The Passion that Drives Nature Valley Trust

Have you ever tried to do something that you really have a passion for? That passion propels you further than you thought possible. Nature Valley Trust (NVT) has that drive. As such, this non-profit oganisation has reached plenty of remarkable … Continued

Knysna Basin Project Forms the Heart of Knysna Conservation

It’s easy to fall in love with Knysna’s ferns, lush forest and fantastic ocean views. But it is also easy to forget about the conservation efforts that help keep it this way. Knysna Basin Project can be seen at the … Continued

Artistic Lanzarote Vineyards of the Volcanic Canary Islands

The artistic Lanzarote vineyards of the volcanic Canary Islands are not only completely innovative, but also beautiful. Lanzarote, as mentioned in a previous post, is one of the Canary Islands, and was once home to an accomplished artist, César Manrique. … Continued

I AM WATER Opens the Soul of the Blue

I AM WATER can be considered a movement rather than a foundation. I AM WATER aims to protect the only true untamed wild left, the ocean. Yet they are aware that conservation is more than telling people to stop throwing rubbish into … Continued

Artwork of the week: Inopportune – Stage Two by Cai Guo-Qiang

Inopportune: Stage Two (detail) Cai Guo-Qiang, 2004, nine life-sized tiger replicas, arrows, and mountain stage prop. Tigers: papier-mâché, plaster,fiberglass, resin, and painted hide; arrows: brass, threaded bamboo shaft, and feathers; and stage prop: Styrofoam, wood, canvas, and acrylic paint, dimensions … Continued

Biodiversity Walk with Colin Ralston

Saturday I was delighted to join a guided Biodiversity walk with Colin Ralston at the Garden Route Botanical Garden in George. It formed part of a morning of activities preceding the WESSA AGM, which was attended by WESSA members and … Continued

Edible Forest Workshop in Wilderness

On 12 November 2016 I joined for a Food Forest Gardening workshop, facilitated by Matthew Koehorst from Six Kingdoms Project and permaculture designer Sean Spender.