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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...

EU takes action to protect pollinating insects

One in ten pollinating insects is on the verge of extinction, and a third of bee and butterfly species is declining. The European Commission...

Biodiversity suffers as climate warms

Professor Guy Midgley, a world-leading expert on global change and its impact on biodiversity, in an article published in Science this week, warned that...

9 000 hectares conserved in Moutonshoek

The Moutonshoek Protected Environment (MPE) is South Africa’s newest privately protected area, nestled in the mountains of the Moutonshoek Valley, near Piketberg on South...