Have a green year!

Details Last Updated on Sunday, 21 December 2014 22:09 And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminium can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and [...]

Global warming

Details Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 23:11 Earth is the "Goldilocks" planet. It's neither too hot nor too cold. As a result, our world is the only place [...]

Many Species. One Planet. One Future

With this as its theme, the 2010 celebrations of World Environment Day on 5 June will focus on the fantastic diversity of life on earth and specifically the role of [...]

South Africa – land of plenty!

South Africa – land of plenty! I was leaving for America. I had my bags packed, my tickets ready and my family there waiting for me. Then [...]

National Water Week

National Water Week Details Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016 17:06 Seventy per cent of the earth's surface is covered with water and our bodies consist [...]

Saving energy at home

Saving energy at home Details Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2017 07:42 Although we are not currently experiencing load shedding, electricity is in scarce supply in [...]

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day Do wetlands contribute to our well-being? The answer is a definite "yes" and yet they are often seen as wastelands. The wise use [...]

Swimming pool health

Swimming pool health Details Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2016 21:51 Maintaining a swimming pool helps to prevent disease and also increases the lifetime of a [...]

Food safety prevents food poisoning

Food safety prevents food poisoning Details Last Updated on Thursday, 29 December 2016 22:31 Despite attempts to improve standards of food hygiene, food poisoning is on the [...]

Hijack horrors

Hijack horrors Crime statistics remind us that we cannot be careful enough. Police say that the better prepared, the greater the possibility of the victim surviving an [...]