Kirstenbosch Chelsea Flower Show Exhibit Awarded Silver Gilt Medal

chelsea flower show silver medalThe 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.

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EMG’s Untold Stories – Launch of a Four-Part Online Book

emg untold storiesFour 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.

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Department of Environmental Affairs Leads the National Green Jobs Dialogue

dea leads national jobs dialogueOn 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.

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DEA Gazettes White Paper on National Environmental Management of the Ocean

whitepaper ocean managementThe 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.

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