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Counting Down – 6 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 29, 2014

World Series Game 5 Sunday, 26 October 2014 Greetings from San Francisco I love my sport, both watching and playing. I’m a regular visitor to the United States, and over the years developed a good understanding and...

Counting Down – 8 & 7 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 29, 2014

Running San Francisco Friday, 24 October 2014 & Saturday, 25 October 2014 Greetings from San Francisco I love running in San Francisco. It is a city with reminds me a lot about Cape Town given its natural beauty (minus the...

Counting Down – 10 & 9 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 29, 2014

Climate Change – Why Antarctica Matters Greetings from San Francisco NASA has announced that September 2014 was the warmest month since records began in 1880. In total, the last six months were the warmest on record and it is...

Counting Down – 12 & 11 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 29, 2014

Fundraising Appeal Greetings from San Francisco! The Last Desert Race in Antarctica is getting close, very close, too close for comfort! With a few days to go before the start of the race I would like to make a special...

Counting Down – 14 & 13 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Final Days in South Africa Saturday, 18 October 2014 & Sunday, 19 October 2014 Greetings from San Francisco I have just arrived in San Francisco after a 30 hour trip from Johannesburg. The past few days have been a hectic...

Counting Down – 15 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Solar Street Lighting Project in Diepsloot Friday, 17 October 2014 After months of waiting for approval from City Power and other stakeholders, we have received the go-ahead for our solar street lighting project in Diepsloot.

Counting Down – 16 & 17 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

25 000 People Say No to Eskom’ Pollution Application Wednesday, 15 October 2014 & Thursday, 16 October 2014 Greenpeace Africa  activists and members of coal-affected communities presented a petition, signed by more than 25 000...

Counting Down – 18 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

R250 x 1000 donations Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Raising R250 000 for a solar energy project in Diepsloot was always going to be a challenging and ambitious objective to achieve. But if we break it down, it requires only a 1000...

Counting Down – 19 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Join the Movement Monday, 13 October 2014 I have been working with  Greenpeace Africa  since early this year in developing and implementing a fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of its work linked to my...

Counting Down – 19 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Join the Movement Monday, 13 October 2014 I have been working with  Greenpeace Africa  since early this year in developing and implementing a fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of its work linked to my...

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