Issue 11

Worms at Mount Nelson

Cape Town’s most famous hotel has embarked on a novel way of disposing of its waste: an on-site worm farm.…

Beyond the school wall

Could this be the catalyst for the major change that we are all so desperately seeking in our ailing education…

Sugar addiction

Scientists never really thought that a person could become hooked on sweets like they were a drug. Now a batch…

Zero Waste Communities

Communities around the world have begun to adopt Zero Waste goals and Zero Waste Plans to implement those goals. The…

Should we open up schools for parents?

The education of parents needs to go hand-in-hand with the education of their children. They were all nodding their heads…

Herbicide in your intestines?

Genetically engineered crops may produce herbicide inside our intestines, killing gut bacteria which are essential for our health. Pioneer Hi-Bred’s…

The Right to Food

It is unlikely that you will know personally any of the ten children under five years old who die every…

Do Africans Dare Care About Animals?

Are animal rights the privileged domain of the world’s affluent nations? Dare we, in Africa, care about the well-being of…

The wave is cresting — are we ready to surf?

For those of us who are at the rock face of the developments within the organic industry, it is obvious…

Issue 11 Editorial

In this issue we have two articles about school related topics. They came from different sources and yet they are…