Agritourism

The wrong tool for the job

Biodiversity literally means the variety of living organisms, both large and small. In theory it sounds good to safeguard or to restore the biodiversity of what is left of our...

Red-letter days: memory gateways to the past

When parts of a message are important, we highlight the letters in red and when a certain day is special we call it a red-letter day.Issue Date: 30 March 2007

The heart of an eagle

  With a thunderstorm brewing in the background the tawny eagle Veruschka flies through the Kalahari sky. After the intense heat of the day a...

When it rains buckets

Flood is no joke, so pray for rain - but please don't ask for too much. Issue Date: 9 March 2007

HYENAS: man-made predators

The past three decades have seen hyenas transforming from scavengers into predators, a change which has impacted enormously on predator populations in Africa's major game regions.

Waterbird culling appeal ‘a travesty’

Hilko insei, an exotic bird breeder from bon accord, north of pretoria

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Zimbini Coka, a junior lecturer at the University of the Free State’s Department of Agricultural Economics, visited areas that became part of the Ciskei homeland through consolidation in the 1970s...

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