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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint One Month at a Time

With all the Earth Day reminders on reducing your carbon footprint you might feel a bit overwhelmed as to how to make a 360-degree turn in a matter of days. Many of you have worked diligently to make sustainable changes in your surrounding environment. Then again, there are your family and friends who have no […]

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Interesting Water Facts – You’ll be Surprised…

Water is an extremely precious resource both globally and particularly in Southern Africa. Consider some of these glaring facts: 97% of the earth’s water is in the oceans. Only 3% of the earth’s water can be used as drinking water. 75% of the world’s fresh water is frozen in the polar ice caps. Over 6 […]

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Competing for Limpopo Water

Climate change will bring higher temperatures to Southern Africa while changing rainfall patterns will affect the amount of water available for food production. “Irrigation is often listed as an adaptation strategy for farmers, but no one has really looked at the impact of climate change on irrigation,” said Claudia Ringler, a Senior Research Fellow at […]

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Water Conservation in an Environmentally Friendly Hotel

Green Ideas for Environmentally Friendly Hotels Why is water conservation important? Because water isn’t as abundant a resource as we think it is. Of all the water present on the planet, only about .008% is available for human consumption. There are numerous water conservation tips for you to act on, and act you must. institute […]

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