History was in the making when 17 organisations came together, for the first time, to commit themselves to the uMngeni Ecological Infrastructure Partnership (UEIP). The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding was part of the national dialogue on “Ecological Infrastructure and Water Security”.
The Western Cape Nature Conservation Board is proud to introduce and welcome Dr Razeena Omar as CapeNature’s new Chief Executive Officer. She will commence her duties as CEO Designate from the 6th of January 2014 and as official CEO from the 1st of February 2014.
This year’s Biodiversity Information Management Forum (BIMF) was held at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden on 19-20 November. The purpose of the workshop was to engage with strategic partners in developing a shared national vision of an integrated biodiversity information system for South Africa.
This year’s global climate conference has increased pessimism about the future. With few tangible outcomes and big polluters scrapping their pledges to reduce emissions, the more vulnerable nations are demanding that something happens now before it is too late for them.