Wind – the truth

'..... it would break the laws of physics if emissions and fuel use didn’t go down when wind was contributing.' - (American Wind Energy Association) Is wind energy, endorsed by co-sponsors BirdLife South Africa & Investec, a blast of hot air? In August 2012 Investec & BirdLife South Africa [BLSA] appointed Samantha Ralston to 'actively participate in the renewable energy sector' - I assume to provide a responsible framework. BirdLife South Africa, prima ...

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Field-smarts

Technology paves the future and begs its place at life's fireplace. In turn, our search for context or meaning, defined by a bucket-list, is omnipresent. Spurning the treadmill of vicarious experience, laundered through the virtual world, many life-tourists choose nature's-jungle-gym and it is in this space where our 'influence-on' and 'our-interaction-with' the environment has changed. We rely on our human-senses to record, interpret and respond to nature's-call. Most stop there ...

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