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A way through nature

Anele Ndawule, is an exceptionally promising student currently finishing his honours in Landscape Architecture at UCT, with sponsorship and assistance from Just Trees. As a child, he relied on nature and drawing as way to escape the negative situation surrounding…
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Summer’s coming!

As we head towards the warmer months of the year, the question of how to keep cool comes to play. People begin to rely more on A/C’s, fans and more often then not opt to stay inside rather then get…
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Press Play: Janine Benyus

Looking for a piece of mid-week motivation? Press play below on the below video featuring Janine Benyus. Janine Benyus is a biologist, an innovation consultant, an author of six and the co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8. What is Biomimicry? Biomimetics or…
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Tree of the Year: Nominees Announced

It is almost time for the winner of England’s Tree of the Year to be announced!  A variety of six oak trees, a sycamore tree and a twisted Scots pine are the front runners for the contest currently after being…
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Trees At Work: A story of hope

A story of hope:  Original article found here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/29/ethiopia-plants-250m-trees-in-a-day-to-help-tackle-climate-crisis  Ethiopia has obliterated the world record for most trees planted, which was originally held by India (50m), by planting a jaw-dropping 353m trees in one day. The prime minister, Abiy Ahmed,…
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Tree Feature – Celtis africana

This month we have a fantastic tree feature for you, it is also a protected tree in South Africa. The Celtis africana (from the family of Cannabaceae), otherwise known as the White Stinkwood, is a deciduous, indigenous tree that flourishes…
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Avoiding the winter snap

It’s May. Can you believe it? All of a sudden the mornings are darker. We’re presented with shorter days and are dressed in an affinity of layers. This is the time we are reminded that it is not only us…
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