Celebrating Planet Earth

We celebrated World Earth Day in April and we thought it would be a good idea to reiterate the importance of protecting our one and only, Planet Earth. We must take time and reflect on what World Earth Day really means to us.

The Knyphausen Foundation and EcoTraining Train the Trainer Programme in Botswana

An initiative aimed at educators from rural communities who become trainers; integrating environmental education as part of their syllabus offered to local community primary schools.

Freedom Day

Freedom Day in South Africa is a significant National public holiday which marks the human right to freedom and commemorates the country’s first ever democratic elections held in 1994.

Be Informed and understanding why Plastic is bad for the Environment

“There are 500 times more pieces of microplastic in the sea than there are stars in our galaxy and by 2050 it is estimated there will be more plastic than fish” ~ Ian Johnston: Environment Correspondent in an article for the Independent.

Hyenas are not the ‘Underdogs’ of Wild

If you look closely at them you will see their scars – proof of battles won and lost, proof that they are born survivors.

Bioturbation and how this contributes to the well-being of the planet

If bioturbation did not occur, plant growth would be severely reduced, thus negatively impacting the overall productivity of the planet. We owe a great deal to all these industrious animals for the preservation of our planet.

Family Day

“Let us on this Family Day acknowledge and honour the special people in our lives…the ‘family’ that come in many forms.”