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Sharon Van Wyk

Sharon Van Wyk

    Tourism: The missing flight plan
    Tourism: The missing flight plan
    It seems that glaring and inconvenient truths are being glossed over in the industry, writes Sharon van Wyk.
    What we can do to help
    What we can do to help
    In concert, individual baby steps can translate into giant strides in reducing emissions.
    Defusing the time bomb
    Defusing the time bomb
    We can't stop climate change so we must prepare for it.
    Precious natural resource may soon run dry
    Precious natural resource may soon run dry
    A shocking projection highlights the urgent need for South Africans to start taking the looming water crisis seriously.
    Ah, but your land is dry
    Ah, but your land is dry
    According to South Africa's Water Research Commission, by 2025 around 600-million people in sub-Saharan Africa will have insufficient water.
    Get with the programme
    Get with the programme
    Conserving water is not just the job of the country's government departments and provincial authorities.
    Slowly losing ground
    Slowly losing ground
    It takes big money to get communities to buy into conservation efforts to save habitats.
    War declared on rhino attacks
    War declared on rhino attacks
    The government is taking measures to combat poaching but is it too little, too late?
    Safaris with soul: Big game brings big benefits to local communities
    Safaris with soul: Big game brings big benefits to local communities
    Today's safari is significantly more than a jolly jaunt for the rich and fabulous wazungus (white people) of yesteryear.
    The Cape of good folk
    The Cape of good folk
    With the lion's share of FTTSA-certified products, the Western Cape is fast becoming the home of responsible tourism in South Africa.
    More than just a holiday
    More than just a holiday
    The empowering ability of tourism has never been more evident than in six groundbreaking projects spearheaded by a unique joint venture.