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Sinking of the MV Treasure – marking South Africa’s worst environmental disaster

23 June at 13:09 PM, via CapeNature

By Kevin Shaw, Team Leader: Ecology | Biodiversity Intelligence The 23rd of June 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the sinking of the MV Treasure between Robben and Dassen Island.  The Treasure was a bulk ore iron carrier that had suffered structural damage in storms and when it sank on the morning of the 23rd it leaked about […]

Nature Talks goes virtual!

22 June at 09:57 AM, via CapeNature

CapeNature invites you to attend a virtual Nature Talks session by live webinar on Monday, 29 June 2020 from 17h00 to 18h00 as we rediscover the most incredible and prominent hiking trails across the Western Cape. The session is for adventure-seekers and nature enthusiasts, both experienced and new to the outdoor scene. We have an exciting lineup […]

What YOU need to know before hiking or fishing

19 June at 14:32 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature is continuing the phased reopening of its reserves across the Western Cape following the easing of the national lockdown regulations to Alert Level 3 to allow hiking and fishing activity. Check the full list of reserves and trails that are currently open to the public here (opens in new tab). Please take into consideration the daily limit […]

CapeNature announces phased reopening of reserves

10 June at 12:14 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature is delighted to announce the phased reopening of its reserves across the Western Cape following the easing of the national lockdown regulations to Alert Level 3 to allow hiking and fishing activity. Mr. Sheraaz Ismail, acting CapeNature Chief Executive Officer, confirmed that, “Staff are working diligently to ensure that the respective reserves are compliant […]

World Oceans Day 2020 – understanding our impact on the ocean

08 June at 14:26 PM, via CapeNature

By Pierre de Villiers, Senior Manager, Marine and Coasts Operations The link between oceans and the land is often not well understood. People describe the ocean as that massive water space out there. Little do they know that where they live and how they live actually impacts on this ocean, so much so that they, […]

UK zoos at risk of closure

04 June at 21:51 PM, via BBC News

The Covid crisis is putting the survival of one of the UK’s largest zoos at risk.

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