Birding Mkuze

10,000 Birds

Mkuze Game Reserve is in the Eastern part of South Africa, about 5 hours away from Johannesburg, and one of the best places I have ever been to for bird photography. The photo shows less than 0.000001% of the global population. More birds of South Africa here.

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Poaching Concerns Likely To Push South Africa, Vietnam And China To Meet

Eco Friendly Daily

Poaching has become a global issue and has organized crime, similar to illegal drug and arms smuggling. In 1989, a ban on the trade of ivory came to be but despite this ban the ivory trade has continued to be a major issue globally. 443 rhinos were killed in South Africa in 2011.

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Tumultuous Beginning To Climate Summit In South Africa

Eco Friendly Daily

Last year’s UN climate summit which took place in Cancun, Mexico resulted in little advancement towards a legally binding global agreement. South African President Jacob Zuma spoke in the opening day of the need to come together globally to avoid dire consequences.

Saudi Arabian Solar Chosen by South Africa

Green Prophet

A Saudi solar project with gigantic storage could deliver solar at night in South Africa. South Africa’s new renewable energy policy is one of the most professionally discriminating in the world, according to SolarReserve SVP Tom Georgis.

T u r n i n g P o i n t s - History of South Africa

The Green Changemakers

Ancient Civilizations and Global Trade. Migration, Land and Minerals in the Making of South Africa. Tags: Globalization Ebook History T u r n i n g P o i n t s MENU PAGE / BOOK 1 / BOOK 2 / BOOK 3 / BOOK 4 / BOOK 5 / BOOK 6 A textbook series commissioned by the Department of Education , produced by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and STE Publishers , and simultaneously published on the SA History Online website.

2010 40

White-backed Vultures are Proper Birds

10,000 Birds

The White-backed Vulture is the most common species of vulture in Africa, although these days they are, like most vultures, globally endangered. The populations remain stable in Ethiopia, Tanzania and southern Africa, but have collapsed in West Africa and have declined in other parts as well. On my recent visit to southern Africa I saw them in several parks and even outside some protected areas, and in some numbers too. Birding South Africa vulture vultures

2015 151

Plant 1 Billion Trees: Remembering the Wangari Maathai. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons {Video}

Elephant Journal

Wangari Maathai was the first African woman (and the first environmentalist) to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Vultures, Human Evolution, Global Warming, and Windmills

10,000 Birds

He interpreted the bones, also at Klasies but other sites in South Africa as well, to indicate that human ancestors hunted only Eland until they became fully modern very recently, then they started hunting the much more dangerous and harder to hunt Buffalo.

Global 186

Nature’s Role in Providing Clean Water in Africa

Conservancy Talk

This past February, I was fortunate to join George Njugi, conservation coordinator for water funds in Kenya, for two days in the Upper Tana River watershed—the site of the Conservancy’s first water fund in Africa. “Water is life.”

Desmond Tutu: “climate change is our global enemy”

Green Prophet

In an associated editorial published in The Observer , he convincingly argues that the same boycott, divestment and sanction tactics used against firms which did business with apartheid-era South Africa must now be applied to institutions that exploit fossil fuels.

2014 107

Global Eye

The Green Changemakers

Tags: Water Globalization Sustainable-development Ebook Food Urban Waste-management Climate-change World Magazine Education

New Clean Tech Map Reveals Israel’s Global Green Influence

Green Prophet

Internationally renowned as leaders in clean technology, Israel also boasts sophisticated water conservation and agriculture prowess that benefits communities in Chile, South Africa, Russia and a handful of other countries – the map reveals.

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Climate change is our global enemy, says Desmond Tutu

Green (Living) Review

In an associated editorial that was published in the British newspaper, The Observer, he argues that the same boycott, divestment and sanction tactics used against firms which did business with apartheid-era South Africa must now be applied to institutions that exploit fossil fuels.

Scientists Call Global Warming a Done Deal

Eco Friendly Daily

The narrative about global warming usually reads either for or against its existence. A new study by Wits University in South Africa and the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom offers a different take: it’s too late to change the course of global warming.

The Durban climate deal saves the talks, but not the climate

Green Blog

The UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, were supposed to end this past Friday night after nearly two weeks of negotiations. By waiting till 2020 to enforce cuts in greenhouse gas emissions our leaders have successfully ignored the 2 degrees target, which scientists regard as the final upper limit of safety against irreversible climate chaos, and set us on a path towards an increase of 4 degrees in global temperatures.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

China, Bangladesh, South Africa, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda Botswana, Kenya and Ethiopia have enacted total bans. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

Global Warming Playing Role In Increased Human-Shark Interactions

Eco Friendly Daily

Twelve deaths were reported due to shark attacks globally out of seventy-five total attacks. from the statistics, global death rates were twenty-five percent. The cause for the increased number of fatalities are pinpointed as increased tourism in new areas and global warming.

New World Energy Council Website for Global Energy information


Johannesburg – There is now a brand new online resource for businesses, governments, academia, and the media to look for and explore global energy information.

The Global Oneness Project

The Green Changemakers

But these same experiences, which create the foundations of our most important relationships, can also play a role in building the future structures of our global community.

Future Fortified - Providing Proper Nutrition to the Needed

Hug a Tree with Me

Future Fortified is a global nutrition campaign launched by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Future Fortified exists to increase access and improve nutrition globally to those who need it, especially pregnant women, young children and new mothers.

