Whale Coast Conservation’s Shirley Volkwyn led a team of enthusiastic learners at Gansbaai Primêr in their contribution to International Coastal Cleanup month. Although the school is not exactly on the coast, they all know that litter on land eventually lands up in the sea. As a fishing community, looking after the ocean that is their livelihood and also sustains life …
Floods and what we should do
What is Eutrophication?
People’s Influence on the Environment
The majority of our energy in South Africa comes from the burning of coal at power stations and results in greatly increased emissions of sulphur and nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere.
Accidental water pollution can arise from many sources (such as burst pipes and tanks, major leaks, fires and oil spills) and can cause varying degrees of damage
The Orange River is South Africa’s largest river with its source in the Lesotho highlands. Its catchment area covers nearly half of the country.