper in general and that includes banknotes. the composition of always it's
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6 to 8 percent is made of paper are worse so one of the benefit to the car to their worst. cutting their worst also has. an impact on the. second is going green who would know how best. since the pandemic newspapers have been pushed to go digital only at 1st publisher jeanette omar ashour who saw a decline in sales but now she sees the impact of going to tell. you no longer said this paper bags in somewhere in there and so i think this. that is all for them if the you didn't want to say goodbye to the print media but it was other things
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straight because so when the 2 oct to get to digitize. the system. these days traditional paper newspapers have been relegated to libraries readers now need to go online the coming months will show just how much of a difference the going paper free measures are making in rwanda. mobile money is nothing new to africa let us see how fast the idea kutch is on also keep our eyes open and let you know how it goes but now with going to the end for today and i'm excited that you could join us thank you all for watching i am sunday to nobody here in kampala the capito or uganda thank you sandra it's a 5 for me it's you in lagos nigeria we will be back next week with noise firing stories an hour we've gotta make our planet
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a better place to live in by the prime demi see you next time and do stay healthy. good. good.
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because. a dog's life. what kind of home furnishings do they prefer renowned designers want to find out they designed furniture for dogs. but are the designs blurring the brief visit an exhibition in london to try the back.
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