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How we can restore our ecosystems
How we can restore our ecosystems
For millennia, we humans roamed planet Earth, foraging for food and hunting animals. We took what we could find, as needed, and small groups of...
Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests
Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests
The overlapping crises of climate change, mass species extinction, and an unsustainable global food system are on a collision course towards what...
The theme of the IRFA conference is ‘The Retirement Ecosystem: You Have The Power’
The theme of the IRFA conference is ‘The Retirement Ecosystem: You Have The Power’
An optimal ecosystem monitors, evaluates and self-corrects; and is resilient and dynamic. The retirement funding ecosystem is a complex,...
We’re causing an insect apocalypse
We’re causing an insect apocalypse
Life wouldn’t be possible without insects, yet we know precious little about them, besides their immediate purpose. Bees pollinate flowers, dung...
Partnerships for the goals: The role of the shared value ecosystem
Partnerships for the goals: The role of the shared value ecosystem
One of the keys to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lies in the 17th goal: partnerships. None of us can tackle a social...
Coral transplant raises hope over the survival of the Barrier Reef
Coral transplant raises hope over the survival of the Barrier Reef
Coral bred in one part of the Great Barrier Reef was successfully transplanted into another area, Australian scientists said Sunday, in a project...
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Spekboom was meant to be the ultimate symbol of sustainable development, a plant...
SA scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystems
SA scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystems
Africa’s national parks are like windows into ancient landscapes and, using this information, South African scientists have reconstructed what...
The Age of Man costs the Earth
The Age of Man costs the Earth
"By unsustainably exploiting nature's resources, human civilisation has flourished but now risks substantial health effects from the degradation of...
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
An Indian company this week declared its intention to mine in a critical water catchment area in Mpumalanga, just one year after the area was...
Greenies bark up the wrong tree
Greenies bark up the wrong tree
Trees are on the move. The composition of the world's savanna landscapes is changing and carbon dioxide, more famously responsible for tweaking...

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