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Andrew Zaloumis named the winner of the WWF SA Living Planet 2015 Award

iSimangaliso Wetland Park CEO named WWF SA Living Planet 2015 Award winner

Andrew Zaloumis has been named the winner of the WWF SA Living Planet 2015 Award for his dedicated role in conservation and sustainable development. (more…)

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BASF – kids week

National Science Week 2015

Kids’ Lab has evolved into an award winning global programme Participation of over 472 000 kids in 35 countries globally Helping to support the strive to improve science literacy in the country Highlighting the topic of food resources as part of BASF’s 150th anniversary (more…)

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Wildlands aims to pack and distribute 10 000 hampers across their communities over the course of 2015

A bright future

Unilever recently launched their ‘brightFuture’ campaign, intended to engage people from all walks of life to ensure that: Everyone has enough food to eat and no child goes to bed hungry Children reach their fifth birthday and have the right to a happy childhood Every home has enough clean water to drink, cook with, clean […]

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Global Forest Watch data

Firewood fervour may turn Zimbabwe into an ‘outright desert’

Zimbabwe, home to more than 14 million people, is currently facing a severe economic crisis. Under President Robert Mugabe’s land distribution reforms, in the year 2000 all white-owned commercial farms were forcibly seized for redistribution to landless native Zimbabweans. In February this year, the BBC reported Mugabe had finally admitted his land reforms amounted to […]

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The Katse Dam at night

Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

The potential for transferring water from the highlands of Lesotho to meet the growing demand for water in Gauteng was identified in the 1950s. In the 1980s, the need for inter-basin water transfer became urgent and the proposed Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) was born following the signing of the Treaty between the governments of […]

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POLYCO Chairman Jeremy Mackintosh, Phillip de Weeedt of Nampak, and POLYCO CEO Mandy Naude

POLYCO shares highlights of its successes at its AGM

POLYCO, the Polyolefin Recycling Company NPC, shared highlights of its successes achieved during the past year with board members and members of the media at its Annual General Meeting held in Midrand, Johannesburg. (more…)

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Paper or paperless

Paper or paperless?

Fred Bercovitch, wildlife conservation biologist at Kyoto University, Japan, challenges the conventional wisdom that a paperless workplace is more environmentally friendly than one using paper. (more…)

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Raging war on rhino

Raging war on rhino poaching

There is a raging war on rhino and it is escalating. However, the conservation community is not giving up and continues to fight back with every resource at its disposal. (more…)

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Over fishing is emptying our seas

Over fishing is emptying out seas

According to the United Nations, over 75 percent of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or significantly depleted. Some species have already been fished to commercial extinction; many more are on the verge. (more…)

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Kaxu The whole blue sky

KaXu: The clear blue sky

A 100MW solar plant has been officially opened in the Northern Cape, capable of providing clean and sustainable power to approximately 80 000 homes in South Africa. This innovative solar power plant, made possible by the dynamic partnership between Abengoa and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu Community Trust. It will boost […]

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