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Hiér skuil SA se blommeprag | Maroela Media

Dis blommekyktyd in die Kaap . . . hier is die plekke waar die mooiste veldblomme vanjaar in die Lenteson baljaar . . .

Die mooiste tyd van die jaar is hier ─ Moeder Natuur ontwaak uit haar jaarlikse sluimering en strooi oranje, geel en rooi blomblare oor veld en vallei. In Augustus en September is dié blomskildery beslis iets om te aanskou, daarom vertel ... See more

2 weeks ago
Photos from WeskusonTheline's post

Die gewilde Driftwood-restaurant langs die Langebaan-strandmeer is vroeër vandag in puin gelê deur 'n brand wat vermoedelik ontstaan het toe gasbottels ontplof het.

Geskokte inwoners en toeskouers het oral gestaan en toekyk en foto's en videos ... See more

3 weeks ago
PROTECT OUR FUTURE – SAVE LANGEBAAN LANGOON!

The power of the PEOPLE against short-sighted political decisions that destroy their livelihood and an already precarious ecosystem is being put to the test here . . . WHO will benefit from this false economy and at what cost to marine life and the ... See more

PROTECT OUR FUTURE – SAVE LANGEBAAN LANGOON!WE ARE FACING A MAJOR CRISIS! Hi! You are one of the over 21 000 + (yes) people who have signed our on-line petition in support of saving Langebaan Lagoon and the town of Langebaan. THANK YOU! Since Feb ... See more

1 month ago
State approves Tormin’s massive West Coast mining expansion

Tormin seems to be unstoppable in its quest to destroy West Coast beaches. Read the history here: http://www.weskusontheline.co.za/2017/05/05/3181/

Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on ten additional West Coast beaches and on an inland strip of old beach adjoining the existing mine near Lutzville.

1 month ago
Shocking waste - hundreds of wild fish killed to produce 1 farmed salmon

'n Mens kan dit amper nie GLO nie - ons roei toenemend AL die eetbare vars visspesies uit om (baie minder) oneetbare "plastiekvis" in vishokke te voer wat vol groeihormone, antibiotika en chemiese plaagdoder gepomp is . . . en dan is dit glo om die ... See more

The Scottish salmon industry currently uses roughly the same quantity of wild-caught fish to feed its salmon as is purchased by the entire adult population of the UK in one year

1 month ago
Photos from WeskusonTheline's post

Die opspraakwekkende robwelpie-videosaak waarin twee jong mans van Velddrif verlede jaar aangekla is van onder meer wreedheid teenoor diere, het uiteindelik stil-stil sy regsverloop geneem nadat Marius Tredoux (20) skuldig gepleit het in die ... See more

1 month ago
W-Kaapse munisipaliteite gehelp om oudits te verbeter

Wes-Kaapse munispaliteite verswak ook kommerwekkend.

Net 12 Wes-Kaapse munisipaliteite het skoon oudits ontvang vir die boekjaar 2017/18 volgens die jongste ouditverslag van die ouditeur-generaal (OG). Daarby het onreëlmatige besteding by ... See more

Die Wes-Kaap het al ’n lang pad gestap sedert hy in 2009 geen skoon oudits ontvang het nie en spog steeds met 25 uit 30 munisipaliteite met ongekwalifiseerde oudits, sê Anton Bredell, LUR vir plaaslike regering.

1 month ago
Cape Town’s waste is ending up in its fish

This is truly scary . . .

Scientists have found that fish caught by small scale commercial fishers in Kalk Bay are contaminated.

2 months ago
Mosselbayontheline

Wes-Kaapse natuurskoon . . . en wat dit bedreig.
Nuus in beeld - nuus wat saak maak!

Terwyl Mossselbaaiers soggens en saans met die mooiste kleurespel van die son oor die see begroet word, en buitelandse filmspanne hier boer om die haaie en veelsydige natuurskoon te kom vaslê vir die Groot Skerm, word die "veilige" Wes- en ... See more

2 months ago
Eight million salmon killed in a week by sudden surge of algae in Norway

If there has ever been any doubt about the risks involved and devastation caused by offshore fin fish farming (aqua farming), this should be a final blow to any plans the department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF) still harbours to ... See more

Deaths come weeks after similar incident in Scotland: ‘We’re all pretty worried’