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{pp}Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium recently introduced some quirky new inhabitants to its Sappi River Meander exhibit. A variety of frog species have joined the other thriving inhabitants in the exhibit. The decline in amphibian species is believed to indicate a much broader decline of the environment globally. Sadly, South…
Thursday, 26 February 2009 15:13

Bold Solutions to the Energy Shortage

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{pp}Every South African is aware of the impact which the ongoing power interruptions have had on daily life, international investor perceptions and most pressingly - for the nation as a whole - business productivity. South Africa’s economy has for years been dynamic, thriving and consistently growing. It cannot be allowed…
{pp}Tougher economic times are forcing companies to review costs at every turn, and many have been looking at easy ways to decrease their energy bills, usually a certain way to reduce costs before having to consider retrenchments. National parking group, King Parking, has seen a 50% decrease at their latest…
Monday, 05 January 2009 13:09

Reducing emissions and saving fuel made easy

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{pp}With the crisis of global warming, more needs to be done to protect the environment, on a personal level and a corporate level. Everyone uses fuel, in one way or another. The burning of fossil fuels is one of the biggest contributors to global warming because of all the carbon…
{pp}South African Seal Saving Initiative (SASSI) and The Aljama Political Party (ALJAMA) will be hosting a large beach clean up operation on the 13th of December 2008 and wish to encourage our communities to participate in this worthy cause.
{pp}Green Building Media has installed a video component to their website, expanding the multimedia experience to the built environment in South Africa, involved in green building.Currently they are streaming in podcasts globally and are hoping to expand their selection to cover conferences and events, with speakers and experts presenting useful…
Thursday, 14 August 2008 14:36

Green IT: Save electricity with Diskeeper

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{pp}What if you could save electricity with the click of a mouse? It’s that simple. Diskeeper is software that can be installed onto your computer and forgotten. Once installed, it has been proven to save the same amount of electricity per hour as turning of a light bulb! With the…
{pp}Southern Africa’s leading active over 50’s residential development, Le Domaine, has been commended with a Silver Award in the South African Landscaping Institute Gala Awards Ceremony that was held at the Emperor’s Palace last month.
{pp}BP has renewed its contract with black-empowerment company, Joint Venture Pump Services (JVPS), to continue servicing the pumps at its service stations for a further three years.
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 14:25

Retrofitting Seminar

{pp}Green Building Media held their first Retrofitting Seminar on the 10th of April, 2008. The purpose of the event was to bring together key stakeholders to share knowledge about energy efficiency in the built environment and reach consensus on the best way to accelerate the initiation of retrofitting projects with…
Monday, 18 February 2008 14:40

South Africans Unite to Solve the Power Crisis

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{pp}Johannesburg - 18th February 2008 - Citizens of South Africa joined forces today to launch The Power of One, a national call to action for the people, by the people to rally together to use less power and save South Africa from pending disaster.
Wednesday, 13 February 2008 13:04

Load shedding

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{PP}There are many theories going around about why load shedding is happening. Mainly negative views: The guys at the top don’t know what they are doing. Bad planning. ”Heads need to roll!” I am an optimist and choose to believe this one: Our countries economy is growing at such an…

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