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What next for Cape Town’s winning stand?

Posted on 08 December 2011 by admin

By Ramatamo wa Matamong and Joseph Bushby – Alex Pioneer / Winelands Echo*

DURBAN, Dec 8 – (TerraViva) After winning the award for best stand at the exposition outside the climate conference, Cape Town’s striking entry is continuing to score big in terms of the number of visitors per day.

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Metalheads go green at COP 17

Posted on 05 December 2011 by admin

By Andre Marais – Amandla Magazine*

DURBAN, Dec 5 – (TerraViva) Durbanite Prevan Chetty is the frontman of a rock outfit called Dismantling The Sky. This quintet combines heavy metal, classical Indian music, grunge, and R&B with an ecological message and an anti-consumerist sensibility.

The band’s distinctive sound is partly due to their use of instruments rescued from the scrap heap, such as reconditioned guitars as well as instruments built from scratch using materials like tins and plastic. Chetty dubs it “recycled metal”, suggesting the band’s fresh new take on heavy metal classics by groups such as Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – which he credits as major influences. Continue Reading

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Fighting for Mother Earth

Posted on 01 December 2011 by admin

Archbishop Moletelo Molaba

By Khanyisa Sinqe,
Zithethele Community Newspaper

The City of Durban, South Africa, has gone complete green. Delegates from nearly 200 countries are meeting in South Africa from November 27 to December 9 for major climate talks. Yet many around the central Durban venue have their own understanding about global warming and climate change.

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