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Shopping bag survey supports ban of plastic bags

As part of its Rethink the Bag initiative, the Two Oceans Aquarium ran a survey at a number of SPAR retailers in Cape Town.  Waste Reduction – Far South volunteers ran the survey on behalf of Two Oceans at the Valyland SPAR in Fish Hoek.  The results showed overwhelming support for re-useable shopping bags and […]

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Jenny Cullinan’s Bee Line Art Celebrates Wild Bees

Arranged in an orderly non-alignment at the entrance to the Bee Line Art Exhibition was a collection of quirky blocks  of wood each sporting a tin roof. The polished walls with neat yet random holes represented something!  But what?  A town for solitary bees? Miniature blocks of flats where each hole is a potential home?  […]

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Natures Valley Sandcastles showcase the shore

Once a year the sandy edge of the Nature’s Valley lagoon is transformed by a frenzy of digging and sculpturing as families and friends compete in a sandcastle competition with a difference. `The power is in our hands!’ was the title of a huge sand hand tugging open a sand zip to reveal sea shore […]

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SA at risk warns advocate in nuclear court case.

Events unfolded with all the intrigue of a TV law series in the Earthlife Africa & SAFCEI court challenge to the legality of the nuclear procurement process.

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World Environment Day 2016 McPlanet Cartoon

World Environment day cartoon depicting unsustainable consumerism. Live as if every day is Earth Day for a viable, life supporting Earth every day into the future.

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E-WIZZ electric vehicle charge points in Cape Town

Cape Town officially launches the new EWIZZ electric vehicle charge points. Like free WiFi, electric vehicle charge points are springing up as a service to clients.

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Snake on beach is rescued in a sun hat!

Half the snake was sticking out of the air vent in my hat. Not Good. How was the rest of the snake going to follow? I needed my hat back.

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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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Its personal – new nuclear likely to impoverish us.

New nuclear energy for South Africa with the associated huge economic, social and environmental risks and costs are likely to affect all of us very personally. For a succinct statement on the issues & alternatives to nuclear route watch and share this News 24 video .

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Renewable energy for progress – African Utilities Week 2015

Tapping into the abundant opportunities that renewable energy provides requires a restructuring of electricity services. Not just technically, but socio-politically. Is Africa up to this?

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