Launch of the Renewable Energy Spatial Tool for the Namakwa District

energy renewable toolkit launchOn the 19th of April 2013, the Renewable Energy Spatial Toolkit for the Namakwa District was launched at the offices of Namakwa District Municipality (NDM) in Springbok. The final tool was presented to Chris Fortuin, the Local Economic Development manager,

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South Africa makes Marine Conservation History by Declaring Prince Edward Islands MPA

prince edward islands mpaWWF South Africa is elated over Minister Edna Molewa’s recent formal gazetting of the declaration of the Prince Edward Islands Marine Protected Area (MPA) – South Africa’s and the continent’s first offshore MPA  This exciting news was shared with the conservation sector and broader community on the on the 9th of April 2013.

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A Big Reserve is Born in the Little Karoo

a big reserve in the little karooCapeNature has recently acquired a new property connecting two of their biggest nature reserves in the Karoo region and extending the protected area to 215 044 ha.

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100 Blooming Years for Kirstenbosch and the Chelsea Flower Show

100 years chelsea flower showJust 100 years ago Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden was a run-down derelict farm. Now, “100 blooming years” later, it is arguably the most beautiful garden in Africa and a destination high on any tourist’s list.

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