Archive | November, 2011

Join us on Saturday, December 3rd for tree planting at COP17!

Hi all, I would like to invite you to join us this Saturday, December 3rd 2011 at 9:00 am at the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre for planting trees for climate justice. After the tree planting, we will join the march of civil society. Since the exact route has not yet been confirmed by the local […]

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First mass-produced electric cars take to the streets of Africa

For the first time ever, a fleet of mass-produced, zero-emission vehicles have taken to the streets of Africa. A dozen electric cars from the Renault-Nissan Alliance highlighted the benefits of green transportation and provided a zero-emission shuttle services for delegates at the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, Nov. 28-Dec. 9. […]

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Flowers of the Berg

We went hiking in the Berg over the weekend and spotted this cycad (in the wild!) and these lovely watsonias (or so we think). (more…)

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Save Vetch’s plea

If Durban Point Development Company (DPDC) gets their way and construct a small craft harbour, Durban will soon lose one of its most popular beaches… Vetch’s Beach. This unique beach that offers such a wide variety of water sport activities will be buried under a pile of concrete and steel robbing the man in the […]

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COP17: Support women farmers

“The number of hungry people is set to reach over 1 billion by the end of this year. Rural women are a vital – yet seldom seen – part of the solution to this crisis. Small scale farmers produce half the world’s food and most of them are women. With access to training, technology, financial […]

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