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Nancy Richards no longer presenting the Enviro Show on SAfm

Cape Town Green  Map says a BIG thanks and a sad cheerio to Nancy - she will be missed!

 
Radio and print journalist, Nancy Richards, has just notified us that she will no longer be presenting the Enviro Show and the Literature show on SAfm. 
 
"Well it’s been a journey – but I’ve finally come to a fork in the road.

Artist Saysay.Love at S ART Gallery

Saysay.Love has been on a quest to bring awareness to the current water crises facing Cape Town.

Artist and visual activist Saysay.Love is currently exhibiting new works at the S ART Gallery in Hout Bay. These figurative works captured in the oceans surrounding the Western Cape bring into focus concerns close to the artist's heart, namely, water and the preciousness thereof.

THE BIG ISSUE #262 - the comedy issue!

The Big Issue #262 (20 March to 19 April 2018) is available from your favourite vendor across the city. 

Here's why The Big Issue is about providing some comic relief, setting the scene with a Zapiro cartoon on its cover

World Water Day promotes effective water management

Extract from a speech delivered via satellite feed by City of Cape Town Executive Deputy Mayor for the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil from 18 to 23 March 2018.

"On this World Water Day, we support the call of the World Water Forum to promote awareness, to build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels.

The SA Eco Film Festival starts TODAY - 22 March

The SA Eco Film Festival is celebrating its 5th birthday this year, with the festival running in Cape Town, from 22 to 29 March

This friendly festival aims to showcase intriguing and creative film content that highlights topics on sustainability, the environment, ecology and social justice.

Tea in the Park Café introduces picnic baskets

Freshly made picnic basket by Tea in the Park Café

Design your own basket by choosing from Tea in the Park Café's daily menu, then relax in Green Point Urban Park and ENJOY! 

Take up your spot on the spacious lawns in the lush and secure Green Point Urban Park, whilst the team at Tea in the Park Café prepare a freshly made picnic basket for you to delight in. 
 
Design your own basket by choosing from Tea in the Park's daily menu, which includes a selection of breakfast, fresh

When and Where to Watch the 2018 Absa Cape Epic Live

A daily guide to the best Spectator Points for the 2018 Absa Cape Epic from 18 to 25 March 2018.

When the 2018 Absa Cape Epic gets underway on the iconic slopes of Table Mountain, in Table Mountain National Park, on Sunday the 18th of March, it will start an eight day long festival of mountain biking for fans around the world.

Cape Town mural project puts art on the wall

City of Cape Town will complete the pilot project of a large scale mural initiative, aimed at encouraging tourism and creating a better understanding of public art, by the end of June 2018

‘Public art has become an important focus and brings cultural, social, and economic value to neighbourhoods. It reflects our society and can enrich communities.

Cape Town launches landfill gas to energy project

Launch of landfill gas flaring project at the Coastal Park

The City’s Department of Solid Waste Management officially launched its landfill gas flaring project at the Coastal Park landfill facility. 

This process destroys the methane, which has a global warming potential approximately 25 times greater than carbon dioxide, that is present in landfill.

City and partners flock together to protect endangered feathered friends in Simon’s Town

The African penguin, Spheniscus demersus

Implementation of a management and monitoring programme for the Simon’s Town penguin colony. 

In an effort to protect and conserve our endangered feathered friends, City of Cape Town has teamed up with the South African National Parks (SANParks), the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and the Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET) to implement a management and monitoring pr

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