wil·der·ness (wldr-ns) n.
An unsettled, uncultivated region left in its natural condition, especially:
A large wild tract of land covered with dense vegetation or forests
It’s only worth conserving something that has a chance of sustaining itself in the end. So the issue is: how big does an ecosystem have to be to ensure its integrity into the future? When do we abandon hope? These are important questions.
Let’s say you’re sitting comfortably 10 kilometres above the ground in a sophisticated piece of technology called a Boeing. I wouldn’t want to worry you. But I ought to tell you that nobody on earth, absolutely nobody, knows how you manage to stay up there and why the plane hangs together at all.
Let me say this before rain becomes a utility we can regulate and sell: I celebrate its meaninglessness.
The rain I am in is not like the rain in the city. It fills the forest with a huge and confused sound. It hammers the corrugated-iron roof of the hut and stoep with insistent and controlled rhythms. I listen, because it reminds me again that the whole universe runs by rhythms I have not yet learned to recognize; rhythms not those of clock or engineer.
IRONMAN® South Africa, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, recently announced its partnership with Wilderness Foundation Africa to form an additional charity, IRONMAN for Nature, for all IRONMAN South Africa events. The partnership between IRONMAN South Africa and...
IRONMAN SOUTH AFRICA ANNOUNCES A NEW CHARITY IRONMAN South Africa partners with Wilderness Foundation Africa to form IRONMAN for Nature charity organisation PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (19 February 2020) – IRONMAN® South Africa, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, is...