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May 3, 2011

Selecting a Rainwater Tank – Water Tank Materials

Drought is a part of normal life in many parts of the world and given the threats posed by climate change, place with traditionally low rainfall […]
May 2, 2011

Need Some Green Architecture Ideas?

Need some green architecture ideas?  Watch this short video which showcases a wonderful variety of green building designs. If you are looking at building your own […]
April 30, 2011

Why We Must Learn From The Biosphere To Build Green Economies

Interested in ecological economics? (And if you call yourself an environmentalist or are even minimally concerned about green issues, you should be.) Then here are two […]
April 28, 2011

Blue-green Algae Can Make Water Dangerous

Blue-green algae bloom in China In South Africa, we are highly dependent on surface water (rivers and dams) for our daily water supply.  Pollution of these […]
April 28, 2011

Virus Solar Power?

A virus is a small agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most viruses are too small to be seen directly with […]
April 22, 2011

South Africa: Cabinet backs Karoo fracking moratorium

South Africa’s Cabinet endorsed the Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR’s) decision to declare a moratorium on natural-gas drilling in the Karoo region, government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi […]
April 19, 2011

Luxurious Eco Travel: 12 Elegant Green Destinations

Staycations and ultra-rustic nature-centric accommodations may be the greenest way to spend your vacation time, but sometimes, special occasions call for a luxurious getaway. The good […]
April 19, 2011

Sugarcane Can Cool the Earth in More Ways Than One

In Brazil, products made from sugarcane are ubiquitous. From the nation’s favorite liquor, cachaça, to the clean-burning biofuels that power cars and buses, sugarcane has proven […]
April 18, 2011

Solar power breakthrough could reduce solar panel costs

Solar power is generated by photovoltaic cells, but two scientists are exploring different materials that could foster voltage from light’s magnetic effects. Scientists at the University […]
April 13, 2011

Sugar Cane That Fertilises Its Own Soil And Uses Less Water?

The mechanization of sugar cane harvesting, originally aimed at curbing the pollution caused by the burning of cane fields, has resulted in an added bonus: it […]
April 1, 2011

10 Most Impressive Ancient Aqueducts

The word aqueduct derives from the Latin words aqua meaning water and ducere meaning to lead. An aqueduct is therefore best described as an artificially structure […]
March 31, 2011