The green ‘guardians’

Are those who are supposed to protect us the ones hurting us, asks Abré J Steyn.

Kings & queens of the jungle

Throughout the ages, lions have evoked fear and fascination and endured being ‘tamed’. Rather conserve big cats in the wild, writes Jo Hedges.

To catch a carp

SA fishing tackle suppliers have capitalised on the popularity of carp angling and the many ways to catch this voracious fish.

Look Up!

The recent floods put pressure on the SA Weather Service, especially given proposed legislation that will make it a crime to even criticise the service, writes Abré J Steyn.

Water over the bridge

Surviving a deluge and a flood isn’t a bad present for one who doesn’t like birthdays, writes Abré J Steyn.

Good planets are hard to find

Abré J Steyn speculates about the future we can expect should we continue to destroy our planet.

Good fishing at the library

Abré J Steyn shares his thoughts on the future and the dilemma of the COP 17 conference held in Durban.

Au naturel or not?

Inspired by the sunbirds in her garden, Jo Hedges ponders the impact of indigenous vegetation and which plants are the best for the garden

Where did all the donkeys go?

Although pythons are often misunderstood, Abré J Steyn had a close encounter with one whose intentions he understood quite clearly.

This should scare you

There are more environmentally pressing matters to be afraid of than being face-to-face with a mamba, writes Abré J Steyn.

A colourful tribute

Namaqualand in bloom is one of South Africa's magnificent natural wonders. Jo Hedges writes about a trip through this palette of colour.

More than meets the eye?

What has happened to the police force that is supposed to prevent and combat crime and protect the community, asks Abré J Steyn.

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