Category Archives: Africa

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The First Farmers Of The Karoo

This is Raymond Claasons, a Khoi San farmer from Barrydale in the Karoo. Raymond owns a farm near the Barrydale hot springs. This spring, like many in the Karoo Desert is artesian, meaning a well where pressured drives water to the surface. Reliant on this spring as a source of water for his indigenous nursery, […]

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A Humble Tree-Saving Stove

In Malawi, villagers, NGOs and Carbon Trading businesses have revolutionized how people manage their dwindling forest resources by using a new technology in an ancient way. The Mbaula Chititezo Stove (which means saving the environment) reduces household wood consumption by up to seventy percent, allowing forests to regenerate and helping households limit their exposure to […]

Natural Gas Production’s Dangers

See also: The High Cost Of Cheap Gas. As natural gas production fans out from America to the United Kingdom, Poland, and now South Africa, real questions remain about it’s long-term benefits and especially its long term effects. The latest research suggests that it is much more damaging than previously thought, both to the people […]