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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...]

Welgevallen Food Garden

Welgevallen Food Garden is an initiative of the University of Stellenbosch Agrisciences Faculty. … [Read more...]

Biodiversity contributes to economy

Pretoria - The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, says the benefits derived from biodiversity or ecosystem services are estimated at R73 billion, contributing to 7 percent of South Africa's GDP per annum. … [Read more...]

Shower Water and Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is often discussed in length without truly making an impact on the normal day to day person. We live in a world where waste plays a major role without us realising it. … [Read more...]

Bushman children arrested

Three Bushman children have been arrested by paramilitary police in Botswana. The arrests are the latest signs of a new government policy to intimidate Bushmen who have returned to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). … [Read more...]

Bushmen beaten in Reserve

Bushmen beaten, suffocated and buried alive for killing an antelope Paramilitary police have severely beaten two Bushmen, burying one in a shallow grave, after accusing them of hunting without permits in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). … [Read more...]

Renewable energy programme

Pretoria – The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in the country through Window 1 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP). … [Read more...]

Land grabs in Ethiopia

Violent land grabs in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley are displacing tribes and preventing them from cultivating their land, leaving thousands of people hungry and ‘waiting to die’. … [Read more...]

Waste Tyre Management Plan gazetted

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has gazetted the Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan (IIWTMP) of the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) for immediate implementation. … [Read more...]

Fight Wildlife Crime

Pretoria - The Department of Environmental Affairs says it welcomes the approval by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of funding to the tune of R25 million aimed at strengthening the current wildlife forensic capabilities in South Africa to combat wildlife crimes. … [Read more...]