The City of Cape Town is looking to provide another 12 500 Portable Flush Toilets (PFTs) in the areas where they are most needed.
“Local government is doing more than we think, but they are not doing enough,” said Lorena Pasquini, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cape Town, in her lecture ‘Hot, or Not: Local Government and Climate Change Adaptation.’
Earlier this month, Cape Town-based adventurer Ray Chaplin began a 2 300km source-to-sea expedition.
Woolworths recently installed its pilot solar roof system on one of the buildings of its Head Office in Cape Town’s central business district.
Renowned local artist Andile Dyalvane has kindly joined forces to help support the Pride of Cape Town, the public arts event set to launch at the V & A Waterfront this month. All proceeds will benefit international wildlife charity the Born Free Foundation.
We had the pleasure this week to experience hands-on the largest single rooftop solar installation in Africa, generating 542.4kW power. The impressive “White House’ Vodacom office building in Century City, Cape Town had all of 3600m² of roof tiles removed and replaced by solar panels.
“I have a confession to make. I wasn't born a greenie, I didn't have a passion for it at high school or anything like that. I was actually in banking, believe it or not.”
The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Department is appealing to all residents to please adhere to the specified times for watering gardens, lawns and plants in order to prevent water wastage.
Motorists, residents and even officials are baffled as to how a hooded figure in a green boat landed up on the Black River.
The City of Cape Town has asked residents and motorists to consider public transport wherever possible or to walk or cycle in order to take the sting out of the recent significant fuel price hike.
Two hiking tourists were airlifted off Table Mountain in separate incidents after the sweltering heat got the better of them on Tuesday.
City Councillors, residents and street activists meet to consider ways in which to open streets to all users, irrespective of who we are and how we move.
Fires are something we are all too used to in Africa. But each year, as rising temperatures from climate change force weather to get more and more extreme, so too do the intensity and frequency of our fires.
A survey has revealed that four out of 10 households in Cape Town's poor areas go without food at least once a week, it was reported on Wednesday.
In an attempt to make cycling safer and reduce inner-city traffic, the cycle lane in Bree Street between Strand Street and Waterkant has been colourised green as a test phase.
Durban and Cape Town residents will have to start looking seriously at drinking recycled water from the local sewage works within the next few years. Water supplies are running out and there is not enough time to build big new dams.
Green Economy is a term that is often used in a broad or very loose context. It is not simply a synonym for a low-carbon economy and it is also not a business club of organisations who have employed environmental PR agencies. Green economics is concerned with a system of environmentally responsible organisations that exist and grow because they do business with each other – they consistently increase the extent to which they produce and consume greener products and services.
The recent dramatic bee attacks in the Western Cape have raised fresh concerns about the growing trend of urban beekeeping in South Africa.
It is with great excitement that CapeNature, together with residents from Lamberts Bay this month celebrate 100 years since the Cape gannets colonised Bird Island, making it one of only six breeding colonies of this vulnerable seabird, worldwide.