It’s a Pig’s Life

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 […]

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Ian Player: A conservation legacy for life.

Dr Ian Player died quietly on Sunday at his home, Phuzamoya, in KwaZulu-Natal, at the age of 87. His name is synonymous with rhino conservation internationally. Locally Dr Player’s courage and energy won many conservation battles including stopping the proposed strip mining of the St Lucia Coastal dunes by one of the biggest mining companies […]

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Summer braais meet your meat!

“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 […]

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SAFCEI’s Lydia Mogano: climate injustice is her challenge!

Lydia Mogano is SAFCEI’s dynamic Regional Co-ordinator. Her hectic schedule keeps her on the move. It takes her to meetings with communities in the SADC region and to international faith and environmental conferences. Earth Keeper newsletter managed to pin her down for a telephone interview so that she could share some of her inspiring experiences […]

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Light the way with prayers for Lima

The 20th COP on Climate Change is being convened right now in Lima, Peru, until 12th December. SAFCEI’s Lydia Mogano is attending the public sessions. She will be keeping us updated, so click here to follow her posts on the Earth Keeper Website. Lydia will also be working with a wide range of NGOs to […]

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