The Miss Earth South Africa walked away with top honours in the Young Entrepreneur category at the Inaugural South African Premier Business Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg recently.
Every year on World Environment Day (5 Jun) the country's leading scientists, consultants and business leaders gather to challenge and address crucial issues facing South African business.
The search is on for individuals and organisations that contribute to the well-being of the Earth, its wonderful biodiversity and natural resources. If you are such an individual or organisation – you could enter the Eco-Logic Awards.
Could we ever fully appreciate and value the essential role which the oceans play in our world’s ecology and the future health of our planet? The Sea Pledge Saldanha to Sodwana Coastal Tour aims to generate opportunities for local communities who depend on the ocean.
On 22 April 2013, more than one billion people around the world will take part in the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual observance on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
“Good ecology is good economics,” Dr Andrew Siddle said during the opening of the SA Conference on Carbon Emissions & Tax held recently at the GIBS conference centre in Ilovo.
Since 2004, cities across the world have co-created and shared the experience of the world's largest naked event that seeks to create environmental awareness through clean initiatives such as cycling.
This year the Indigenous Plant Fair returns to its roots at the KZN Botanic Gardens in Pietermaritzburg. Since those early days (2004), the Fair has grown to include food plants as well as hundreds of indigenous plants and, in 2012, to embrace low-carbon living by showcasing sustainable solutions too.
Our essence of life comes from the Almighty and our home, Earth. As much as both may seem infinite, one is not. With the rapid and insatiable human indulgence for what we deem as necessity (both necessary and unnecessary) happening across the globe, we keep demanding more from earth than we care to replace.
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.
The South African plastics industry will be debating various issues that impact on its growth and future prospects with the first-ever industry specific conference, coming in March.
The workshop forms part of a global process leading up to an international Alternative Resources Summit in September 2013 that will seek to develop visions and strategies for future action.
This year, the United Nation's two-week climate-change conference, COP18 in Doha, Qatar, provides yet another opportunity for serious climate-change mitigation. And with the recent Superstorm Sandy, it is clear that tough decisions must be hammered out as soon as possible because climate change will not slow down for us.
As the World Bank strongly warns of the devastating effects of temperature rises and hopes for a ground-breaking COP18 outcome are low, the World Future Council concluded its 6th Annual General Meeting with a renewed commitment to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.
Johannesburg-based environmentalist and law graduate, Tamerin Jardine, placed in the Top 8 at the 13th International Miss Earth at a star-studded, glittering gala showcase event in the Philippines on Saturday night.
Join us for a fun, information - filled talk and learn to balance your physical, emotional and mental self. The first of Mo-Jo's Light Guide Workshops is 'The Seed - You are what you think.'
The UN Climate Change Conference in Doha kicked off today, with calls to implement agreed decisions and stick to agreed tasks and timetables.
The best local people, companies and organisations involved in post-consumer PET recycling were recently honoured at the 7th annual AGM and networking evening.
We're having fun at the Cape Town Green Expo, where fascinating initiatives in sustainability are being shared. Our toilet roll plants are attracting lots of attention. The Green Expo is running until the end of the day on Sunday. Please pop over and chat to us, free veggie plants for sign-ups! Check out our photo gallery so far.
Fuel saving, alternative energy, water saving, organic foods, office equipment, household products and even green toys: The Green Expo is destined to become a regular on your calendar.
Last month, sub-national biodiversity summit Cities for Life was held to take stock of progress since the previous Cities Biodiversity Summit at the CBD COP 10. The latest tools, initiatives and networks illustrated the value of bringing nature back into cities.