2012 149

Are CO2 emissions a normal or inferior good?

Environmental Economics

Global carbon dioxide emissions from industry rose about 3 percent in a weak global economy this year, a study released on Monday showed, adding fresh urgency to efforts to control planet-warming gases at U.N. climate talks in South Africa.   "The global financial crisis was an opportunity to move the global economy away from a high-emissions trajectory. In Econ 101 terms, a normal good is a good for which consumption rises as incomes rise. 

Earth Summit Initiators Prepping in Israel Today

Green Prophet

Ten years later, another world summit was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the purpose of boosting global commitment to sustainable development.

India asks rich nations to 'walk the talk' on climate change issues

Green (Living) Review

"It''s a high time that the developed world should walk the talk", he said after the ministerial meeting of the BASIC nations Brazil, South Africa, India and China.

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Forestry as Key to Food and Climate Change


With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, China is been hosting the ninth BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministerial meet Oct 31-Nov 1.

World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

Green Traveler Guides

World Responsible Tourism Day , now in its 4th year, is the only global event of its kind sponsored by BBC World News and the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

2010 196

World Cup Teams Offset Their Carbon Emissions

Green Living Ideas

The World Cup has kicked off in Johanesburg, South Africa, with 32 teams visiting from around the world to play for national pride and the championship of the world’s most popular sport. Tags: Carbon Offsets/Credits Climate Change/Global Warming carbon emissions carbon offset carbon offsetting South Pole World Cup

2010 61

deliberateLIFE Magazine Issue #5 – Review

Green (Living) Review

Prior to moving back to California, Fay lived and worked in Washington, DC, where she served as the Co-Director of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus and as a key staff member on the Africa and Global Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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Solar PV Demand Rises Sixfold in the Middle East and Africa

Green Prophet

Proponents of environmental reform ( renewable energy , greener economy) are racing against the forces of environmental destruction (fossil fuel industry, global warming ), while the rest of us wait to see which will reach the finish line first.

Africa 112

Can Conservation Provide Water for Cape Town in a Time of Drought?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Consider these seemingly disconnected challenges facing Cape Town, South Africa: The city grows at a rate of 2.6 The city of Knysna, in South Africa’s Western Cape, is largely destroyed. Watershed Degradation Costs Global Cities $5.4 South Africa’s First Water Fund.

2017 86

Futurekind – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Social design can see that primary school children learn to code, and uses local information in off-grid locations to create global change.

2019 162

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

And what does it tell us, other than the obvious “head for South America” or perhaps Indonesia? 401-600 sp: Honduras, Guatemala, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay; the Sahel countries (Africa), Namibia and Botswana; Central Asian countries and Cambodia.

2018 244

Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

G reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. | Green Travel News |.

2011 191

Why Are Rhinos Endangered?


The rhinoceros, the unicorn of the savannah, is the second largest land mammal in the world and is found in both Africa and Asia. It is believed that the art of rhinoceros horn carving led to the Asian rhino population’s destruction in China and endangerment throughout Africa [10].

2018 89

I Remember Elephants

10,000 Birds

Nevertheless, only the most important news I did follow, those about the decision-making process on future sales of elephants and their ivory at a global wildlife summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, the first such meeting since 2013.

2016 235

deliberateLIFE. The green and ethical magazine for the iPad generation

Green (Living) Review

Prior to moving back to California, Fay lived and worked in Washington, DC, where she served as the Co-Director of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus and as a key staff member on the Africa and Global Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Breakside Brewery: Breakside IPA

10,000 Birds

It’s a modest but no less rewarding effort compared to the massive global endeavor of hop harvesting, which sees the entire Northern Hemisphere crop picked and processed in a matter of weeks. The Northern Hemisphere hops harvest of 2018 is well underway.*

2018 141

Africa’s endangered species

10,000 Birds

All the inhabited continents except Africa have experienced bird extinctions; however the 2012 update of the IUCN Red List shows a startling, but not altogether unexpected, trend in that more and more of our bird species are facing extinction. Birds Conservation Africa endangered birds

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Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Eco Chic

When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report in 2015, the message was clear: without radical steps to reduce carbon emissions, global temperatures could rise by more than 4 degrees Celsius by 2100.

Rhino Poaching On Rise

Eco Friendly Daily

The collected data concluded that approximately 95 percent of all poaching of rhinos between 2006 and 2009 has occurred in South Africa and Zimbabwe. During this time frame, 210 rhinos were killed in South Africa, while 235 rhinos were killed in Zimbabwe.

Civil Society Urges Africa to " Stand Together "


Civil society groups from South Africa, and the wider African continent urged African nations to stand together at the UN climate talks in Durban and not to be bend to pressure to sell out.

New Divestment Campaign Targets the Gates Foundation

Sightline Daily

To understand what is at stake—and why the divestment movement matters to the Northwest and globally—let’s take a moment to examine the details. In fact, to do otherwise is to bet on a failure of climate policy and severe damage to the global climate.

Food Security and Climate Change Inextricably Linked


Nwanze, the President of the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), who is attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa.

Climate Change Talks In Cancun End Positively But Without Agreement

Eco Friendly Daily

However, delegates believe that they set the guidelines which will allow them to come to such an agreement at the end of 2011 during the next climate meeting in South Africa. This fund will allow for aiding poorer nations of the world with necessary funds to combat global warming.