DAY 3 – TRIP 2 – PART ONE

This episode of University of the earth sees another wonderful trip into our ever more interesting African bush. This time we have a special focus however. The team are traveling along the elephant’s river. This permaculture adventure will be full of surprises and should get your organic brain working.   The river is the main […]

DAY 3 – RIVERS 3

The city refuse is washed into the drains and empties out into the areas which are vleis and it affects the hydrology. The water table daylights in areas where the water table is close to the surface. The enghineers with their stormwater plans idea is to get the water out of the city into the […]

DAY 3 – RIVERS 2

In a column of water you will find sediments at the bottom and large amounts of algae manynof which are toxic. Algae that occurs naturally is accommodated by nature. Algae that is produced as a result of the poisons and chemicals in the water becomes the highy lethal blue green algae. We seems to carry […]

DAY 3 – RIVERS 1

Oxygenated, nutrient rich river water and what we do to it. Hydrology of a river affects the ecology of the river and surrounds. In the higher part of the rivers, it is fast flowing and unlikely that there will be much fish – more insects. The speed of the water oxygenates the water and erodes […]