ISBN 9780639740652
Pages 52
Dimensions 216x216 mm
Published 2023
Publisher 2C Science Art, South Africa
Format Paperback

Aura in the sky

by René Toesie

Aura in The Sky, intended as a parent-child bonding exercise whilst learning about air pollution and the adverse consequences it has on Mother Nature and humankind, is a series of chapters with both art and text written and provided by René Toesie. It is her belief, that change begins with knowledge and often knowledge begins by creating awareness. The book aims to contribute to citizen science and science communication to include communities in the scientific conversation about air quality management.

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About the Author

René Toesie

René Toesie hails from Grassy Park in the Western Cape of South Africa. She is a qualified Civil and Environmental Engineer who has over 21 years' experience in the private and government infrastructure sectors. Her focus areas are promoting community awareness of the built and natural environments and is passionate about citizen science. She combines her love for art and science in environmental and infrastructure awareness literature. She has written and self-published two books and has a website,, where she publishes scientific articles.