The richly sewn One Earth quilt made by the First People Artists of the Bethesda Arts Centre, Nieu Bethesda beautifully parallels an ancient story from /Xam mythology of light triumphing over darkness with the struggle to stop fracking in the Karoo. The quilt was made in 2014 for SAFCEI as the First People Artists response […]
Do the right thing and help police arrest those responsible for dog-fighting.
Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible¹ – a world wherein humankind, as part of Earth’s web of life, is in a benign and compassionate relationship with all other beings; a world in which we treat other-than-human animals humanely and with respect; a world in which all animals are free to engage […]
As an introvert Frank Molteno had reservations about talking about his journey to veganism. He is a seasoned Earth Keeper whose gentle, contemplative presence masks an activist for compassion for all living beings. As a past SAFCEI board member and founder of SAFCEI’s new One Web of Life (OWL) programme, he is part of the […]
From around the world, conservationists, naturalists and all walks of people committed to the wilderness came to honour the life and legacy of Dr Ian Player at his memorial service on 14 January 2015. Bishop Geoff opened the memorial service with a deep sense of personal gratitude for Dr Player’s support during the founding of […]
Memorial Tribute to Dr Ian Cedric Player by Dr Ian McCallum, long time friend, wilderness spirit and co-campaigner for the wild. Dr Player’s memorial service was held at Hilton College on 14 – 01 – 2015 “I tell you that which you yourselves do know … You all did love him once, not without cause … My […]
God has designed these remarkably intelligent and curious creatures with the ability to communicate with various expressions of grunts, oinks and squeals that have specific meanings. Pigs’ instinctive behavior is to form stable family groups with clearly established social hierarchies. In nature pigs are normally active during the day and spend 75% of their active […]
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. Mahatma Gandhi Sharing meals with family and friends and especially the tradition of braaing are about enjoying good company around the gift of food. With the onset of the summer holidays, braaing and eating meat is […]