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Greening Awards: Editor's Note and Categories
Greening Awards: Editor's Note and Categories
Our annual Greening Awards are a chance to inject some much-needed hope into the world. So much is going wrong, especially when it comes to our...
Energy Efficiency and carbon management
Energy Efficiency and carbon management
Geysers are one of those things that every home needs, but that every homeowner loathes because of the amount of energy they use. Their design has...
Beefing up the quality of red meat
Beefing up the quality of red meat
The next time you place a prime piece of steak over hot coals, think about Dr Lorinda Frylinck and the meat science research team at the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) in Irene. ...
The root of food security
The root of food security
In 2003, when the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad) and the International Food Policy Research Institute championed the humble...
Viticulture vultures
Viticulture vultures
When Reckson Mulidzi was growing up in Venda, he never dreamed that one day he would become something of a wine connoisseur. Now, it seems his life...
Absolutely Fabi-lous
Absolutely Fabi-lous
South Africa's forestry industry is huge. Pine and eucalyptus plantations in Kwa-Zulu-Natal and Mpumalanga alone contribute R12.3-billion to the...
You are what you eat ...
You are what you eat ...
Sought after as a delicacy the world over, perlemoen has been poached and over-harvested in South African waters to the point that government has...
Fighting the deadly duo
Fighting the deadly duo
The University of KwaZulu-Natal is home to a research project that is gaining steady ground in battling one of the world's most deadly duos -- the...
Putting the wattle to work
Putting the wattle to work
It's not often that a tree gets a bad rap, but that certainly seems the case with the Australian black wattle.
Where industry meets academia
Where industry meets academia
South Africa is fast becoming a global powerhouse of scientific research and development thanks to groundbreaking initiatives that fuse the demands...

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