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Light from the sun

Hundreds of millions of rural Africans have no access to electricity. Productive hours are lost and study time reduced because when the sun goes down, they must stop. But solar-powered lights are a safe, renewable, cost-efficient and effective answer.

Get bike wise

The daily commute's congestion, greenhouse gas emissions and frustration can be avoided - all it takes is getting out your car and into the saddle. Cycle Wits is leading the pack in getting cycling to become the public transport of choice.
Exploring bicycle culture in South Africa

Adopt-a-River: women show the way

Adopt-a-River: women show the way

When Nomvula Malinga was growing up, she used to swim in the Isipingo River - something that years of pollution and degradation have since made impossible. In February 2009, Malinga, together with other women from Durban's Umlazi area, began cleaning up the river themselves.
Pushing for 'zero waste' in 2010

Pushing for ‘zero waste’ in 2010

Non-governmental organisation the Institute for Zero Waste has launched a national initiative to reduce the potential negative impacts of waste and pollution during the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
SA gets tough on air pollution

SA gets tough on air pollution

The permit conditions of the top 50 air-polluting industries in South Africa are to be reviewed, an interim measure while the government works on drawing up the far stricter Air Quality Act.


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