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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...]

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...]

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...]

Solar Power plan for Robben Island

Cape Town – Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says Robben Island, one of the world’s top tourist attraction spots, will soon generate its power from solar panels. … [Read more...]

Biodiversity plan for white rhinoceros

South Africa - Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has published the Biodiversity Management Plan for white rhinoceros in the Government Gazette No. 38619, for public comment. … [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...]

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...]

Stockholm Water Week make crucial steps

Stockholm Water Week - Working smarter and improving collaboration across different sectors has been identified as a crucial step towards a water and energy secure future. … [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...]

Moving SA towards an energy secure future

The next five years is about moving South Africa towards an energy secure future, with the Department of Energy already integrating their plans towards this goal. … [Read more...]