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Energy for the Future and its greener outcomes

Energy for the Future and its greener outcomes

Protestors plan to shut down Heathrow Airport! This was a headline in one of the newspapers the other day. Climate Change activists were out in full force on the streets of London last month, one of the demands were calling on governments for better renewable energy strategies. lets take a look at Energy for the Future and its greener outcomes Coal, crude oil and firewood and methods for using wind and water power provided the whole energy demand. Watermills and…

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The Great Ocean Plunder

The Great Ocean Plunder

You know that old saying which goes – There’s lots of fish in the sea … well…312 million kilograms of seafood is consumed in South Africa alone each year and 50% is locally caught. Just on this local scale you could call this the great ocean plunder. This does not include the rest of the world! To be quite honest, I’ve never been a big fan of a piece of fish on my plate, even if it is drenched in…

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Going Green

Going Green

Going green is the rage at the moment, and I’m not talking about getting sea sick on the last boat ride that you went on . No, this is about being more environmentally conscious and following certain practices which will help preserve the natural environment that we live in. I touched on it in the sustainable life https://conservationcaptured.com/2018/06/16/the-sustainable-life/ however there are a few things I would like to add and emphasize upon. Let’s start with a couple of going green examples…

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The modern Sustainable Lifestyle

The modern Sustainable Lifestyle

Wow, its been a busy week for me in regards to my research that I completed last year for my degree, I have given a presentation to the Zandvlie Nature Reserve committee to inform them about the decreasing / increasing bird populations. My supervisor for the research has urged me to publish my research in a local scientific journal. I then met with Birdlife South Africa to aid me in getting the process started. I say its all go isn’t…

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