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The Sanctuary of Sport: A Testimony of Olympism in Action

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.

HIV Is At The Crossroads

Ace Robinson | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ace Robinson

The incoming President of the International AIDS Society, Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker has challenged the world. She has repeatedly stated: "It's not over till it's over. Let's urgently roll up our sleeves and get back to work. There is so much work to do!"

Lungelo Gumede: Painting South Africa in a positive light

Joy Ngoma | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Joy Ngoma

Lately in South Africa, it's so hard to find people who are painting our generation in a positive light, especially since our parents are the generation who fought and brought the Apartheid regime to its knees. My generation has been portrayed as the lazy generation that's just benefitting in the so-called new South Africa without really contributing to the development of the country.

4 Luxury South African Hotels You'll Never Want To Leave

Sarah Laurence | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel
Sarah Laurence

There are some hotels that you book into primarily to spend time out of - a basic hostel in a busy city, for instance, an airport hotel booked for con...

Here's Why You Should Visit Durban -- Cape Town's Steamy Younger Sibling

Alex Matthews | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Alex Matthews

1. It's becoming South Africa's most interesting city. And the New York Times agrees! Last year it put the city at number 7 on its global list of 52 m...

The Best Things to Do in Durban

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Durban is a modern, cosmopolitan African city that perfectly reflects South Africa's cultural complexity with strong African, Indian and European influences. I found the city fun, diverse and full of activities.

Keo Motsepe of 'DWTS" Gives Tips On What To Do in Joburg and Beyond

AFKTravel | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
AFKTravel

Keoikantse Motsepe may be living the life in Los Angeles, but his heart is still in South Africa.

Rockets Red Glare Distract Nation From UN Climate Summit and Import of Global Climate Protests

John J. Berger | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
John J. Berger

With the dramatic launch of the American-led air war in Syria, and the escalation of Middle Eastern hostilities against ISIL, the critically important UN Climate Summit in New York has had to compete on mainstream media with the far more dramatic war coverage.

"Buy Them, Sue Them, Wipe Them Out"

Carl Pope | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Again, the powerful prey on the powerless.

Shark Nets Catch Sharks ... And Whales, And Dolphins, And People?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

Maui mayor Alan Arakawa’s announcement that he would not implement shark nets to combat the rise in shark attacks on the island (four so far this ye...

The Challenge for BRICS and Africa

Richard Attias | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Richard Attias

I am writing this from the BRICS summit in Durban, where it is clear that the huge momentum of these emerging markets -- especially when it comes to their relationship with Africa -- is not slowing down.

When Will an African City Host the Olympic Games?

Kenneth L. Shropshire | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports
Kenneth L. Shropshire

Will an African city host the Olympic Games in 2024? A recent report contends that South Africa will be stepping forward to compete by offering Durban as her bid city.

Bunny Chow Is For People!

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.25.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When ordering bunny chow, say neither "bunny" nor "chow." Just say the portion of loaf you want (whole, half or quarter) and type of filling, as in "a half lamb."

Republican Candidates and Congress Quit Climate Change; Private Sector Counters, Creating Consumer Label

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

We need more of this kind of innovativeness and initiative. The climate isn't cooling anytime soon and it's clear that climate talks will continue to be inconclusive. So companies and consumers, the ball is in your court.

Storytelling Makes the Heart Grow Larger

Heather Box | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Heather Box

I was on the edge of my seat hanging onto his every word. Landry Ninteretse, a youth climate activist from Burundi, was speaking in front of hundreds at the U.N. Climate Negotiations in Durban, South Africa.

Sins of Emission and Omission in Durban

Ian Parry | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Ian Parry

While some progress was made in the latest round of United Nations' climate change negotiations in Durban, South Africa, there was little progress on either carbon pricing or financing for action against climate change.

The Platform Opens a Window: An Unambiguous Consequence of the Durban Climate Talks

Robert Stavins | Posted 03.02.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

The national delegations from around the world now have a challenging task: To find a way to include all key countries in a structure that brings about meaningful emissions reductions on an appropriate timetable at acceptable cost.

Daily Life During COP 17

Sam Wolson | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Sam Wolson

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Durban: Progress For The Planet

Rev. Jim Ball | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Rev. Jim Ball

The international climate talks that recently wrapped up in Durban, South Africa, could prove to be an historic turning point in the international community's efforts to overcome global warming.

Best Book of 2011: Kivalina: A Climate Change Story

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.15.2012 | Books
Jeff Biggers

Christine Shearer's extraordinary chronicle of a native Alaskan village's demise and inevitable relocation due to climate changes ranks as one of the most timely and important books to be published in 2011.

Durban: An Important Step Forward in Combating Global Climate Change

Todd D. Stern | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green
Todd D. Stern

I've heard some people question whether the dates embedded in Durban Platform mean that we've put off "real" action on climate until 2020. The answer is emphatically no.

The Climate Post: Surprise Deal Emerges at United Nations Climate Talks

Mason Inman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

In a surprise turnaround, the UN climate talks produced a new deal to eventually curb global emissions moving forward.

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic and...

Making Sense of the Durban Climate Talks

Kassie Siegel | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

The hard truth about the this year's climate conference in Durban, South Africa, is that the outcome is horrendously inadequate for the scale and immediacy of the climate problem we face.

Durban Climate Change Agreement: 'A Remarkable New Phase'?

Bill Chameides | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Does the Durban Platform really "set a new course for the global fight against climate change"? Maybe, but it will require a whole lot of work by the likes of the United States and China to keep the world on that course.