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NAMIBIA is finally getting some rain! Its been a wet weekend and everyone is smiling!
The rains are however very late and next weekend we turn our clocks backwards, preparing for the colder winter and shorter days. 207 more words

African Safari

AGC Speaker Program: Grey Water Utilization

Presentation: Monday April 6, 2015
Time 12:30-1:15
Location: Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way

Open to the Public!

Ashland Garden Club

Organic Green Flower Guide

With an organic spring just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about how we can take advantage of the opportunity to get growing. Organic flowers can instantly make any home look and feel better but do you actually know when the perfect time is to bloom those flowers you’ve always wanted to have? 146 more words

Going Green

Our Rivers - The Reports

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better, its not.”  The Lorax by Dr Seuss

Fortunately for KZN, Penny Rees does care a whole awful lot. 186 more words

Is Chewing Gum Harmful to the Environment?

A Sticky Problem
FEBRUARY 2, 2015 by CustomMade

Whether it’s being used as a mid-day breath refresher or on the playground to see who can blow the biggest bubble—chewing gum is a daily habit for many people. 150 more words

Green Business

The Spirit of Capitalism vs. the Spirit of Traditional Rural Life by Carol P. Christ

In this picture, Marika from Skoteino Crete toasts our group and downs a glass of her homemade raki. Marika, who is best friends with Christina who makes lunch for us, has just returned from her home next door with her gift of a glass of raki for each of us. 877 more words


Demagogues, Scientists, or Saints: Michael Specter’s Neglected Territory in the Global Food Landscape of Vandana Shiva and the Biotech Industry by Sarah E. Robinson

Written in response to Michael Specter’s article, “Seeds of Doubt: An Activist’s Controversial Crusade against Genetically Modified Crops” in The New Yorker (August 25, 2014). The activist criticized in the essay is Vandana Shiva. 1,438 more words