Forests

Sarah Bergs

Sarah Bergs

"Just 30km outside of the Kruger National Park lies Nourish, an eco village that has been bridging the gap between impoverished South Africans and the tourism industry for 10 years. Having grown up in the area, Sarah Bergs, CEO of Nourish, has always had a deep love...

Lauren Teasdale

Lauren Teasdale

"As one of the most rapidly urbanising continents, the ecosystems of Africa are becoming ever more threatened. To Lauren Teasdale, co-founder and managing director of Greenpop, it is imperative that natural spaces are protected and that development takes place with...

Maarten Groos

Maarten Groos

"“When you consider South Africa’s many mono-culture tree plantations and alien invasive trees, we need to remember that a tree is not simply a tree,” says the director of the South African Reforestation Trust, Maarten Groos. “Natural and native ecosystems and their...

Siyabulela Sokomani

Siyabulela Sokomani

"Township Farmers is a non-profit organisation trying to re-green the townships of Cape Town, one tree at a time. As well as slowly transforming the dusty, dry land, Township Farmers also focuses on food security and environmental awareness. Growing up in Khayelitsha,...

Zeldeen Muller

Zeldeen Muller

"InSite Innovative Education’s flagship product, AgendaWorx, provides digital solutions to help businesses save money and the environment. While working as a consultant at a retirement fund, Zeldeen Muller noticed how much paper was being wasted. “I spent many nights...