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Plan for African Penguin

South Africa has a plan in place aimed at addressing the decline of the African Penguin population in the country. … [Read more...]

Renewable energy benefits SA

Renewable energy has benefited South Africa, a study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has found. … [Read more...]

Botswana tribes peoples hunters, not poachers

Ahead of the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the United States this week, a Botswana Bushman leader has appealed to Prince William for help in recognizing that tribal peoples who hunt for food are not poachers. … [Read more...]

Report exposes the dark side of conservation

Dark side of Conservation - A hard-hitting new report launched by Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – reveals how conservation has led to the eviction of millions of tribal people from “protected areas.” … [Read more...]

SANParks to sell limited rhino

The sale of a limited number of white rhino from the Kruger National Park (KNP) has begun as part of the South African National Parks implementation of a comprehensive rhino management strategy. … [Read more...]

World Forestry Congress for Africa

The World Forestry Congress (WFC) will for the first time be held on African soil next year, announced Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana on Monday. … [Read more...]

Bushmen notice to sue

Africa’s last hunting Bushmen have given formal notice of their intention to sue the Botswana government over its “unlawful and unconstitutional” attempts to starve them off their ancestral land in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. … [Read more...]

Strategies to mitigate impact of climate change

The City of Johannesburg says it is working hard to put in place strategies that will help the city adapt to climate change. … [Read more...]

African Marine Debris Summit

The first African Marine Debris Summit highlighted the urgent need for a collective action to be taken against the problem of marine debris facing the continent of Africa.  The Summit – entitled “African lessons to inspire local actions” – took place at the SA National Biodiversity Institute at the Kirstenbosch … [Read more...]

Disaster in Lower Omo Valley predicted

Three independent reports have warned that the controversial Gibe III dam, and land grabs for plantations, risk imminent ‘catastrophe’ in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley. … [Read more...]