10 Compelling Case Studies Make the Case for Biodiversity

MTC CASE STUDIESThe South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) has recently released a series of ten case studies. The case studies demonstrate how the wise management of biodiversity and ecological infrastructure contributes to economic and social development. The case studies further warn of how poor environmental management can drain municipal coffers and increase the vulnerability of marginalised communities.

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SKEP Interim Steering Committee Established to Revitalise SKEP SA Coordination and Governance

new skep iscOn the 22nd of July 2014 the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) invited members of the Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme (SKEP) partnership to attend a strategic planning session at Kirstenbosch.

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SANParks Appoints New CEO

mr mketeniFundisile Mketeni has been appointed as the CEO of South African National Parks (SANParks), the Department of Environmental Affairs announced on the 23rd of October 2014.  Cabinet approved Mketeni's appointment on a five-year contract.

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SA Recommits to the Development of the Ocean and Wildlife Economies at World Parks Congress 2014

iucn wpc 2014The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, has recommitted South Africa to the development of the ocean and wildlife economies in South Africa.

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