Pledge Nature Reserve: The Reserve with a Beautiful Story

Pledge Nature Reserve has quite the story behind its origin. This reserve is about 10ha and can be found in the heart of Knysna. Showing off the green vegetation, it’s hard to imagine that it was anything but protected and … Continued

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

Educate yourself: correspondence course for an environmental certificate

Ever wanted to expand on your knowledge about ecosystems, ecological intelligence, environmental issues and biodiversity development? In June we shared a short course with you by SAN Ecosystems in George, South Africa. But you can learn and get educated in … Continued

Artwork of the week: at from the garden by Lesley Kendall

This artwork is not necessarily chosen as the artwork of the week on its own as a single work, but rather because it forms part of an inspiring and important approach to art. Lesley Kendall paints from life, making art … Continued

Short course: Ecological Intelligence and Global Environmental Issues & Effects. (George, Western Cape)

SAN ECOSYSTEMS facilitated by Nicola Schwim is hosting a short three day course on: Ecological Intelligence and Global Environmental Issues & Effects. 11, 12, 13th July 2017 (9am – 15pm)   INTRODUCTION: Ecosystems and Ecology, Biodiversity for Development, Ecological Intelligence … Continued