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Progress on Strategic Management of Rhinos and other endangered species in South Africa

18 February at 15:20 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Progress on Strategic Management of Rhinos and other endangered species in South Africa appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, has reported significant progress on the implementation of the Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros covering the period 1 January to 31 December 2018.  As a result, 2018 recorded a...

Three everyday items that should disappear for the good of the environment

14 February at 12:00 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Three everyday items that should disappear for the good of the environment appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

South Africa is in the midst of a growing consumer consciousness over the effect of our consumption habits on the environment. From a rapid rise in vegetarianism and veganism to reduce our carbon output (the meat industry is a notorious contributor to CO2...

Growthpoint and The Waste Transformers launch waste-to-energy initiative at N1 City Mall

14 February at 11:08 AM, via Environment.co.za

The post Growthpoint and The Waste Transformers launch waste-to-energy initiative at N1 City Mall appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

The improper disposal of waste is one of the fastest growing risks to our planet and way of life. Rotting food leads to increases in methane gasses as the food decomposes in landfills. To address this, the City of Cape Town plans to start banning wet...

Safer Mining Practices Reduce Hazardous Exposures in Small-Scale Mining in Nigeria

13 February at 13:49 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Safer Mining Practices Reduce Hazardous Exposures in Small-Scale Mining in Nigeria appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

A pilot program to reduce lead poisoning in Nigerian gold mining communities has brought extraordinary improvements to an area where hundreds of children had died from lead poisoning according to a study published today. The study authors concluded that a...

The Red Sea Development Company and KAUST unveil groundbreaking approach to conservation and development planning

13 February at 13:31 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post The Red Sea Development Company and KAUST unveil groundbreaking approach to conservation and development planning appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Partnership played a key role in the design of master plan which projects net positive conservation benefit of up to 30% of current values Wednesday, 13 February 2019 — The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) and King...

4 Effective Ways to Use Solar Energy Outside The Home

13 February at 10:49 AM, via Environment.co.za

The post 4 Effective Ways to Use Solar Energy Outside The Home appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Solar energy refers to the energy that is harnessed from the heat and light produced by the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation. Developments in technology have enabled us to capture and store this energy for various residential and commercial applications. While the use of...

8 Reasons Electric Vehicles are the Future of Transportation

13 February at 10:43 AM, via Environment.co.za

The post 8 Reasons Electric Vehicles are the Future of Transportation appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

You may have heard some exciting announcements regarding EVs recently, such as the LAPD’s leasing of BMW i3s for their fleet. And there’s also the IEA’s report, calling electric vehicles as the “only profiled technology” contributing to the effort to limit global...

COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING STAND TOGETHER TO FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

12 February at 14:01 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING STAND TOGETHER TO FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

The West Coast Food Sovereignty and Solidarity Forum and the communities of Koekenaap and Lutzville on the West Coast are protesting tomorrow at a meeting between Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe and a mining company, Mineral Sands...

Tips to Wear Eco-Friendly Clothes Without Sacrificing Your Style

12 February at 13:44 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Tips to Wear Eco-Friendly Clothes Without Sacrificing Your Style appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Sustainable fashion is the new talk of the town! The topmost fashionistas have already started opting for it then why you should be behind. In fact, the fashion industry already has a massive impact on the environment when it comes to the resources it uses and subsequently...

Express your love in an upcycled way this Valentine’s Day

12 February at 13:35 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Express your love in an upcycled way this Valentine’s Day appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

“This Valentine’s Day we’d like to encourage consumers to express their love in an eco-friendly way by creating upcycled gifts. Adopting upcycling and making use of waste in a fun and creative can alleviate some of the pressure on our waste disposal infrastructure,” says...

KILOMBERO SUGAR COMPANY RELINQUISHES LAND TO CREATE FOREST RESERVE

07 February at 17:01 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post KILOMBERO SUGAR COMPANY RELINQUISHES LAND TO CREATE FOREST RESERVE appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Following the declaration to establish the Magombera Nature Forest Reserve, Kilombero Sugar Company (Kilombero), on whose land part of the Reserve has been established, wishes to extend its appreciation to the Government of Tanzania and the many other stakeholders...

How to Save Water to help the Drought in South Africa

05 February at 14:09 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post How to Save Water to help the Drought in South Africa appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

The current drought in South Africa means that saving water is as important as ever. The smallest of changes that everyone can make can go a long way to contribute to the preservation of water and help minimise the effects of droughts. South Africa may not be on our doorstep, but by...

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