Steve Woodhall to talk about impacts of environmental change and citizen science on butterflies at Crocworld Monthly Talk

Steve Woodhall to talk about impacts of environmental change and citizen science on butterflies at Crocworld Monthly Talk: For Steve Woodhall, a simple boyhood fascination of moths and butterflies developed into a lifelong career in lepidopterology, with many years dedicated to unearthing the behavioural patterns and discovering the many intricacies of these vibrant flying insects. A leading expert on the subject, Steve Woodhall will give the Crocworld Conservation Centre monthly talk on ‘Significant changes in the range of local butterflies’ … [Read more...]

Wavescape Festival rides an environmental wave at uShaka during the Durban International Film festival

Wavescape Festival rides an environmental wave at uShaka during the Durban International Film festival: The 15th Wavescape Surf Film Festival will once again be heading down to uShaka Marine World Beach Arena (adjacent to Moyo). Prepare for a worldwide surf adventure with epic visuals and amazing stories as you enjoy a great line up of surfing movies. These start at 18h30 pm. Entry is free, so bring your mates and some blankets and / or camp chairs. Food and beverages can be purchased from Village Walk on each of the evenings. A highlight will … [Read more...]

Engineers prioritise environmental designs for the Renishaw Developmen

Engineers prioritise environmental designs for the Renishaw Developmen: Situated within the ecologically-diverse Mpambanyoni Conservation Development on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, the mature lifestyle village of Renishaw Hills is being constructed with a focus on promotion of the natural environment. One such aspect is the intricate Mandawe Wetland crossing. “The responsible bridging of the wetland to allow access to Renishaw has been a challenge,” explained Phillip Barker, managing director of Renishaw Property Developments, a subsidiary … [Read more...]

South Africa one of the worst environmental polluters, research shows

Durban in the News: South Africa one of the worst environmental polluters, research shows: The recently released report from MoneySuperMarket, a price comparison website in the UK, found most other African countries fared well. Occupants burnt beyond recognition after truck wreck: Investigations are underway to establish the exact number of people who were badly burnt in an accident involving three trucks in KwaZulu Natal. Advertisers to switch on to Lotus FM after quota reversed: Things are getting back to normal at Lotus FM after the … [Read more...]