Posts and articles about environmentally responsible activities, ideas and changing behaviour to eco-friendly living

Alien

Aliens are taking over

The Stink Bean competes with indigenous plants for nutrients, sunlight and water which are very crucial for plant growth, nourishment and development. This golden hairy alien shrub  is causing a lot of problems particularly when it comes to reserving the natural healthy state of our local environment. The evergreen shrub originated from Australia and landed…

Genet

Genet Plight Think of me when you drive at night

As the sun sets over the mountains, the day is just starting for the Genet. This resourceful nocturnal cat-like animal is an opportunist hunter and at times ends up in conflict with chicken farmers as they prey on birds and their eggs to enjoy as delicacies. Educating farmers on non-lethal predator management strategies becomes key…

Interactive question and answer session on wildcats given by Tenikwa

Come see our Wildcats and help us to help your school

”Come see our wild cats and help us to help your school” , is a campaign that was launched on the 13th of July 2019 at Plettenberg Primary School with the core objective of trying to instill empathy towards wildlife in children through discounting conservation based tours. Our mantra is ,” take care of the…

Born in Africa Kidz are now EcoKidz

Born in Africa is one of those dedicated Non Profit Organisations fighting the imbalances in the societies of the world.  They are very active in socio-economically disadvantaged areas around Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Focusing on educating children and giving them that chance to learn as much as possible about the world around them, by creating a platform that they would not have been possible in their socio-level status.