Radioactive Waste Repository Vaalputs

Court action launched against illegal nuclear metal smelter

Did you know that the National Energy Corporation of SA (NECSA) has permission to smelt and release radio active metal into the South Africa marketplace? Last week a court action was launched to call for a halt of  the operations at Pelindaba (just outside Tshwane), and a new process for authorisation to … [Read More...]

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Tasty tales from the Overberg

Environmentalist film production and media agency Green Renaissance has recently closed shop in Cape Town and moved to a tiny off-grid home in the Overberg, along the Cape's South Coast. They continue to produce … [Read More...]

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3683 trees planted in Livingstone!

"At first I didn't really understand the full benefits of planting more trees, but Greenpop explained it to me & it is really going to help. Speaking for the whole community, we have cut down many trees for … [Read More...]


Cities need to figure out their stories

More than 100 of the world’s fastest growing cities are in Africa. So said Marlene Laros (main picture), lead author of the newly released “the State of African Cities” report by ICLEI, during the launch at the … [Read More...]


67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

When you think of knitting, what comes to mind? A grey-haired dear? Think again! Knitting is now hip and is being done, en masse, for a good cause. 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day started as a challenge but … [Read More...]


How to save the planet from gold mining

Diamonds are supposed to be forever, however it’s the human love affair with gold that has been truly lasting. For thousands of years, since even before the time of King Tut, gold has been prized for its beauty … [Read More...]

Prof Gunter Pauli, Blue Economy  entrepreneur from Belgium

Defy the rules and change the world

“Don’t accept no for an answer. Defy the rules! It’s the only way we’re going to make the change.” This was the opening statement by Prof Gunter Pauli, Blue Economy  entrepreneur from Belgium, who was the keynote … [Read More...]