Animals will be animals
Intro: Camera close-ups of nature and animal life tell us more than we may have expected, but now that we are hooked, we
may learn as much good as there seems to be bad.
10.2023 | Peter Dearlove
The evolution of beauty
Evolution is my faith; Darwin is my prophet. And evolution explains the power women hold over men. Males of the species
Homo sapiens sapiens are in thrall to a phenomenon called neoteny.
05.2023 | Tom Learmont
Nature’s Essential Workers
Often referred to as wildlife’s “clean up crew,” vulture numbers are sadly dwindling on the African continent, but when they
do pitch up – it’s a sign that nature is thriving.
02.2023 | Denise Slabbert
The origin of the African jackal traced back 5 million years to the
West Coast of SA
The discovery of fossils from a new species of canid, on the West Coast of South Africa, has unearthed the African origins of
the crafty jackal - tracing its history on the continent back 5 million years ago.
07.2022 | Adrian Ephraim
The karoo – cradle of the mammals
Africa may have been the cradle of Humankind, but the continent was also the birthplace of the order to which we belong –
08.2021 | Tom Learmont
Creatures great and small
We share this planet with such a rich variety of creatures. Often animals symbolize different traits to which we aspire or simply appreciate.
07.2021 | Daniel Heintz
The mermaid man
Marine mammal scientist Dr Vic Cockcroft fears that the “mermaids” he studies may be doomed.
01.2021 | Tom Learmont
The dark side of leaf blowers, the windscreen effect and insect extinction
You are in the grounds of a leafy upmarket South African housing estate.
09.2020 | Athalie Russell Besseling
Some facts about human’s best friend
As a person who grew up with dogs, I have loved some of my quadruped family members with so much of my heart that I grieved deeply when they invariably passed on.
04.2020 | Chrisoula Adonopoulos
The rise of anti-science discourse: forehead-slapping conversations with climate change deniers.
12.2018 | Kim Segel
The money tree
Growing up in a strict, very middle-class family in the 1940s and 1950s and learning the virtue of thrift, “money does not grow on trees” was a constant refrain. But there is a tree which grows money.
12.2018 | Clarence Dreyer
The Blue Zone phenomenon
Where to go to live longer … and happier.
11.2018 | Chrisoula Adonopoulos
Don’t worry about the last fish in the sea
Catching the last fish in the sea should be the least of your worries. Here’s why.
06.2018 | Jon Stilwell
Weed tourism means big business
Knowing that cannabis and the tourism dollar are fast friends would most likely have Bob Marley rolling about in his grave.
12.2017 | Denise Slabbert
The group thrives on innovation and encourages original thinking. Perspectives is a portal to content
we have specifically commissioned to explore new ideas and unique concepts.
SCIENCEHow Gaming Conquered the World
JOURNEYSSketches of Spain
NATUREThe evolution of beauty
PEOPLEBecause I said so
ARTS Slush pile blues