Dear South Africa: Call for Comment on Application to Release GMO Maize into SA Environment

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES Dear South Africa is encouraging all to provide written comments in support of or objection to the Application for the General Release of glyphosate resistant genetically modified maize into the South African environment. Closing date: 12 September 2018 SUMMARY: Maize is a staple food for majority of South Africans. Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA […]

Help the Sustainability Institute to change the lives of more than 300 children

#BrightFuture – Sponsor a ride, change a life Sustainability Institute Fundraiser The learning programmes at Lynedoch in Stellenbosch strive to unlock the best of human potential and instill a lifelong love of learning in all children through a Montessori approach. Lynedoch provides integrated and ecologically focused learning and nature-based play; buildings are designed according to ecological building principles and […]

Supporting Ecocide Law

WHAT IS ECOCIDE? Ecocide is the extensive damage to, destruction of or loss of ecosystem(s) of a given territory, whether by human agency or by other causes, to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been or will be severely diminished. In 2010, the proposal to amend the Rome […]

Roar for an End to Canned Lion Hunting

The graphic images of a rain of bullets penetrating a lion that was about to feast on the bait that lured him to his death trap are etched into my heart and mind. I am haunted by the expression of pure disbelief on his face; the human imprinted lion seemed incredulous, not understanding that he had been […]