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Uranium Mining Threatens the Karoo

Uranium mining and radioactive dust in the Karoo could be a far greater and much more immediate threat than fracking for shale gas.

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Antoinette Pienaar, Johannes Willemse

Karoo Herbs, Karoo Wisdom

In the middle of the Karoo is the farm Theefontein where Oom Johannes Willemse is teaching the art of healing to singer Antoinette Pienaar.

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Poplar Grove, Zen, Karoo, colesber

Six Offgrid Karoo Farmstays

In the spirit of a true unplugged adventure, Karoo Space ferreted out half a dozen offgrid Karoo farmstays where you can re-discover yourself, your family and your frontier spirit.

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Black wildebeest and windpump, Karoo

Corridor Through the Karoo

A Biodiversity Corridor is being created to protect the Karoo mountain lands and hidden valleys between Cradock and Graaff-Reinet for future generations.

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Lesser Kestrels of the Karoo

Every year in November, tens of thousands of compact raptors fly from breeding grounds in Russia and Kazakhstan to small Karoo dorps. Why?

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Karoo angels

Angel Factory in the Karoo

At a little railway siding called Vondeling, not far from Willowmore, a dozen people create shining angels that appear on Christmas trees far away.

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williston mall, williston, northern cape

Karoo Central Gets Great Review

Karoo Central, the advertising platform on Karoospace.co.za, has just received an unexpected international endorsement – a week before launch.

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Pied crow

Pied Crows, Powerlines and Climate Change

Powerlines have facilitated the increase of pied crows in the Karoo, but climate change has driven their soaring numbers.

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Solar energy Karoo

Solar Karoo

South Africa’s new era of solar energy started with a stranger knocking on a Karoo farmhouse door in the early summer of 2010.

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The Chef @ The Vic Manor, Cradock

There is a legendary Karoo buffet served every night at Cradock’s Victoria Manor Hotel. Chef Heyla Meyer shares her favourite pudding recipe with us.

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