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platbosThe Trees for Tomorrow Reforestation Project is a sustainable, carbon-neutral tree planting programme which was conceived in the wake of the devastating fires of 2006. Platbos aims to achieve a number of objectives by actively planting trees in the once forested areas. When you make a donation to plant a tree at Platbos, you are helping to conserve and extend the biodiversity of this ancient indigenous forest. More

 

ISIBINDI AFRICA LODGESIsibindi Africa Lodges has developed extraordinary and intimate eco-tourist lodges in pristine areas of South Africa; showcasing the infinite beauty of this vibrant country, it’s fascinating people, breathtaking scenery and spectacular wildlife. More

 

earth probioticEarth Probiotic has made composting quick and easy by using the power of probiotic bacteria to recycle food waste back into soil food. This all naturalnon toxic and 100% biodegradable solution allows all food waste to be composted. The nutrients in the food waste improve the soil health, benefiting the health of plants and vegetables. More

 

 

The Garden Route, although lush with vegetation, has only 30% of its indigenous forest left. The Precious Tree Project concentrates on creating patches of Forest, by planting indigenous & endemic Forest Trees in the Garden Route area of South Africa. Gifting or sponsoring a Tree contributes towards the lives of current and future generations, compensates for your greenhouse gas emissions and begins to off-set your carbon footprint. More

 

FV LogoThe Flower Valley Conservation Trust work to secure our often-threatened fynbos landscapes, and protect those whose livelihoods depend on fynbos. Flower Valley Farm, based just outside Gansbaai and Hermanus in the Western Cape of South Africa, is a showcase for flourishing fynbos and well-functioning ecosystems. More

 

ABI logo final2The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) is a landscape initiative that serves as the conservation coordination hub of the Overberg region of South Africa. ABI is the meeting place for those involved in, or interested in conserving this biodiversity hotspot. More

 

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Eco-brick Exchange is a collaborative NPO set on nurturing pro-active attitudes, recycling and education. This community upliftment project seeks to breathe new life into unwanted waste materials, that is, the goal of this initiative is to incorporate these unwanted materials in the construction of an educational facility. More

 

GREENPOP

Greenpop is a social business that believes greening and sustainable living can be fun, POPular and accessible for all. We believe in inspiring a greener, more conscious, inclusive movement and do this through tree planting projects, green events, education, social media, voluntourism and activating people to start DOING! More

 

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Fairtrade is an ethical certification whose main aim is to promote more equality and sustainability in the farming sector. A product that carries the Fairtrade Certification Mark has met the rigorous Fairtrade Standards, which focus on improving labour and living conditions for farming communities and on promoting a way of farming that doesn’t harm either people or the environment. More

 

WESSA

WESSA: The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa is a South-African environmental organisation which aims to initiate and support high impact environmental and conservation projects to promote public participation in caring for the Earth. More

 

 

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Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) is South Africa’s social and environmental enterprise improving lives and landscapes towards healthy people on a healthier planet; and who realises sustainable development through greening, climate change action, sustainable natural resource management, permaculture food security programmes, bamboo and organic farming. More

 

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South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) was initiated by WWF South Africa in collaboration with other networking partners in November 2004 in order to inform and educate all participants in the seafood trade, from wholesalers to restaurateurs through to seafood lovers. More

 

 

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South African National Parks (SANParks), manages a system of parks which represents the indigenous fauna, flora, landscapes and associated cultural heritage of the country. Of all the national parks, most have overnight tourist facilities, with an unrivaled variety of accommodation in arid, coastal, mountain and bush-veld habitats. More

 

Sustainability Institute

The Sustainability Institute is an international living and learning centre located outside the South African university town of Stellenbosch. The Institute provides a space for people to explore an approach to creating a more equitable society that lives in a way that sustains rather than destroys the eco-system within which all society is embedded. More

 

10543533_714823991912231_8382822388879363030_oThe Wilderness Foundation is a founding member of the Climate Action Partnership (CAP), a powerful alliance of South African environmental NGO’s that recognise that climate change is not just an environmental challenge, but a political, social and economic challenge. The members of the CAP believe that by working together, they can help advocate for the reduction of green house gas emissions and the protection of the country’s valuable natural resources. More

 

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Meat Free Mondays: Meat Free Monday is an environmental campaign that Fry’s initiated in South Africa; the objective being to raise awareness about the negative effect animal agriculture is having on our environment, human health, the animals and our precious water resources. The campaign gives people a simple solution and quantifies the benefits of adopting meat free days in ones household. More

 

Hemporium SA

Hemporium SAHemporium is a South African hemp company dedicated to educating people about industrial hemp’s potential through the use of innovative products while creating an awareness of all the hemp has to offer. Hemporium support the local industry by bringing in the raw materials and producing our clothing, accessories, home-ware, cosmetics and nutritional products in small factories around Cape Town. More

 

ECOSIA logoEcosia is the search engine that plants trees. You can help the environment, improve lives and strengthen communities just by searching the web. Ecosia is even 100% CO2-neutral. When you search with Ecosia, you’re helping to plant trees in Burkina Faso in Africa. Ecosia gives at least 80% of its surplus income to help improve the climate and makes lives better in the region. More

 

eco atlasEco Atlas empowers you to make better lifestyle and travel choices for the planet, your family, your business and yourself. South Africa’s all-inclusive ethical directory provides a unique search function which enables you to find places to eat, shop, stay and play according to the priorities that are important to you as a responsible traveller and conscious consumer. More

 

fair trade tourismFair Trade Tourism (FTT) is a non-profit organisation that promotes responsible tourism in South Africa and beyond. The aim of FTT is to make tourism more sustainable by ensuring that the people who contribute their land, resources, labour and knowledge to tourism are the ones who reap the benefits. More

 

Birdlife South AfricaBirdLife South Africa is a registered non-profit, public benefit environmental organization, the only dedicated bird-conservation organisation in South Africa and has over 6 000 members in 32 bird clubs throughout the country. The mission of BirdLife South Africa is to promote the enjoyment, conservation, study and understanding of wild birds and their habitats. More

 

Trees for Tourism is a program of the South African Reforestation Trust. People and companies active in the tourism industry of South Africa have come together to enhance and create pristine forest eco-systems on selected sites in different parts of the Western Cape. Sponsor a Tree! More

 

 

FLOW-LOGOFLOW is a movement of People, Organisations, Government Departments, Corporates, Media, Educators and others linked through their shared commitment to instill a deeper appreciation, understanding and respect for water. More

 

 

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanetMySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is South Africa’s biggest community-based fundraising programme and raises over R4 million every month for schools, charities and animal welfare organisations. Every time you swipe your card at any of MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet`s partners, they make a donation on your behalf to the school or cause you choose at no cost to you. More

 

2luni-mediaConscious Life Magazine falls under the umbrella of 2Lundi Media who deliver online magazines of vision and integrity. The magazine is multi-portal friendly and covers everything to satisfy the interests of readers who strive to live healthy conscious lives. More.

 

 


 

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