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Weekend rains fill up Gauteng dams

South Africa - The Gauteng dams have recorded a whopping 98% level following heavy rains in most parts of the province last weekend, making the dams the fullest in the country. … [Read more...]

South Africans set for conservation expedition

50 days. 4 countries.9000km. An all-women South African expedition will set out on a conservation mission in September to raise awareness about human-wildlife conflict. … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Poached rhino horns returned

An agreement between the South African Government and People’s Republic of China in committing to fight the illegal exploitation of wildlife crime has yielded positive results, with the return of poached rhino horn and elephant ivory back to South Africa. … [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...]