Countries Archives: South Africa

Why Fracking in the Karoo will never happen

Gas might be the solution to Eskom’s ailing coal based power supply, but it won’t be be extracted from Karoo shale.

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Cape Town’s heavenly motorcycling roads

To many people Cape Town is about sandy beaches, majestic mountains and valleys of wine. To Anton Crone it’s about tarmac.

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Sign up and Race4Rhinos – make a difference

Race4Rhino has secured 250 places for the 2014 Argus Cycle Tour. Over 200 eager cyclists have already registered so far and we expect a full house so please register soon to avoid disappointment. Beginners welcome.

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50 | 50 30th Anniversary Season: Episode 16

Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50‌‌‌ | 50: Anniversary Season: Episode 16, on 9 December 2013. Find out more about Southern Africa’s looming elephant poaching crisis and join the team as they question the future of Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – one of the last pockets of unspoiled biodiversity in the Johannesburg area.

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Mad about monkeys

This photographer stops for a moment to spend some quality time with an adorable troop of monkeys.

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Preserving the biodiversity of Agulhas National Park

Scott Ramsay spends a few day in Agulhas National Park, and while in the area, spends some time with local farmers to learn about the conservation efforts going on in the region.

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Why I love my job in the Kalahari

The Kalahari is a wilderness known for extreme temperatures and wonderful wildlife, this guide shares with us why he loves his job in this exquisite part of he world….

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South Africa’s favourite beaches

Recently the international Blue Flag jury announced the list of 2013/2014 Blue Flag beaches and 41 of South Africa’s sandy havens were awarded with the sought after status.

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Bontebok National Park

Scott Ramsay visits Bontebok National Park near Swellendam in the Western Cape; the smallest national park in the country and the saviour of the Bontebok antelope, endemic to the region.

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Peninsula of paradise

Scott Ramsay is as close to heaven as he can get at the Robberg Nature Reserve near Plettenberg Bay.

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