Browsing the "South Africa" Tag

Endangered Baby Hippo Rescued by South African Animal Sanctuary

April 6th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

Last week Britain's Daily Mail reported about a South African wildlife sanctuary that is now caring for an orphan baby hippopotamus, who was rejected by its mother shortly after it was born. The hippo has been named Prince Harry, is just a few days old, and will require round the clock care. The eleven pound infant presently needs 125 ml of milk every few hours

Green Renaissance: Helping Nature to Fight Back

March 7th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

This inspiring image of a bicycle-powered lawn mower drifted through my social media stream today. The pedal-powered idea is so simple and beautiful, it is utterly genius. The photo came from a South African film production company called Green Renaissance; the organization specializes in working with non-profits and other environmentally conscious businesses interested in promoting nature conservation and sustainability

Oil Slick Threatens to Exterminate Penguins

March 24th, 2011 | by ecolocalizer

A huge oil slick in the Southern Atlantic is threatening to wipe out the world's largest colony of the endangered Northern Rockhopper penguin and other rare species, including the Speckled petrel

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