“We need to change; the whole world needs to change. This must come to an end. We created a rainbow nation in SA and we need to do the same for the world."
These are the touching words of Bruno Pelizzari, recently released from captivity in Somalia.
The conflict resolution that South Africa succeeded in is not just an African Renaissance but a Renaissance for all Humanity.
Kept in conditions so inhumane that those reponsible should be referred to the ICC, the hostages have a unique if unfortunate perspective on the greatness of the South African conflict resolving achievement.
South Africa is a beacon of civilizational sunshine ... and even if Somalia is full of physical sun it could not be darker.
Inhumanity cannot promote Sustainability, be it in the form of Apartheid or any other form of brutality.
The more beautiful the design the more likely we are to embrace it ...
He is only 22 years old but he has invented a cleansing method devoid of water ....
With his roots in impoverished areas, this New South African is an empowered result of post 1994 South Africa.
Fusing his humble background with his tertiary education experience he has achieved a Green breakthrough.
Even though the airlines want this for their travellers, waterless masses world wide can achieve personal dignity and save water.
The product spans the Consumer Spectrum.
Some of us have been priviliged to be living 'where the clouds gather' ... Cape Town, South Africa.
A fastfood franchise known for its controversial advertisements has collaborated with the Institute for the Restoration of Aborigines of South Africa.
The advert provides a Khoisan name for Cape Town - "//Hui !Gaeb" meaning 'where the clouds gather'.
Those who know Cape Town know the magnificent swirls of cloud that pour over Table Mountain ... Nature in its magnificence.
The Khoisan are the aboriginal people of Southern Africa and whilst this advert is causing controversy it also suggests that we should humbly acknowledge that ultimately the Planet is, collectively, for all of us.
The best that we can do for each other is be kind and compassionate to each other ... always and wherever.
Sustainability springs forth from that ...
As time passes so the computer models get closer and closer to the possible reality ...
Much maligned Spain (economically speaking) is not only the world's best soccer team ... it is now also leading the way to the Sun!
The orbiter will help us better understand the possible effect of increases in temperature and the resultant climate change consequences.
It seems trivial, but the implications of a mere half foot rise in sea level are significant ...
"As coined by Ausubel, the term describes individuals and groups working in diverse disciplines who have crafted creative solutions to various environmental and socio-cultural problems rooted in shared core values, including whole systems, (anticipatory) thinking, a view of all life as interdependent, and sustainable mutual aid."
CNN featured a program on Vancouver today ... its every day Green inspires.
SoleFood Farm, an urban farm as example ...
The Mayor of Vancouver says the City seeks to be the Greenest in the world.
Staggering statistics in the production of clothing ...