A group of students recently combined adventure with environmental activism by hiking, cycling and kayaking the route of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, stopping along the way to educate rural schools about water conservation.
• New solutions for water conservation
Through the Sea Pledge programme, now promoting marine and environment conservation across South Africa, citizens are encouraged to preserve not only the country's coastal waters and sea creatures, but its entire wealth of natural heritage.
• Research centre for African oceans
The 20th Precision Flying World Championships, currently under way in North West province, will see 14 teams from around the world covering miles of unforgiving terrain to prove their unaided aviation prowess.
• Air show gives wings to young dreams