Eco News

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...]

Donation for Taung agri college

South Africa - Taung Agricultural College in the North West has received a donation of US $1 million from Danish company Haldor Topsøe, which specialises in research and technology. … [Read more...]

War on rhino poaching receives boost

Skukuza - An amount of R1 million has been added to the South African National Parks’ (SANParks) war on rhino poaching. … [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...]

Rhino Fund to assist initiatives

Pretoria - In an effort to coordinate the financing of anti-poaching initiatives, the Department of Environmental Affairs is to establish a National Rhino Fund in consultation with the National Treasury. … [Read more...]

SA to roll-out solar panel project

Pretoria - The Gauteng Provincial Government is to spend R11 billion for a large scale roll-out of solar panels on all state-owned buildings across the province. … [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...]

Rhino poaching on the increase

Pretoria- The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the start of the year has increased to 273 with the Kruger National Park bearing the brunt, says the Department of Environmental Affairs. … [Read more...]

Saving every drop

Tshikundamalema – It’s the precious liquid without which there can be no life. This is the message Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa left with the community of Tshikundamalema, as South Africa joined the rest of the world in celebrating International Water Week. … [Read more...]