Sustainability

Lucky-beans (mutiti) – a great garden tree

By Prof. Ross G. Cooper Lucky-beans (mutiti) (Erythrina spp.) (Fig.’s 1 & 2) are hard, orange-red seeds that are ejected from a pod usually of …

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A unique conglomeration of Zimbabwean Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica) in U.K.

By Professor Ross G. Cooper Formerly: Department of Physiology, University of Zimbabwe,  rgcooperuk@yahoo.com Swallows (family Hirundinidae) possess facial bristles and 12 tail feathers. Their bodies …

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Protect the environment by disposing of your masks effectively

“With all that is happening in these Covid times, we thought it appropriate for one of our Bindu staff write about a very important by-product …

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Mukuvisi Woodlands- 40 Years On

Ken Worsley & Simon Pitt After many years of effort made by some dedicated individuals, The Makabusi (Mukuvisi) Woodlands Association was formed on May 24th …

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Wetlands and the Harare Water Crisis

By Birdlife Zimbabwe   . Water is vital for life. Wetlands are essential in providing clean, safe water. Harare is running out of water. Why? Wetlands manage …

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Purple Bauhinia

By Isla Grundy Family: Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae (Purple Bauhinia, Orchid or Butterfly Tree).  This is a plant of tropical and subtropical climates. It is native …

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