Category Archives: Environment


Grahamstown marches to put a stop to canned lion hunting

By Nonhle Skosana South African wildlife activists Chris Mercer and Bev Pervan have initiated a global march in support of the banning of canned lion hunting. The event is called Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH), and Grahamstown will be taking part. Taking place on Saturday 15 March and involving 44 cities around the world, the march aims to create awareness and expose … Continue Reading ››

Living green: How to make your digs more eco- friendly

recycleBy Youlendree Appasamy Living in digs can be a great opportunity to incorporate eco-friendly tips and tricks into your student life. Activate has put together a short guide to help you live a more eco-friendly life this year. Recycling is a cost-efficient way … Continue Reading ››

Rhodes Life Science building: Plans, protests and policies

By Jane Berg Environmentalists met with the Dean of Science, Professor Ric Bernard and other university staff members this past Friday to discuss the imminent tree removals which will make way for a new Life Science building. The meeting discussed the issues around transparency and hypocrisy which was raised as students … Continue Reading ››