Opinion: Dealing with the deadly concoction of disease and disaster

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 22, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

Today in India and Bangladesh, millions of people are hunkered down in shelters, many with masks on their faces - a chilling reminder of the COVID-19 outbreak that still grips …

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The importance of insuring your green home

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 1, 2020, 8:26 p.m.

Your power stays on when the neighbourhood’s lights go out. Your showers are hot when those next door are not. You’ve invested wisely in turning your home green, so now …

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What Now, of the Kilimanjaro Mountain Crew?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 28, 2020, 3:57 p.m.

How a tiny African non-profit and its Partner climbing companies are taking steps to help the lives of thousands of Kilimanjaro guides and porters during this virus crisis.

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Here's a bird's-eye view of SANCCOB

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 18, 2020, 6:35 p.m.

There has been a shift in the reality and 'normalcy' we have come to know and we will persevere to rise above it.

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The fantastic four who are no longer in lockdown

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 15, 2020, 9:04 p.m.

Bringing some much needed good news to these uncertain times, international wildlife charity Born Free

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Instilling an affinity towards recycling in today's youth

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 8, 2020, 7:22 p.m.

When it comes to recycling, every bit helps. Few things act as a testament to this well-known saying more than the results obtained by participating schools in The Glass Recycling …

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Water scarcity is the next big challenge

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 23, 2020, 6:29 a.m.

There is another crisis looming: that of water scarcity. On 22 March every year the South African government adopts World Water Day as a time to underline the importance of …

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Global Recycling Day 2020: Creating value for the economy and the environment

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 13, 2020, 10:03 a.m.

Recycling is a vital part of the circular economy. It provides material input back into our market and minimises the amount of waste that goes to landfill.

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Next Level Education and Training Expansion for SANCCOB

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 12, 2020, 5:10 p.m.

At the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB), we have news to share of an incredible new development at our Table View centre in Cape Town.

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Converting waste on Global Recycling Day

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 11, 2020, 11:41 a.m.

Wednesday, March 18, is celebrated the world over as World Recycling Day, On the day, it is important that we all reflect on the role we play every day in …

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Coastal Ghost Teams up with Atholton Primary School and Atlas Copco to Clean Addington Beach

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 25, 2020, 5:27 a.m.

Coastal Ghost (aka Stefan Graunke), together with Atholton Primary and Atlas Copco, teamed up on Thursday, 20 February to clean one of Durban’s landmark beaches namely, Addington Beach which is …

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THIS IS THE BIGGEST CRISIS HUMANITY HAS EVER FACED

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 24, 2020, 5:49 a.m.

Climate change data indicates that South Africa is showing signs of heating at twice the global average. According to The National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy “there is evidence that extreme …

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Meat the Change to change people's meat-eating habits

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 13, 2020, 9:05 a.m.

The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of reducing meat consumption, the associated benefits for the environment and human health, and to support the farmers who raise animals …

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Exemplary environmental credentials

Cape Span Oct. 21, 2019, 1:11 p.m.

Dr Paul Clüver, Capespan chairman and owner of Paul Clüver Wines,has been awarded The Drinks Business Lifetime Achievement Green Award at a ceremony in London on 11 February. Read More...

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Local community pressure in Zambia brings a halt to wild animal captures

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 25, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

International wildlife charity Born Free is delighted to announce that local communities in Zambia have prevented the capture of wild animals from South Luangwa National Park, and their transfer to …

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South African NPO wins global Climate Action Award

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 10, 2019, 9:29 a.m.

Cape Town based environmental organisation, I AM WATER, has won the prestigious Beyond Sport “Sport for Climate Action Collective Impact Award”, supported by the Swedish Postcode Foundation, for sharing ocean …

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The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve says NO to cub petting!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 9, 2019, 9:02 a.m.

The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in the Cradle of Humankind will no longer be offering cub petting to the public, with immediate effect.

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EU must be stopped as they are set to condemn young elephants to a life of hell

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 23, 2019, 11:35 a.m.

NGOs, celebrities and government representatives worldwide are doing everything they can to sway what could be one of the most controversial decisions in wildlife history.

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