greening

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green’ features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.

City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green’ features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.

Former Miss Earth South Africa on M&G Top 200 list

Catherine Constantinides is one of the Mail & Guardian's 2014 Top 200 Young South Africans. The former Miss Earth South Africa is now the pageant's executive director, and uses her platform to raise awareness around how sustainable development can improve Africa's prosperity.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Conserving a vanishing way of life on safari

With a focus on green initiatives and sustainability, Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes its role seriously. It pays homage to the story of the famous hound and its master, whose love of the bushveld is the stuff of legends. But it also has a very modern sensibility to keep the environment as pristine and wild as possible.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Many heads make light of a challenge

The ShiftFor the past four years, Cape Town collective Shift has been working closely with communities to inspire sustainable design, working towards universal social, environmental and economic well-being.

The treevolution has begun

Planting trees for fun, for reforestation, for the environment, for biodiversity, for beauty, for bridging the social gap - Cape Town's Greenpop has plenty of good reasons for its treevolution.