We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy
Nov21

We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy

We spoke to Sylvain Lonchay, founder of Ahim’SA – an organization that offers yoga beach therapy as a tool against violence of the body and the mind. 1) Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? How did you get into the NGO world? ” I founded the Inspire Centre to promote Mindfulness and wellbeing at work. Contributing to leadership programmes for Right Management. At an executive level, I developed tools to...

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A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem
Nov07

A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem

“FOR SOCIETY TO PROGRESS, WE SHOULD NOT ONLY MOVE FORWARD BUT ALSO CLEAN UP AFTER OURSELVES.” – BOYAN SLAT, CEO & FOUNDER “Let’s face it – humans are by nature careless with trash” With an exponential increase in plastic and waste materials throughout the years, it was time for an ocean cleanup solution conceived by a Millennial. The problem of plastic pollution, and waste material...

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Victory for Marine Biodiversity Protection In South Africa
Oct30

Victory for Marine Biodiversity Protection In South Africa

The South African cabinet has approved 20 new protected marine areas –  an area perimeter two and a half times larger than the Kruger National Park.   The objectives are to:  1) Protect our ocean’s heritage for future generations. 2) Contribute to fisheries sustainability. 3) Advance marine ecotourism. 4) Help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change.    A Network Of Marine Biodiversity  ...

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Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair
Oct04

Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair

We had the pleasure of chatting to the magical Daniela from Cape Town Freediving. How did you get into freediving? Daniela: “My fascination with water started at a very young age. If I look at my baby album, I was swimming before I was walking.  So it’s always been something very close to me. Through times of strife, water was my place of safety so to speak.  Water has always been a place of happiness I suppose, creativity...

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Water Crisis Or Temporary Discomfort?
Oct04

Water Crisis Or Temporary Discomfort?

Did the water crisis inconvenience or scare you? How Did It Happen? The crisis came about for three main reasons: Climatic conditions – It wasn’t raining enough and people in Cape Town seldom ever had to think about water consumption. Population growth – The cost of water in fact, only ever affected the percentage of the population that lives within a lower income bracket. Negligence of previous water-restriction...

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Scuba Diving Cape Town With Into The Blue
Oct02

Scuba Diving Cape Town With Into The Blue

We had the opportunity to interview Theo, from Into The Blue Diving Centre.    How long have you been scuba diving and what is diving to you? Theo: “Sho, okay – I have diving for about ten years. What got me into diving was actually snorkeling in Sodwana. The feeling of putting your face underwater and everything becomes quiet. It’s a peaceful place for me. It’s interesting ‘cause diving falls under the extreme underwater...

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