Celebrating Our Forests
Forests are home to 80% of land-based life on Earth and make up a third of our planet’s land. The powerful impact of forests reaches us within our homes and in our most industrial environments.
Upcycled Art – Creativity Meets Sustainability
Upcycled art is a creative and innovative way to help in building a more sustainable future.
Climate Resilience Through Regenerative Agriculture
Regenerative agriculture encourages us to transform our food systems in ways that work with the Earth – not against it.
9½ Ways to be More Environmentally Friendly at Home
A list of things you can do to be more environmentally friendly at home, and some motivation to get started!
Herbal Medicine: The Healing Power of Plants
Medicinal plants are found in nature and are accessible to everyone. Read about how herbal medicine can heal our bodies and environment.
How Nature Benefits Our Well-Being and Health
Nature’s benefits are abundant for our overall wellbeing, from increased cognitive function to mental health benefits and lots more.
Impact In Person: The Value of Food Gardening in Low-Income Communities, with Jessica Kannemeyer
The community members from Christel House South Africa are an inspiring testament to the impact food gardening has.
Impact In Person: Creating a home away from home with Tanya van Graan
Greenpop’s Fynbos for the Future programme aims to activate change on the ground in local schools. Principal, Tanya van Graan shares more.
What is Urban Greening, and does it make a difference?
It’s easier than ever to lose touch with nature, and its many benefits. Urban greening aims to change that – here’s how.
Impact in Person: Meet Ola Lawrence and enter the door to “Khoinania”
Get to know our Forests For Life partner, Ola Lawrence, and learn about her love for forest restoration and natural beekeeping.
10 years of laughter, community, and impact – Eden Festival of Action
Ten years of action, laughter, and community. We wrapped up our 10th and final Eden Festival of Action and are feeling nostalgic and reminiscent, whilst also overjoyed and grateful.
Treading Lightly and Learning to ‘Separate to Recycle’, with PETCO
PETCO taught us all about effective recycling, up-cycling, and separating organic waste from recyclables at our Eden FOA.
How to Create a Fynbos Garden
Fynbos is a unique and fascinating biome! Here are 4 steps to get you started when creating your own fynbos garden.
5 Benefits of Planting Fynbos
Learn more about the benefits of planting Fynbos in the Cape Floral Region and their special characteristics.
Nature-based Solutions – the Future of Climate Action?
Nature-based solutions are locally adapted, inspired by nature, and at the same time cost-effective. Will they be the future of climate action?
How Do Trees Communicate?
Scientists have found that trees communicate in various ways, one of them being fascinating fungal networks below the earth.
Women in Sustainability: Meet our Head of Programmes, Zoë Gauld-Angelucci
For this year’s Women’s Day in South Africa, we want to introduce a woman in sustainability who inspires us daily. After earning a Master’s degree in Development Studies, she joined Greenpop in 2014. When she is not heading up programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa, you can find her spending time with her family, tending to her garden, practising Italian, and searching for the best pizza in the Mother City. Get to know Zoë Gauld-Angelucci!
5 Things You Can Do To Get Active This Mandela Day
Mandela Day is celebrated annually on the 18th of July, and this year’s theme is: “Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are”. This year’s focus is to promote community gardening, food gardening and tree planting. Here are 5 ways you can get active for the planet this Mandela Day, right where you are.
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