January 26, 2016

Using Water Hyacinth (seaweed) to create everyday household products

Achenyo Idachaba, C.E.O, Mitimeth, is working with rural communities in using water hyacinth (seaweed) to create everyday household products. Achenyo very recently (Jan, 2016) spoke at a […]
June 26, 2014

Bushfires and water tanks

Bushfires are very common in African Savannas, especially during the dry season between May and October. Private water sources in bushfire-affected areas could become contaminated from bushfire […]
December 25, 2013

4 Educational Environment Seminars You Don’t Want to Miss in 2014

Although the seminars outlined below are not in South Africa, these days, many seminars can be watched live, online. South Africa has many environmental issues that […]
April 22, 2013

Earth Day: U.S. Air Force officials emphasize water conservation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Every April 22, the Air Force recognizes Earth Day, a time to show support for the environment. This year, the Air […]
November 20, 2012

South Africa: Durban beach water ‘unsafe’

With only weeks to go before thousands of holiday-makers travel to KwaZulu-Natal, experts have warned that the water off many Durban beaches contains toxic chemicals. South […]
November 17, 2012

Water: The next challenge for China’s new leadership?

Now that the 18th Communist Party Congress is over, China’s new leadership team turns its attention to tackling the problem of the country’s slowing economy. China faces a number of […]
November 16, 2012

Environmental sustainability initiative launched in South Africa

To encourage environmental sustainability and as a response to climate change, the Eskom Development Foundation has funded 9 000 trees that will be planted across five […]
July 16, 2012

Zimbabwe: Harare releasing raw sewage into rivers, city water sources

HARARE City Council is releasing raw sewerage into rivers that feed the capital’s water sources, a report recently presented to Parliament has claimed. The report also […]
July 2, 2012

South Africa: 9 million kilolitres of water wasted

South Africa’s dwindling supplies of clean water are steadily going down the drain because of poor policing, theft, pollution, neglect and wasteful use.
June 9, 2012