Table Mountain is officially one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Learn more about Table Mountain here.
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Ten Thousand Birds
There are approximately 10,000 bird species on this beautiful planet. Welcome to 10,000 Birds, where, between us, we expect to eventually see every single one. Expect plenty of commentary on natural history, science, politics, conservation, travel, and blogging along the way.
Are you fascinated by nature? Eager to travel? Passionate about understanding and observing the world’s birds over a lifetime of exploration? Then this is the site for you!
The responsible Travel, Nature + lifestyle site
Established in Elgin in 1995, Thandi – a Xhosa word meaning 'nurturing love' – is a wine that niches on quality, spawned the Fairtrade trend, and uplifts and empowers previously disadvantaged people. In 2003, Thandi became the first wine brand in the world to receive Fairtrade accreditation.
Already synonymous with superb quality, Thandi also advocates ethical trading and social transformation, with the community actively involved in the whole wine production chain.
Revered for its refined elegance, Thandi's secret to success is not the fact that good taste is a constant ingredient, but rather that the brand helps create wealth and uplifts previously disadvantaged people. Profits and Fairtrade premiums are ploughed back into various upliftment initiatives such as a crèche for farm worker’s children, tertiary education bursaries and basic adult education.
Thandi Wines (Pty) Ltd became a stand-alone wine company as from October 2009, moving out from under the company of wine people’s wing, to proudly handle its own brand and business development.
Thandi is South Africa’s first agricultural Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) project as the company is owned by 250 farm-worker families who hold 55% shares in the company. Furthermore, the Thandi community also holds farm land-ownership over three farms, ranging between 50% to 100% shareholding.
It is very rare in the South African wine industry for a BEE group of this size to own both land and have shares in the business. Thandi can therefore be described as the first truly broad-based empowered wine company, and also the biggest black-owned exporting wine company, in South Africa.
Thandi is growing in leaps and bounds, gaining international acclaim and firmly establishing itself as a leading, award-winning empowerment wine brand.
The African Association Of Zoos And Aquaria (paazab)
The African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZAB) was formed in 1989 at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa as an organization aimed at representing the interests of bona fide zoos and aquaria on the African continent. PAAZAB currently represents a total of 70 institutional, affiliate and associate members in 12 African countries.
The association upholds modern zoo best practice in the provision of supportive environments for the animals, personnel and public; active involvement in the maintenance of biodiversity; management for the wider benefit of the community and the provision of education opportunities for learning about animals and their environments.
PAAZAB sees one of the primary functions of zoos and aquariums as healing the relationship between man, animal and their mutual environment.
The African Press Organization
The African Press Organization owns a media database of 25,000 contacts and the main Africa related news online community. It offers a complete range of media relations tools such as press releases distribution, press videoconference, webcast, events promotion, and media monitoring.
The African Press Organization provides free services to African journalists, innovative communications products to Public authorities and supports many African and International institutions in their strategic communications.
The African Water Issues Research Unit (awiru)
The African Water Issues Research Unit (AWIRU) is a not-for-profit applied research organisation based at the University of Pretoria, established to develop an African capacity to understand the complexity of African water management and development issues. AWIRU's objective is to generate water management solutions that are politically, socially, economically, environmentally and culturally sustainable in Africa.
AWIRU operates in unison with the goals of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), aiming to strengthen transboundary water governance at all levels throughout southern Africa. Cooperation over water resources shared between states, regions and economic sectors can spill over into enhanced regional integration.
The Airplane Factory
The Airplane Factory is a Johannesburg based business focussing on the development and manufacture of high quality, high utility aircraft. The Airplane Factory's first aircraft, the Sling, is a competitively priced high all round performance aluminium light sport aircraft which can be purchased ready to fly or as a homebuild kit.
Feel free to wander around The Airplane Factory website for more information.
The Animal Ageing And Longevity Database
Welcome to AnAge, a curated database of ageing and life history in animals, including extensive longevity records. AnAge was primarily developed for comparative biology studies, in particular studies of longevity and ageing, but can also be useful for ecological and conservation studies and as a reference for zoos and field biologists.
The Association For Persons With Physical Disabilities
Established in 1940, The Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities, Nelson Mandela Bay, is a non-profit organisation located at 55 Paterson Road, Port Elizabeth.
The disability sector that we serve includes, physically and intellectually impaired, speech and hearing impaired and partially sighted persons.
At our premises in Paterson Road, we provide income generating opportunities to 150 persons with disabilities.
Our 2 specially adapted busses provide transport for our mobility-impaired workers. Mobile workers with disabilities receive a subsidy to allow them to use public transport. All workers are provided with a basic daily meal.
Our workshops provide income generating opportunities for persons with disabilities that assists them financially and allows them to attain their maximum level of independence.
We offer a wide range of services including screen-printing, production of toilet paper, assistive device sales and repairs, sensitisation workshops, accessibility surveys and a recruitment service.
For further information about our organisation please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
The Big Blue Bus
A fun way for kids to learn about protecting the world’s water sources. Kids ages 8 to 16 can sign up as Water Wizards, with a Small Fry Club for kids under 7. Cartoon characters introduce games and activities while teaching about “all things watery.” This site is put out by the Government of Canada.
The Bitaba Bird
A short children's story written by Carol Moore - Illustrated by Michael S. Weber
The Botanical Society Of South Africa
The Botanical Society of South Africa was established in 1913, the same year that the now world famous Kirstenbosch Garden National Botanical Garden was started.
The Cool Hunter
Led by founder Bill Tikos, The Cool Hunter celebrates creativity in all of its modern manifestations. Since its inception in 2004 The Cool Hunter has become the world's most-read culture and design site, a leading authority on all things creative and a truly global hub for what's cool, thoughtful, innovative and original. We value global relevance, not trends, channeling our discoveries to our worldwide audience.
The Cool Hunter is a natural fit for its readers - creative influencers who stay in the know and ahead of the curve. Global in outlook, culturally discerning, The Cool Hunter readers are connected, creatively aware, confident, stylish and sociable. They value architecture, design, style, music, fashion and entertainment. They work, play and travel internationally and bring with them distinguished tastes and a demanding appetite for quality information.
The Cool Hunter is not a trend-spotter, trend-watcher or trend predictor. We select and celebrate what is beautiful and enduring from all that is sought-after in architecture, design, gadgets, lifestyle, urban living, fashion, travel and pop culture. We remain relevant by staying ahead of and outside of trends and fads — the fickle shifts in taste and style. The Cool Hunter digs deeper, finding tomorrow's icons and classic phenomena. We are a prized reference point of choice for a global creative community.
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