Another summer of tormenting asbestos water pipe breakages for Knysna. It’s good news that the Knysna Municipality and Knysna Council have decided to give the matter their attention, admitting the pipes are 50-years-old, though it must be asked why it wasn’t made a priority long ago – business losses, tourist discomfort and drought failed to encourage them. In the 2016 holiday season, there were 287 leaks. The Public were ignored whilst rates increased and bonuses were paid. For years, the Municipality refused to respond to my queries regarding the age of pipes, something I want to know so that part … ‘Click here to read full article…’
This is one of the better articles about the Cape Town water crisis. “As Day Zero approaches, nonsense is being spread.” This article by the staff of GroundUp cuts through the hysteria with facts and logic. FACTS & MYTHS ABOUT CAPE TOWN’S WATER CRISIS Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille has announced that Day Zero is now more likely than not. From 1 February, all households have to reduce their municipal water consumption to 50 litres per person per day. The World Wide Fund for Nature has published useful guidelines for preparing for Day Zero. As Day Zero approaches, there … ‘Click here to read full article…’
“On factory pig farms, terror knows no boundaries. From the day you are born your fate is already sealed: you will be killed. Our team of investigators documented cruel but standard conditions across seven countries in order to take you to a place the meat industry tries to keep secret. Will you enter the world of factory farming?”
Tony Kanal (bassist for the the band No Doubt) delivers this plea against cruelty against pigs. This iAnimal Pig Farm video can be viewed 360 degrees. Note the maneuver icon on the top left of the video. There’s no sensationalism or dramatic music to this video – just fact.