Being Green

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY GERLINDE MOSER OF RE/MAX. Being Green – Your window on the environment broadcast every Friday morning at 9.30. Glynis Crook will focus on key issues affecting our lifestyles, science and research outcomes, the quest for sustainable living and a healthier planet.
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402 Episodes
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Being Green - 02 Feb 24_Nora Thiel, co-owner of Delheim Wine Estate

In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to Nora Thiel, co-owner of Delheim Wine Estate, about conservation efforts at the farm. It is not only a WWF-South Africa Conservation Champion but was also recently named the 2024 Conservation Pioneer for the Cape Winelands region, in the Great Wine Capitals’…
2 Feb 6 min

Being Green - 26 Jan 24 - Hugh Tyrrell, director of Green Edge

In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to Hugh Tyrrell, director of Green Edge and a specialist waste management and recycling consultant, about problems with waste collection in townships that seem to have come to a head this week with reports that the mayor tabled a motion to place…
26 Jan 6 min

Being Green - 12 JAN 24

Scientists at Europe's Copernicus Climate Change Service on Tuesday confirmed that the world is dangerously close to a global warming limit as 2023 goes down as the hottest on record by a substantial margin. In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to Willem Landman, a professor in Meteorology at…
12 Jan 6 min

Being Green - 5 Jan 24

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY GERLINDE MOSER OF RE/MAX. Being Green – Your window on the environment broadcast every Friday morning at 9.30. Glynis Crook will focus on key issues affecting our lifestyles, science and research outcomes, the quest for sustainable living and a healthier planet.
5 Jan 6 min

Being Green - 03 Nov 23_Mark Alexander-Professor of Civil Engineering

Concrete is the most widely used man-made material in existence, but it is also one of the worst climate change offenders, contributing at least 8% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. But, for the moment, we can’t live without it. In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to UCT Emeritus…
3 Nov 2023 6 min

Being Green - 27 Oct 23_Gert van Tonder-Garden at Tokara wine estate

In this week’s edition of Being Green, Glynis Crook speaks to moss artist, Gert van Tonder, who has created a spectacular garden at Tokara wine estate, about the role this seemingly unimportant plant plays in protecting the environment. The garden is open to the public for 4 days during the…
27 Oct 2023 6 min

Being Green - 20 Oct 23_Dr David Roberts-Clinical veterinarian for Sanccob

In this week’s edition of Being Green, Glynis Crook speaks to Dr David Roberts, a clinical veterinarian for the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (Sanccob) about the critical endangered African Penguin and the fight for their survival. Penguin adoptions assist with fundraising. It cost R600 to…
20 Oct 2023 6 min
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