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when i came upon this but that's all you see what it cost so if i could. be that my factory a smaller one because someone doesn't like. an estimated $450000.00 metric tons of trash are dropped in the lagoon and on the beaches every year. the activists hope the government in lagos will step in soon to do more than it's doing now and that way the way said will be cleared every day. mongul largest seabirds and they are one of the most threatened families of birds on earth albatrosses feed on squids fish and kriol so it's not surprising that the trucks it's a large fishing vessels that troll the oceans and. maybe too good to resist the boats are actually more of a curse and a blessing so these majestic creatures exodus down.
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with the wind span of up to 3 and a half meters the wondering how the trust may be the most majestic sea bird in the southern hemisphere and one of its most endangered species. on the french causing island is an archipelago in the southern ocean only why miss king sent his team to quit the birds with transmittance since last autumn they've been tracking the flight of the albatross is why miss king has been fascinated with the sea birds ever since he was a boy. albatross is flights of 70 to 80 kilometers an hour over stormy seas without flapping their wings they use the wind to get around but it's true there is something majestic confront tar stick about the flight of the albatross when you go to the sea every owner followed just dreams of catching
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a glimpse of one. such encounters are increasingly rare because the number of wandering albatrosses has shrunk dramatically in recent years. research's estimates that there are only some $25000.00 left worldwide albatrosses often follow boats in search of food. first or so on i was on the boat taking those over to the crows at islands the bird just kind of know where the sea was choppy and we saw the arbitrageurs approach the boat pass over it's a fly alongside the vessel is observe those and then vanished again into the sea. the birds mainly follow fishing boats unfortunately many fisherman cast kilometer long lines equipped with dozens of hole while trying to take the bait albatross there is often swallow the hooks and die a painful death the boats they usually unlicensed and don't send out the required
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automatic identification signals they also don't employ safety measures like weighted lines which can be immediately pulled down far below the water's surface marine biologists are concerned that. the problem with international waters is their rights free zone international organizations don't have the legal instruments to force these boats to stop their own authorized fishing or. so off he won miss case in his colleagues launched their ocean sentinel research project to find another way of combating illegal fishing they've now fitted $170.00 birds with radar transmitters which can even track down boats that are sending out the required signal. this here is a transmitter you know it has a g.p.s. on turner which allows it to locate the exact spot where the radar was detected. the another one
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a transmits the data directly to us via satellite. the scientists compared the data gathered by the birds with that from authorized fishing boats they found that around 30 percent of the vessels out at sea that permits the researches say there are indications some of the boats saw sailing under chinese and spanish lacks an accusation that spain's director general of sustainable fisheries categorically rejects the best is that we are operating in the solution whatever your students that were flying the flag. saying are welcome sure we want sure we all of them and it isn't all that we are not a war or there are cities but the ornithologists trust their research pass certain that data could help to stop an eagle fishing out of state albatrosses in the process. just as in many other parts of the world traffic is
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a major problem in africa's megacities some people need up to 3 odds just to get to work never mind all the small delivery trucks that are frequently stuck in traffic jams and it's not just the time wasted is it near to take king as capital nairobi its population has doubled over the last 20 years and increasing traffic is terrible in terms of company emissions and if quality but that's just one reason eco minded intrapreneur us us making the switch to electro mobility. it's still early when leroy miner heads into the public stricken districts of nairobi to deliver fresh produce. the word gets around on a solar powered car go in bike. but return on saturday. do you have a good 50 people who don't want to end value paula paula like my son they are funny
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to put but the child. continue to go so that you feel the next spring when you sign. the bike to reach a speed of 40 kilometers an hour even when it's carrying a heavy load the solar panel on the reef protects leroy from the brain and the battery keeps charging even in this kind of. leverage for a local company coup kwanza to coolah. it supplies pre-prepared staple foods to street food vendors in mostly impoverished neighborhoods we want to be sustainable that's the number one driver but also we want to be economically sustainable so that we are able to produce products that are affordable for our customers who are mainly poor in order to do that we find it more efficient to use green energy the sort of bikes that we use we don't pay any fuel for them and they're able to carry more cargo compared to more to buy the electric cargo bike was developed by the
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startups cycles sustainable mobility is wonderful because it's one that's good for them. especially in kenya and in africa where our population will grow must be over the next 20 to 30 years so the environmental case is a very strong case that we always have to make. the number of vehicles driving on gasoline or diesel is on the rise in african cities worsening pollution and increasing carbon emissions. the united nations environment program you know is therefore promoting electrum a billet in africa in kenya the biggest emission when it comes to cycles are one of the biggest polluters so we want to replace them completely with 0 emissions electric motor cycles like this one. in kenya some 80 percent of the electricity in the country derives from renewables such as solar and wind power and geothermal energy ideal conditions for. and yet there are just $300.00 electric my pads
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on the busy streets of the canyon capital the main obstacle to email kenya is inadequate infrastructure and the battery range is too limited plus there are hardly any charging stations. for electric cars to be mainstreamed people say we need to do is we need fast but for fastest to be established we need electric cars so there must be there must be that guy. well that's really too to foster risk my there is demand for electric vehicles in conservation areas for example and wildlife reserve such as for i was north of nairobi. slum crusade used to be got stripped and but it's been retrofitted with a super quiet electric engine a major advantage here in the savannah. what i like about it is the silence when
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you're driving. close to the un well i mean with no one to. hear it so they don't get the stuff you kind of person are new rules. and. you can stop. the army or the underworld you morph without stopping unlike the other vehicle which is this the safari jeep was converted by swedish company. the company has set up shop in kenya with 40 employees and installs electric engines and cause a mind to bikes and soon buses to. going forward we will go more and more towards towards manufacturing of a deeper and deeper level which means that we can make kenya into the actual central hub for electric vehicles of this region and we can move away from importing these vehicles. for the time being at least electric vehicles remain
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something of a niche market in kenya. a lot of ground will have to be covered before they go mainstream. and politics in nairobi improves. and that is certainly an interesting approach and it is good to know that the electric bikes a walk in the right to maybe the idea will cost you in other african countries as well maybe here in uganda as well welcome to the end of this week's equal africa we've glad you could join us and of course we hope you've been able to pick up a few ideas and insights you can use wherever you live i am sunda train of you saying bye here in kampala the capital overview gunda so long for now it's goodbye to you dear viewers out there see you again next week until then you can stay in touch with us and keep up with the latest development on our social media channels but now i'm no time we signing up from the fashion park in lagos nigeria.
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in the. center of the conflict zone in these extraordinary times we decided to take the opportunity to focus on the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is having on human rights around the world there are reports of invasive surveillance authoritarian power grabs my guest is the head of human rights watch kind of rothko many limitations on people willing to accept in order to fight a threat like coronavirus conflicts of. 30 minutes doubling.
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saddam you're putin were 2 part documentary analyzes the difficult relationship between russia and the us and between their presidents how does their rivalry and their dangerous mutual admiration affect the rest of the world to some bullies trump and putin starts august 3rd on d w. welcome to the girl next you tube channel. a good mine of story. with exclusive insights. and a must see concerning parts culture to ensure a. place to be for curious minds. do it yourself networkers. so subscribe and don't miss out. bento for it is for me. it's for. beethoven just for him.
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