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People’s Climate March 2015! Now what?

The 2015 Peoples Climate March is over. `Earth is set to evict us for bad behaviour’. We cannot wait for the politicians. Change will have to come from us!

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Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace on Role of Faith Communities

Without the faith communities, society won’t mobilize enough citizens to move politicians to act on climate change at COP 21 in Paris: Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace.

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Renewable Energy for Africa. What’s the holdup?

Renewable energy requires a new approach: multisource, localized, private public partnerships that embrace smart technology to capture energy & manage demand

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Nuclear Power is big, bad news for South Africa

The government’s determination to build nuclear power stations regardless of the cheaper and environmentally risk free alternatives demonstrates political, not economically rational motives.

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Thomas Piketty & Time for a Climate of Change

Economics researcher Thomas Piketty’s hard hitting stats that inequality is intrinsic to capitalism has direct parallels with the IPCCs calls for funds to address Climate Change.

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Leopard Toadlet Research at Clovelly Country Club Golf Course

Leopard Toadlet monitoring at Toad breeding ponds on the Clovelly Country Club golf course provide clues about when, where and how many of the elusive toadlets emerge from the water features into Toadhood.

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Fynbos for Foodies at Good Hope Gardens

Rediscover Fynbos as food, as refreshing flavouring agents and as health tonics. Roushanna and Gael of Good Hope Gardens join a growing host of gifted and energetic people who are exploring and sharing the opportunities provided by our fynbos wealth.

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Boomslang Treetop Canopy Walk for Kirstenbosch’s Enchanted Forest

Imagine what it would be like to walk within the canopy of an enchanted forest and to experience life in the tree tops. SANBI & the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens imagined just that . `The Boomslang’ Treetop Canopy Walk opening in November 2013 promises to be an exciting new experience at Kirstenbosch.

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Can Consumer Conscience promote Green Business?

The spontaneous answer is Yes and No. Sounds frustratingly like political speak. No wonder the green sustainability journey feels more like an obstacle course than a sane path to a secure future. Some insight can be gained by unpacking the question of consumer influence. Re-Thinking Consumption a survey completed by the Regeneration Road Map Project […]

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