Forests

Sarah Bergs

Sarah Bergs

Founder and CEO
Nourish NPO

"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...

Andie Reeves | mg.co.za
Lauren Teasdale

Lauren Teasdale

Co-founder and managing director
Greenpop

"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...

Andie Reeves | mg.co.za
Maarten Groos

Maarten Groos

Director
South African Reforestation Trust

"“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...

Rosie Goddard | mg.co.za