The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research), a leading scientific and
technology research organisation, are seeking two motivated and enthusiastic Doctoral Students to conduct research about ocean pollution and illegal fishing.
The National Research Foundation in Pretoria currently has several executive director positions available.
On a botanical trip to one of the most neglected parts of our country – Klein Pella, near Aggeneys in the Northern Cape – the title of this famous book by Arundhati Roy developed a whole new meaning in my heart.
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.
Photographer David Liittschwager has captured the beauty of biodiversity by placing a cube in a variety of habitats and recording whatever moves through it. The fate of humanity may depend on these micro-environments.
A local authority has launched an innovative pilot study with the aim of developing a better understanding of the shape and size of the Plastics Industry in South Africa.
With the help of new technology, researchers are capturing the details of humpback whale behavior on their North Atlantic feeding grounds.
A few lucky GSN members will get the opportunity to take an all-expenses-paid trip to the Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve in Howick, to attend the student networking meeting "GSN Indibano" from 26 - 29 August. All travel and accommodation expenses will be paid by SAEON.
The search is on for technologies that can use SA's abundant ocean currents as a new renewable energy source. Workshops will be held across the country to elaborate on this challenge.
How much control do we have over our own lives? Are we really controlled by our genes, trapped in our own selfishness, like some modern authors want us to believe? Just how much power do we have to shape our lives and those of others?
Five Southern African countries are establishing a regional science centre that will support cross-border research into climate change and land management.
The fourth Anniversary of Wind Power Africa is an impressive manifestation of its importance for the successful development of wind energy in Africa.
Two students are following in the footsteps of a remarkable renewable energy visionary, Dr. Doug Banks, funded by his legacy in the form of scholarships.
A shark research permit for a mega-chumming has been cancelled with immediate effect after a 20 year old bodyboarder, David Lilienfeld, was ripped to pieces by a shark, believed to be a Great White, yesterday at Kogel Baai, near Gordon's Bay.
The hallmark of a truly sustainable system is its ability to regenerate itself. When it comes to farming, the key to sustainable agriculture is healthy soil, since this is the foundation for present and future growth.
Learn about endangered turtles, ornithology careers, Africans penguins and many other fascinating members of our earth at the FREE Biodiversity Expo from 5 to 8 May at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Across the globe, amphibian numbers have been in fast decline since first reported in 1990. Habitat change due to human population growth has been identified as the leading factor, but in pristine habitats population reductions are as a result of a number of factors including ultraviolet light, climate change and infectious diseases.
The Proteus Initiative is privileged to host Craig Holdrege of The Nature Institute, upstate New York, to participate and teach in 'Discovering how a genuinely holistic perspective affects our thinking with respect to every aspect of environmental concern' in August 2011.
A frog researcher at Stellenbosch University (SU) is calling on nature lovers in the Western Cape to help her with research on the occurrence and distribution of the painted reed frog in the Province by reporting when they hear the call of this little frog in their region.
Then play your part! According to Steve Chown, scientist at the Centre of Invasion Biology at Stellenbosch University, we can still change the future of our earth. He spoke during a series of lectures at the Stellenbosch University as part of the Year of Biodiversity.