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Vietnamese teens launch anti-rhino poaching initiatives after a trip to SA

Vietnamese teens launch anti-rhino poaching initiatives after a trip to SA

Vietnamese youth from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are appealing to their friends, family and peers to stop using rhino horn. In July 2017, the lives of 11 students from…

Corporate SA Heeds Shoprite’s Challenge to Help Save Water

Corporate SA Heeds Shoprite’s Challenge to Help Save Water

(Western Cape) – Corporate South Africa has come on board to support a Smart Water Meter challenge initiated by the Shoprite Group to help roll out a ground-breaking water…

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

(Port Elizabeth) – Access to clean water is a basic human right but, were it not for the ongoing battle being fought by Working for Water, the future could be very…

Western Cape’s top agricultural employee for 2017 announced

Western Cape’s top agricultural employee for 2017 announced

(Western Cape) – The 2017 winner of the Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards, Hermanus Bienas, wants to improve the lives of residents working in the agriculture sector. Bienas, an Assistant…

MyPlanet Rhino Fund gives Kruger’s anti-poaching efforts new wings

MyPlanet Rhino Fund gives Kruger’s anti-poaching efforts new wings

South African conservation organisations and bodies have long been at the forefront of protecting Africa’s iconic White and Black Rhinos.  The escalation of rhino poaching in the country, a…

The ‘Big Cleanup’ this International Coastal Cleanup Day marks one year to World Cleanup Day 2018

The ‘Big Cleanup’ this International Coastal Cleanup Day marks one year to World Cleanup Day 2018

Covering nearly 1,500 kilometres of the South African coastline, with a number of nodal cleanups to be implemented from Melkbosstrand in the west, to Ballito on the east coast…

Free entry to Addo Elephant National Park

Free entry to Addo Elephant National Park

In just under two weeks’ time, the annual SA National Parks Week (SANPW) campaign will kick off in most of the country’s national parks.  In the 12th annual event…

Camdeboo National Park’s Environmental Monitors are tops

Camdeboo National Park’s Environmental Monitors are tops

(Graaff-Reinet) –  The team of nine Environmental Monitors employed at Camdeboo National Park walked away with the prestigious Best Ranger Post of the Year award at this year’s…

Good news surprise as world’s whales recover rapidly

Good news surprise as world’s whales recover rapidly

(Durban) – At a time when news about the environment is so often sad or depressing, oceans expert Professor Ken Findlay has some good news about the future of the…

Thanda Island Saves Turtles through Partnership with Local Marine NGO

Thanda Island Saves Turtles through Partnership with Local Marine NGO

(Tanzania) – Deeply committed to the conservation of the region’s sea turtles, dugongs and whale sharks, as well as the preservation and rehabilitation of the Shungi Mbili coral reef…

Green Jobs for Mahogany Ridge community

Green Jobs for Mahogany Ridge community

(Durban) – Paarl Media, the print division of Novus Holdings,  pledged R100 000 to Wildlands, to support their “Greening your Future” programme, and help grow the local green economy within…

Shamwari Game Reserve Beach Clean Up

Shamwari Game Reserve Beach Clean Up

(Eastern Cape) – As part of the many celebratory initiatives Shamwari Game Reserve is creating for its 25th Anniversary, 29 May 2017, saw the Shamwari Game Reserve team, staff, management…