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Anthropocene, Start? Started

An.thro.po.cene

Greek, meaning: human being/recent.

The term Anthropocene was coined in the early 2000s, by the Noble prize winner Paul Crutzen. A term used to describe the current global geological landscape and the continuing effects of human activity being placed on the earth’s ecosphere – creating the increased awareness of climate change. 906 more words

Stingless Bees (native bees)

Last weekend I did a one day course on stingless bees (or native bees) with Tim Heard, through the wonderful Milkwood.

Tim Heard is an expert on all things native bees and along with his friend Tony Goodrich presented a course that I haven’t stopped talking about since. 92 more words

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Canoes made in Gansbaai

They were brave little boats, capable of carrying heavy loads and surviving heavy seas. But these “Made in Gansbaai” vessels have now become part of Strandveld history. 771 more words