StreetSmart South Africa wins major ecotourism award

Cape Town-based StreetSmart South Africa won the 9th annual Skål International Ecotourism Awards in the “City and Villages” category. StreetSmart is a conduit fundraising initiative that contributes directly towards enabling street children to live a viable life in society. The organisation raises money via participating restaurants, and distributes this money […]

Cape Town bids to host COP17, international conference on climate change

[update: for the most up-to-date information on Cape Town, climate change and COP17, visit the Climate Smart Cape Town website] The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17), the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC), comes to South Africa from 28 November to 9 December 2011. But will it […]