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/ 22 November 2006

SA rock art offers picture of harmony

In the caves of South Africa’s Cederberg mountains, an ancient people left a legacy of rock art that could teach modern man a valuable lesson or two about living in harmony with nature. That is the view of John Parkington, professor of archaeology at the University of Cape Town, who has spent 40 years in the Cederberg and neighbouring areas researching rock paintings.

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/ 28 July 2006

SA’s Bateleurs fly the flag for the environment

Rock cliffs loom high above the wingtips of the two-seater plane as it banks sharply through the winding course of a narrow ravine in South Africa’s rugged Cederberg mountains. Pilot Johan Ferreira is in his element — he has found a way to combine his love for flying with a passion for nature by helping to track the elusive leopards that roam the mountain wilderness.