Environment & Agriculture

New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 01/09/2019 - 05:45

The second part of a research report released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) highlights a range of measures being taken across the Indian Ocean region to support the sustainable development of the ocean.

ANC government and its supporters are trying to mislead South Africa with regard to expropriation without compensation

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:02

The ANC and its supporters have deliberately tried to misuse the parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee on expropriation without compensation to obtain a false outcome regarding the land issue in South Africa.

Silver Nanoparticles and Boron Nitride to Help Get Rid of Carbon Monoxide Emissions

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:06

Russian chemists from NUST MISIS have developed a new hybrid catalyst for carbon monoxide oxidation consisting of hexagonal boron nitride and silver nanoparticles. This material makes it possible to get a full conversion of carbon monoxide at only 194 degrees Celsius.

City of Cape Town, plastics industry and other key players to Capture Cape Town’s Trash Before it Hits the Coast

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:18

Photo Credit: Gregory Player from Clean C.

The City of Cape Town, Western Cape has joined key players and interested groups in the first of many meetings, to investigate ways to remove garbage from Cape Town’s rivers so it doesn’t make it into the ocean.