Category Archives: News


15 ways to take action today 7

The news is full of overwhelmingly bad news, forests are burning, ice is melting, the wellbeing of all people is not being prioritised and we are not feeling heard. Let’s not get anxious, but active, each in our own way, starting today. Here are 15 ways to take action and play a positive part in […]

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Rising from the riots – what will save us? 4

My hometown has been a war zone for the last few days, my heart is sore and the adrenaline ┬áhas been bubbling just below the surface with everyone in fight or flight mode. Normal everyday tasks seemed meaningless and irrelevant with the dull thud of tear gas explosions and distant screams in the background. And […]


If I were president for a day | Buyekezwa Ndlumbini

    I met Buyi at Dwesa Nature Reserve in the Eastern Cape where she was working as an intern for her nature conservation studies and receiving a basic stipend for her time. It was a short contract though and she had no further prospects for permanent, gainful employment when it finished and this was […]

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How to take action – Plett Knysna Fires 2

The smoke may have cleared, but now the rebuilding of lives begins…. We may have seemed a bit quiet here on the Eco Atlas front lately, but there has been the matter of some firestorms on the Garden Route. It was even on CNN. I think what so many found hard to assimilate is the […]