Being Green - 05 MAY 23_He may be fighting a different type of offence, but Nigeria’s Spider-Man is as much a superhero
He may be fighting a different type of offence, but Nigeria’s Spider-Man is as much a superhero as the Marvel Comics crime buster. His name is Jonathan Olanlokun, an environmental activist who dresses up in full Spider-Man kit to help clean up the streets of his hometown of Osogbo, armed with no superpower except his determination to make a difference in his community. He speaks to Glynis Crook in this week’s edition of Being Green
Following the dramatic sea surges experienced across the Western and Eastern Cape last weekend. Glynis Crook speaks to Professor Marcello Vichi, head of UCT’s Department of Oceanography, to find out how much climate change is to blame.
As we mark a slew of national and international clean-up days, in this week’s edition of Being Green, Glynis Crook asks WWF South Africa’s circular economy portfolio senior manager, Lorren de Kock, if we are facing a ‘waste crisis’.
In the declaration at the end of the inaugural African Climate Summit in Kenya this week, African leaders proposed new global taxes and reforms to international financial institutions to help the continent fund actions that will help it adapt to increasingly extreme weather. In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook…
In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook talks to Vergelegen’s senior horticulturist, Richard Arm, about the importance of Arbor Week and a wonderful opportunity to buy indigenous trees at the wine estate over the next seven days.