kruger national park

July 6, 2011

Nearly 200 Rhinos Killed in South Africa So Far This Year

2011 is shaping up to be one of the worst years on record for rhinos. Poachers in South Africa have already killed 193 of the animals […]
April 29, 2011

Ecological Aspects of Artificial Water Provision in African Ecosystems

Waterholes play an important role in regulating animal behaviour and they influence the functioning of ecosystems.  Some examples include: Most conflicts between different species and between […]
August 5, 2010

Limpopo women team to clean river for a year

A team of 100 women have undertaken to spend a year cleaning up the Luvuvhu River in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. Addressing the launch of the Luvuvhu Adopt-A-River […]
July 8, 2010

10 Tips for Eco-Friendly Fishing

If you talk to any environmentalist long enough, you are sure to get a warning about how food is going to run out. There is a […]
May 22, 2010

Using Fish as Bio-Indicators of Water Pollution

Tilapia now SA’s own bio-indicator of water pollution Southern African water specialists can now use a local Tilapiine species – instead of alien fish species – […]
May 8, 2010

The Use of Wind Turbines vs Solar Power in South Africa

Many of us associate a wind turbine with sustainable farming as we regularly see them spinning ferociously on grassy hill tops in rural areas. The truth […]
April 30, 2010

Olifants River highly contaminated

The Olifants River in Mpumulanga is highly contaminated, researchers say. Microbiologist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Martella du Preez, said all the […]