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Forestry industry leads the way in conservation

The United Nations’ International Day of Forests took place on 21 March. Forestry South Africa’s research and protection director, Dr Ronald Heath, wrote an...

South Africa to host 22nd African Forestry and Wildlife Commission

South Africa is set to host the 22nd session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) scheduled to take place at the Kruger...

South Africa’s biodiversity tax incentive is taken to scale

South Africa is recognised as one of the world’s 17 megadiverse countries. Protected areas, declared on state, private or communal land are key to...

Game farmers aim to unlock the economic value of biodiversity

This year’s Wildlife Ranching Eastern Cape conference, gala dinner and awards ceremony took place on 2 November, at the Pine Lodge Resort...

Winner of the Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Grant announced

Oppenheimer Generations announced Dr Hayley Clements as the recipient of the inaugural Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Research Grant worth $150 000, for...

Conservation consciousness key to a secure climate future

Conservation consciousness and environmental literacy are key to securing an environmental future for all people, says the minister of Environment, Forestry...

Shamwari to spearhead wildlife rehabilitation with new facility

In what’s being described as a major step forward for conservation in Southern Africa, Shamwari Private Game Reserve, outside Port Elizabeth, recently...

Vergelegen voted best wine estate in Africa

Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West is a treasure trove of wine, food, exquisite gardens, historic buildings and sustainable biodiversity. Already loved...

Farm fare: Getting to know the Future 50 Foods

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Knorr recently released the Future 50 Foods Report that addresses issues faced by the global food system. According...

Cabinet approves additional marine protected areas

The Department of Environmental Affairs is pleased to announce that the Cabinet has approved a network of 20 marine protected areas (MPAs) that are...