Schools urged to enter competition celebrating abundant food gardens and climate resilience

Schools enter food gardens competition

Climate change is a serious risk to vulnerable communities. Six of the eight threats recently highlighted by a team of scientists that gathered in Japan are being addressed by South Africa’s  EduPlant programme. Severe weather events, such as those experienced in late summer this year, can destroy crops … [Read More...]


Happy Earth Day All!

I fight not for the saving of the planet, for She did not elect me, I fight not to save Humankind, for they chose me not; I fight, in the process of self-induced human global suicide, On behalf of those innocents … [Read More...]

OK, Humanity, It's Time to Grow Up

OK, Humanity, It’s Time to Grow Up

OK, mankind, it's time to grow up, and I see a good way to start: Change the wording of Genesis 1:26. Change one word. Last week, I quoted that Bible verse in a column about the increasing velocity of climate … [Read More...]

Greyton plastic bag ban

Greyton aims to phase out plastic bags

From the 3rd of July 2014 (International plastic bag free day), Greyton aims to become South Africa’s first town to phase out single use plastic shopping bags. This is a drive initiated by Greyton Transition … [Read More...]