Let The Rivers Run

Keeping river catchments clear of alien vegetation is vital in water-stressed South Africa, and can deliver real human benefits along the way, writes Andrea Weiss of WWF South Africa.

Sense Or Sensibility?

Kerry Dimmer explores the ethical and economic benefits of sustainability.

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Beyond Day Zero

Even though Cape Town has pushed back Day Zero, Busani Moyo says there are still many reasons to be concerned about the future.

Could We Be World Leaders?

What will it take for South Africa to become an R&D and manufacturing leader in the world of renewable energy? By James Francis.

The Light-Bulb Moment

Hasmita Amtha discovers how to get off the grid and be more energy-efficient at home.

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Carbon Tax

As of January next year, South African businesses will be subject to a carbon tax on emissions generated. Adam Oxford talks to Candice Gibson to find out what that means.

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No Green Islands

When it comes to sustainable environmental initiatives, partnership is the name of the game, writes Mandy Collins.

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5 Smart Devices For A Greener Home

Smart homes aren’t just useful – they have technology that helps your wallet and the planet. Megan Ellis looks at a selection of green smart devices.

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Cities Cutting Down Carbon – Can It Be Done?

The mayors of Cape Town, Durban, Tshwane and Johannesburg have committed to ensuring that all new buildings are “zero net carbon” designs. Georgina Guedes investigates what that means.

Powering The Green Economy

The REIPPP programme could provide a much-needed boost to the economy, writes Delia du Toit.


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Are We Running Out?

Is the current preoccupation with load-shedding keeping South Africans in the dark about our next looming crisis? Asks Gillian Klawansky.

Best You Eat Some Beans

White kidney beans are among the best foods for helping you lose weight due to their low fat, high fibre content, which leaves you feeling full for longer and keeps food cravings at bay.