Eco-Lens at DIFF

You may be interested in Eco-Lens at the Durban International Film Festival (22 July to 1 August 2010): Filmmakers are key agents in keeping a watchful eye on threats to human ecology and environmental balance in films such as Scientists Under Attack, and South African Carlos Franciso’s American Foulbrood. When the water that comes out […]

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Blooming marvelous

I’ve noticed this striking tree in bloom all around my neighbourhood – in the scary kid park, outside the Pakistani hairdresser and lining the streets. Its the middle of winter so quite surprising to see such a display of colour. It is great but I know little about it – could it be indigenous? Patrick […]

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Greening the Concrete Jungle

Native woods and trees in urban areas, including gardens, provide haven for wildlife, reduce air pollution, surface run-off and flooding  Reversing the declining numbers of native trees and woods in cities would provide numerous benefits at ‘relatively little cost’, says a report from the Woodland Trust.  As well as access to green space, the report, […]

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Urban Farming Initiatives

From the latest Springwise newsletter: Peer-to-peer garden sharing Community based urban farming Grocer launches rooftop garden

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Mitchell Joachim: Don’t build your home, grow it!

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