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Biotree. Earth Urn

Biotree.Earth INTERVIEW: THE BIOTREE URN, turning ashes into trees 17 SEPTEMBER, 2018 By Chris Cilliers The Biotree urn has been designed to change the way we view the passing of a loved one. Celebrate their life with a living memorial, in the form of a tree....

Beautiful Plants For Your Green Roof

Beautiful Plants For Your Green Roof 31 AUGUST, 2018 By Mattea Jacobs Planting on green roofs is a bit trickier than planting in regular gardens. Roofs are in general the most exposed part of your house, so your roof garden will also be exposed to all the different...

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer: Everything You Need To Know!

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer: Everything You Need To Know! 30 AUGUST, 2018 By Abdul Rahman Mahayni What Is The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer? These beetles, also known as Euwallacea fornicatus, are a troublesome species that are able to cause a great deal of trouble...

How To Live Off-The-Grid: Easy Steps You Can Follow

How to live off-the-grid:Easy Steps You Can Follow 3 AUGUST, 2018 By Abdul Rahman Mahayni In a world dominated by consumerism and the achievement of wealth, many have taken it upon themselves to adopt a lifestyle in which they’re wholly responsible for themselves. As...

10 Environmental Benefits of Planting a Tree

10 Environmental Benefits of Planting a Tree 17 MAY, 2018 By Mattea Jacobs Mattea Jacobs is a freelance writer who mostly writes about both interior and exterior home design, and environmentally-friendly ways to improve homes. She is also a green activist and a mother...

5 Easy Upcycling Ideas for Home and Garden

5 Easy Upcycling Ideas for Home and Garden 17 MAY, 2018 By Lea Müller The web provides us with many fun and easy upcycling ideas. So why is it that we tend to buy new stuff, when we require something for our home or garden? The answer is simple: It’s tempting, because...

10 Things We Learned at Reforest Fest

10 Things We Learned at Reforest Fest 03 MAY, 2018 By Lea Müller A steadily increasing number of people find their way to Platbos Forest each March and join us for an incredible tree planting mission. This year we welcomed 1268 active citizens to our 8th Reforest...

IMAGINE There’s No Plastic

IMAGINE There’s No Plastic 22 APRIL, 2018 By Lea Müller Each year thousands of tourists flock to South Africa to enjoy the diverse culture, the natural landscapes and the breathtaking beaches. But those beaches hold a troubling secret - plastic pollution. According to...

Top 10 Environmental TED Talks

Top 10 Environmental TED Talks 19 APRIL, 2018 By Lea Müller Whenever I have some time to spare and I don’t feel like spending these 10 or 20 minutes on nonsense, watching TED Talks is the go to free time activity. They are an easy and fun way I can inform myself as I...

8 Women Environmentalists You Should Know

8 Woman Environmentalists You Should Know   12 February, 2018 By Natalie Barth All over the world, women are at the forefront of promoting the environmental revolution. Whether it be exploring the world’s oceans or protecting the Amazon, fearless women are...

How to Create a Drought-Tolerant Garden

How to Create a Drought-Tolerant Garden 29 January 2018 By Rebekah White If you live in one of the drier areas of the country, you no doubt have found yourself at a crossroads when it comes to your landscaping. Is it better to neglect the lawn entirely, and allow it...

Top 10 Nature-Inspired Baby Names

Top 10 Nature-Inspired Baby Names 22 January 2018 By Natalie Barth Looking for a baby name for your future family? More and more people are turning towards nature-inspired names for their children. Giving your child a nature-inspired name could give it a personality...

Aussie’s Renewable Revolution

Aussie's Renewable Revolution 14 DECEMBER, 2017 By Will Sandford As the climate changes and fossil fuels become scarcer, renewable energy is becoming an important link in our current and future lives. In fact, industries that focus on green technology, renewable...

What On Earth is An Eco Brick?

What On Earth Is An Eco Brick? 14 DECEMBER, 2017 By Daire Cullen If you’d asked what me what an Eco Brick is one month ago, I would have confidently answered ‘eco-what?’. I now have at least five filling up in my kitchen. So trust me when I say, you’ll be halfway...

How To Start A Community Garden in 6 Easy Steps

How To Start A Community Garden in 6 Easy Steps 9 NOVEMBER, 2017 Text By Daire Cullen Photographs By Sean Cullen There’s nothing my brother can’t do. He always has a million passion projects going on at the same time while juggling his seemingly never-ending PhD, the...

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