Author Archives: ALLIANCE EARTH

Mozambique’s Exame magazine publishes the latest story about the exploration of Mount Lico.

Finding a spot in Africa that’s undisturbed by mankind, is “incredibly rare” says Dr Simon Willcock. Seeking for forests Professor Julian Bayliss found this spot on top of Mount Lico located in Mozambique with the help of Google Earth. This discovery initiated a journey that took two years in the making with hopes of exploring […]

THE SECRET GARDEN

How Google Earth led a team of scientists to discover an untouched mountaintop rainforest. By Andy Wright and Sonner Kehrt Aug 28, 2018, 8:01am EDT Photography by Jeffrey Barbee First Published on The Verge In 2018, what is left to explore in the world? It seems unlikely, say, that humans might find an untouched forest […]

The Juneau Icefield Research Program – America’s Largest Climate Classroom

The Juneau Icefield Research Program North America’s Largest Climate Classroom Jeffrey Barbee interviews JIRP Alumni, Christiane McCabe. The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) has kept a continuous scientific eye on one of the largest source areas for glaciers in North America for more than sixty years. It is the longest running glacial-climate record in the […]

Research group found pollinators of marine life swarming on turtle grasses.

As we celebrated World Bee Day on the 20th of May for the first time it seems appropriate to look at pollinators: the role they play and where and what they are. Most people may not know this, but pollinators are not limited to land only, yes we can find them in our oceans too. […]

With 8 million tons of plastic ending up in our oceans as plastic waste each year, it’s time to look at the health of our planet as a matter of urgency.

In 2012 it was estimated that about 165 million tons of plastic could be found in our oceans. We are adding to this number every year and with a growing population it’s time to look at plastic with new eyes and the urgency the health of our environments and planet Earth deserves. Imagine for a […]

How much plastic do you use?

Our use of plastic is causing harm to Earth’s oceans and some experts say if we don’t change our plastic consumption drastically, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans by the year 2050. It is estimated that each individual on this planet consumes about 135 kg of single use plastics per year. […]

‘Pops turns plastic trash into power’, read the Sunday Times article on Limpopo’s local inventor: Pierre ‘Pops’ Pretorius.

Inventor turns plastic waste into gas Local inventor finds way to generate gas from plastic trash 18 March 2018 – 00:00 BY FARREN COLLINS Marshall Matsveru and Pierre Pretorius with the ‘Dung Beetle’, a device that turns plastic waste into gas or biodiesel. The invention will make its debut at the AfrikaBurn festival in the […]

Dung Beetle project is built from recycled metal to convert plastics into diesel and gas.

Alliance Earth has come up with a way to help reduce the plastic waste all over Africa and create fuel for the people at the same time. The Dung Beetle project is a trailer-mounted movable art stage sculpted from recycled metal. It was built in Johannesburg, South Africa using South African skills and technology. It […]