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Conservation Issue – The Big Issue #327 available NOW

by | Apr 2, 2024 | Featured | 0 comments

Conservation Issue - caring for the greater good!

The Conservation Issue, caring for the greater good, is the focus of The Big Issue #327 that looks at issues affecting the earth and mothers, honouring the nurturing lifeforce inherent in nature and women.

Here are a couple of stories that grabbed our attention.

Laundry offers free showers to homeless people

LaundReCycle is energy and water self-sufficient. It has been running since 2021 at the Streetscapes Urban Farm. The eco-friendly “LaundReCycle” is a three-year research project created by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. The project aims to provide laundry services to poor people as well as address water and energy shortages. READ HERE

Big Issue #327


Eco Adventurers – 3 Success Stories

Wild about the bush: three young conservation heroes highlight the importance of getting kids hooked on nature.

  • GWF Open Learning Academy conservation facilitator Patlego Machete has found her passion – introducing schoolchildren to the joys of nature and wildlife conservation
  • Neo Mnisi, a GWF conservation graduate who recently qualified as a ranger at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, says she loves her job.
  • Zuzumuzi Gumede, a facilitator at GWF’s Conservation Academy, is a role model and “conservation hero” to the youth in rural Mpumalanga.


Other stories that you will want to read include Women Empowering Women; Time for a Feminist Movement?; and Curbing GVB Early. The feature on Vendor Artists is always a must-see and it’s great that Solomon Nasoso’s “Lovely Sunbird” is on the cover!

PLEASE buy a copy of THE BIG ISSUE #327 and see their ONGOING SHOUT OUT for support ! 

The Big Issue, logoWHAT: The Big Issue #327 –  Conservation Issue
March – April  2024
Available from your favourite vendor across the city. Anyone outside the city of Cape Town can buy the magazine nationally at selected Spar and Pick n Pay stores.  Anyone outside of Cape Town can also buy the magazine here.
Don’t forget: you can buy The Big Issue with your smartphone! Visit for a step-by-step guide.

INFO: | Visit |  Editorial: Editor Laura Jones, 021-461-6690 | Advertising/Marketing: Derek Carelse at  | see also Cape Town Green Map


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