The Kirstenbosch exhibit at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, which showcases South Africa’s rich natural biodiversity and includes a portrait of Nelson Mandela made of proteas, has received a Silver-Gilt Medal and a visit from the Queen.
Four stories from four diverse communities - these are the Untold Stories which Cape-based civil society organisation, the Environmental Monitoring Group (EMG), launched on the 20th of May.
On the 9th of April 2014, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), as custodians of the Green Fund, hosted the National Green Jobs Dialogue. The Green Jobs Dialogue, organized in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO), was held in Gauteng Province, South Africa.
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has gazetted the White Paper on the National Environmental Management of the Ocean (NEMO), on 29 May 2014, for implementation.