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Prepare to switch off your lights for Earth Hour

On the last Saturday night in March, millions of people around the world switch off their lights and electronic devices for an hour. Earth Hour is once again near, and people are being encouraged to take this step in joining the movement to put an end to climate change.

Cape Town: 2014 World Design Capital

Cape Town named Global Earth Hour Capital

Cape Town beat over 160 cities from 14 countries to be named Global Earth Hour Capital 2014. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said the city "stood out as a role model for the global South with a showcase of green programmes and actions other cities can replicate".

Saving water all in a day’s work

Sustainability was the name of the game at the launch of South Africa's largest commercial rainwater harvesting project, located at the Midrand head office of mobile provider Vodacom.

Food-for-work scheme restores hope

The dry, spiny forests of southern Madagascar comprise one of the most unique ecosystems in the world, and a new food-for-work scheme is helping to protect the fragile environment while ensuring food security.
Africa can produce the food it needs

Mozambique leads in marine conservation

Mozambique’s pristine Primeiras and Segundas coastal belt is now formally under conservation, thanks to the recent proclamation of Africa’s biggest marine protected area.
Mozambique gets new reserve

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