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April, 2018

  • 17 April

    Meet the team: Activate members that save the environment!

    Sourced from: The Earth Day Images

    By Jomiro Eming Today, Activate wants to introduce two members from our team, who have made very simple but very effective changes to their daily living that cuts back their carbon footprint, and reduces the amount of waste they contribute to the environment. We asked Chloé and Ciara to share …

September, 2017

  • 11 September

    A Forest Begins with a Seed

    Image: Nick Pritchard

    Jomiro Eming A young Indian man, Jadav Payeng, saw his island in crisis and threatened by erosion. The land was arid and becoming nothing more than a desert, and so he planted a single seed. Now, nearly four decades later, his once-dying island is a 1 360-acre forest, and a lush …

May, 2017

  • 24 May

    Makana at Crisis Point: 90 Days Left

    Water poster

    Pearl Munemo  The water crisis is real and it’s here. Cape Town recently announced that water supplies have run dry, and Settler’s dam has dropped to 30% water capacity – a level at which water can no longer be extracted. According to acting municipal manager Mandisi Planga, there are approximately …

March, 2014

  • 20 March

    [Video] Makana Green Fun Run

    fun run screengrab

    The Rhodes University Environmental Committee hosted the Makana Green Fun Run this past Sunday 16 March. The event promoted positive sustainability throughout Grahamstown and the university.

  • 7 March

    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 …