Wind turbines aren't quite 'apex predators', but the truth is far more interesting

Wind turbines are, it appears, everywhere. Even if you can't see some on the horizon on your way into work every day, it is hard to miss the continual news coverage...

By Jeroen Minderman 8 Nov 2018

Eating less meat is a climate priority, whatever the sceptics say

Here we go again. The "sceptical environmentalist", Bjorn Lomborg, has returned to warn against the excesses of an impending green dictatorship. The latest threat: taking away our burgers!

By Oliver Taherzadeh and Benedict Probst 31 Oct 2018

Yes, eating meat affects the environment, but cows are not killing the climate

As the scale and impacts of climate change become increasingly alarming, meat is a popular target for action...

By Frank M. Mitloehner 26 Oct 2018

SEED SA Go Sustainable! Programme presents its successful green enterprises

SEED SA recently presented its pioneer group of green enterprises to the local business community of Polokwane and Richards Bay...

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by 23 Oct 2018

Solar can save Africa

The spectre of climate change reared its ugly head in June 2018, when the dammed lake that supplies Bouake, the second largest city of Cote d'Ivoire, ran dry, leave the city without water.

23 Oct 2018

World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations' annual food security report. The total number of people who face chronic food deprivation has increased by 15 million...

By Jessica Eise and Kenneth Foster 23 Oct 2018

Trading while caring for people and planet

Ratifications are moving ahead, if slowly, on the newly signed AfCFTA - the world's largest free trade agreement (with the most member countries) since the founding of the World Trade Organization...

By Richards Munang and Robert Mgendi 22 Oct 2018

What southern Africa needs to do to manage rising temperatures

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a special report outlining what would need to be done to keep the world from warming up by more than 1.5°C...

By Professor Bob Scholes 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by 15 Oct 2018

Growing consumer awareness around sustainable seafood certification

Seafood consumers are increasingly demanding independent verification of sustainability claims in supermarkets...

11 Oct 2018

What latest assessment on global warming means for southern Africa

The release this week of the IPCC's special report on global warming of 1.5? above pre-industrial levels marks a critical point in climate negotiations...

By Mark New 10 Oct 2018

The UN's 1.5°C special climate report at a glance

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report today on the impacts of global warming of 1.5? above pre-industrial levels...

By Emil Jeyaratnam, Madeleine De Gabriele, and Michae 8 Oct 2018

Virgin Active SA partners GBCSA, sponsoring rating tool

Committed to zero environmental impact by 2030 across its 143 clubs in Southern Africa, Virgin Active South Africa has partnered with the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) to sponsor a Net Zero Rating Tool...

2 Oct 2018

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