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Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre

YTL Hotels has a long-term vision to make a difference to the environment where its expanding collection of unique hotels and resorts are located. When Gaya Island Resort opened its doors in July 2013, it marked the beginning of its marine conservation journey in Borneo. … [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...]

Kebony Wins 2013 Enterprise Award

Kebony AS, the innovative company offering sustainable alternatives to tropical hardwoods, has won the 2013 Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Award for small and medium enterprises. The Ethical Corporation awards recognise and celebrate the success of the world’s leaders in responsible business excellence … [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...]

Goteborg 2013 to become Eco Champs

Swedish athletics legend Carolina Kluft and the organisers of next week’s 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championship are challenging athletics fans in Sweden to help raise the event to world-class status for sustainability by completing 10 climate promises and becoming “Eco Champs”. The initiative, … [Read more...]

Impact guideline for Aquaculture published

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Guideline for Aquaculture in South Africa, for public comment in Gazette No. 36145 of 11 February 2013. … [Read more...]

Black rhino plan gazetted

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has gazetted the much awaited Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for black rhinoceros, it was announced on Tuesday. … [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...]