Category: Saving the world

StreetSmart – a worthy cause

StreetSmart – a worthy cause

I must admit that I do recall seeing little StreetSmart cards at some of the restaurants I’ve been to but I never took the time to read them. Thankfully I was exposed to StreetSmart...

A visit to Buffalo Ridge

A visit to Buffalo Ridge

A while ago I posted about Eat In magazine and their award for Best New Product which went to Buffalo Ridge Mozzarella. I recently had the opportunity through Slow Food Cape Town, to visit...

Just Add Heart – a project

Just Add Heart – a project

A group of us decided that there is a disconnect between worthy charities and people who want to give back to society. Despite having a desire to assist and make a difference somehow, people...

Earth Hour 2009

Earth Hour 2009

I’ve spoken about the WWF before and mentioned that they are involved in many different and worthwhile projects (read my posts here and here). The most recent project they are involved in is Earth...

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture

I remember hearing a while back about someone asking a bunch of kids (at school?) where chickens come from and although the responses were varied, they were all supermarket names. I don’t find┬áthat story...

Individual responsibility for corporate malfeasance

Individual responsibility for corporate malfeasance

Just recently in China, two people have been sentenced to death and another sentenced to life imprisonment, all in connection with the tainting of milk products with melamine. If you are interested, you can...

Green Magazines

Green Magazines

One new green newspaper and two new green magazines have recently been launched. I’m sure they have done their market research which means there is a demand for more green publications, something I am...

International Buy Nothing Day 2008

International Buy Nothing Day 2008

This Saturday, the 29th of November is not just my birthday, it’s (I)nternational Buy Nothing Day. I blogged about IBND last year, having only learnt about IBND a few weeks before I wrote about...

GM foods are not the solution to world hunger

GM foods are not the solution to world hunger

I like to play the devil’s advocate. I think it’s very important for people to get both sides of the story and to critically examine the evidence for and against each of the sides....

Joke of the bushveld

Joke of the bushveld

When I was preparing my post on the WWF Living Planet report, it made me think of a video I saw a while ago. It is funny but has a very important message. It’s...