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South Africans set for conservation expedition

50 days. 4 countries.9000km. An all-women South African expedition will set out on a conservation mission in September to raise awareness about human-wildlife conflict. … [Read more...]

Clean up for FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Cape Town – A group of proud Capetonians will take to the streets of the Mother City this coming Saturday (19 May) as part of a ‘Cape Town City Clean-Up’ expedition that is aimed at getting the streets ready for the 4th annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, a ‘proudly Cape Town’ celebration. Mother City […] Cape Town … [Read more...]

Two Oceans Marathon Tackles Cape Water Crisis

(Cape Town – With the City of Cape Town and parts of the Western Cape in the midst of a severe drought, organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) are working around the clock to ensure the 49th edition of the world’s most beautiful marathon is fully aligned with plans to avoid Day […] Eco – … [Read more...]

SADC Ministers of environment, aquaculture meet

South Africa is hosting a joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture as well as Tourism. The meeting, which started on Monday, will end on Friday and will be followed by a ministerial meeting on 23 – 24 November 2017. South Af GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

DNA kit to fight wildlife crime

South Africa - The Department of Environmental Affairs has launched a DNA barcoding kit on Monday to help officials to combat wildlife crime. … [Read more...]

New Zealand Conservation Ranger

Working in some of New Zealand’s most enchanting and dramatic landscapes, rangers with the Department of Conservation are truly living the dream. … [Read more...]

Investment to rehabilitate wetlands

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Working for Wetlands Programme has invested R1 billion into the rehabilitation of 1200 wetlands and created 25 000 jobs and much needed training since 2004. … [Read more...]

Paris Agreement historic

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the delegation representing South Africa at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in France following the adoption of the new Paris Agreement on climate change. Late on Saturda … [Read more...]

Gauteng steps up interventions to save water

Johannesburg – While Gauteng has not declared drought as a disaster, the province is pulling all the stops to save its available water and to have an efficient provincial response to the water challenge. Currently four provinces - KwaZulu-Natal, Free GlobalBuzz-SA - Your Environment … [Read more...]

SA signs water pact with Denmark

Pretoria – Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The MoU, signed in Johannesburg on Monday, is set to strengthen cooperation in the water sector, especially with the Danish private sector GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]