Home / Environment (page 10)


RU saves the rhino

  By Isabelle Anne Abraham The year 2012 has been most unfavourable for South Africa’s rhino populations. As poaching incidents are well past 200, it’s evident that the species is in dire need of mass support. To spread awareness and increase public action, Rhodes University held Rhino Week from 14 to …

Read More »

Rhinos: suffering in silence


                          By Isabelle Anne Abraham Rhino poaching is beyond a crisis now; it is simply out of control, said Dr. William Fowlds, in his rhino poaching presentation at Rhodes University. The talk was held on Wednesday, 28 March, and …

Read More »

Healthy trees for a healthy society

                          By Shirley Erasmus This year’s Scifest had a particularly Environmental engagement, with the theme of “Science Rocks!” involving “Earth sciences, archaeology, palaeontology, astrobiology, GIS, chemical and civil engineering, music… and any other -ology or – graphy you …

Read More »