Eco News

Solidarity on Human Rights Day

Survival International supporters around the world held an international protest on UN Human Rights Day, urging Brazil to ‘Save the Awá’; Earth’s most threatened tribe. … [Read more...]

SA, Vietnam in rhino poaching MOU

Cape Town - The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, is expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to address rhino poaching with Vietnam next month when she visits that country. … [Read more...]

Volkswagen Presents Greenest Golf

Volkswagen Presents Greenest Golf Of All Time - Group rejects Greenpeace accusations - Golf is genuine three-liter car - Climate-friendly fuel-saving technology is standard - 31 Group model variants emit less than 100 g CO2 … [Read more...]

Dirt is good

Pretoria - The waste sector offers great potential for job creation, Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said on Tuesday. … [Read more...]

Greenwich Goes Green 2012

Green fingered Greenwich shop owners and stall holders will be joined in the Market by visiting eco experts as part of the Soil Association's Organic September 'Organic, Naturally Different' promotion. For the third year running, Greenwich Goes Green will be a must for local Londoners looking to cut their carbon … [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...]

Demand Italian priest expulsion

Amazon Indians demand Italian priest’s expulsion over ‘Death Road’ Amazon Indians in Peru have demanded the expulsion of a controversial Italian priest, accusing him of ‘racism and aggression’ over his role in promoting the construction of a new road, which the Indians have labeled ‘the Road of Death’. … [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...]

Indian Tourism Delivers 2012 Plans

India’s Minister of Tourism, Shri Subodh Kant Sahai, has confirmed attendance at this year’s World Travel Market 2011, the largest travel event in the world. Sri Sahai will reveal his 2012 plans and highlight the rising stature of India as an already burgeoning tourist destination, promoting cultural, wellness and … [Read more...]