Calling all young artists, sculptors, crafters. Be inspired & imaginitive, create something beautiful out of junk found along our canals, streams and beaches.
SA is a water scarce country and subject to both droughts and periodic floods. Over the last few months, various municipalities in South Africa have run out of water. Investments into water resource infrastructure are becoming increasingly important for the country.
Snowfall in Gauteng after 31 years. Unprecedented heat waves across the northern half of SA. Tornadoes in Ficksburg and Springs. Devastating hailstorms around the country.
Research from the Aerospace Institute of the University of Stuttgart in Germany supports the theory that water has a memory - a claim that could change our whole way of looking at the world.
All around the world people are showing their awareness of the wellbeing of the Earth. There are millions of talks, media reports and tons of information available on the internet regarding this subject.
Samantha Paul was supposed to be planning her daughter Rachel's birthday party. Instead, she was in Tigray, Ethiopia, pumping water from the wells built in Rachel’s memory. It was the dream her little girl never got the chance to see come true.
For those still unfamiliar with the odd sounding acronym EWSC, it stands for Energy and Water Secure Communities, which is a programme that (of course) focuses on water and energy security, particularly for poor communities.
The future food security in our country this week received a great boost with the announcement that South Africa’s green bank Nedbank has invested R8.3 million into the WWF-SA Sustainable Agriculture Programme.
Three people died when their car fell off a collapsed bridge on Tuesday, as flooding battered central Italy for a third straight day, forcing part of Italy's main north-south highway to close.
Greenpeace activists have chained themselves to the entrance of Megawatt Park, Eskom’s headquarters in Johannesburg.
Nearly a million South African households still have no access to the minimum 25 litres of water per day. Eskom’s water-hungry coal expansion is a major threat to the country’s already stressed water resources, and further compromises water access for the poor, according to a report released by Greenpeace today.
Less than 1% of the world’s oceans are protected from all human activity. We are fishing ourselves into a crisis that threatens global fish stocks, marine biodiversity and local economies.
China’s huge thirst for energy is going to increase the scarcity of water already threatening people in western China and Inner Mongolia, says Brian Blomme.
On the 28th of July the tiny Karoo dorpie of Nieu-Bethesda will host an anti-fracking rally, as part of a series of events designed to highlight the community’s opposition to the proposed destruction of the land and the severe threat of water and air pollution, that accompanies shale gas development.
Caring for the planet and the people they support through their business has always been important to Woolworths. They consolidated all their efforts to support both people and planet under one programme in 2007, which they called their Good Business Journey. Through this programme they have learnt how to tread more lightly on the earth and contribute to issues affecting all South Africans.
On Earth Day one of Cape Town’s greenest hotels gathered together staff, guests and friends to clear alien vegetation in the Silvermine Valley in the Table Mountain National Park during their 45th Adopt-a-Spot initiative.
From every corner of the earth people have been doing their best to Connect the Dots on climate change. We have photos from beneath the ocean waves, high-altitude glaciers, the middle of big cities fighting sea level rise and remote deserts battling drought.
The University of Pretoria has installed a solar water heating system, which – with a total 672m2 collector surface – is the biggest glazed installation in Southern Africa.