SANBI Hosts IPBES Dinner

ipbesSouth Africa accepted the request from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to host the meetings of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) in Cape Town from 25 – 31 August 2013.

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Vreemdelinge in die Vleilande

vreemdelinge in vleilandeDaar word geskat dat 7% van alle water in Suid Afrika opgesuig word deur uitheemse indringerplante. Water is een van die grootste uitdagings wat Suid Afrika in die gesig staar. Daar is al reeds min water beskikbaar en die land kan nie bekostig dat ‘n gedeelte daarvan afgestaan word aan uitheemse indringerplante nie.

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Young Water Professionals (YWP) Conference held at Stellenbosch University

sawyp 2013The Third Biennial Southern African Young Water Professionals’ (SAYWP) conference was hosted by the University of Stellenbosch from the 15th to the 18th of July 2013.

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Table Mountain Fund Book Launched

tmf book launchOn the 22nd of June 2013, the Table Mountain Fund launched their book at an auspicious event held in Constantia.  This first time ever publication aims to provide a snapshot of the origins of the Fund, milestones achieved, highlight the unique landscapes; as well as celebrate the contribution and endless efforts of its champions.

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