Africa Melane to present this year's Eco-Logic Awards

Enviropaedia will be hosting the annual Eco-Logic Awards ceremony at the CSIR in Tshwane on 14 June 2017. The awards acknowledge the innovations and achievements of the environmentally friendly industry and rewards the steps taken to address several environmental challenges. The event is held as...

13 Jun 2017

New rehab centre to take over where Thula Thula rhino orphanage left off

The Thula Thula Private Game Reserve, the local Fundimvelo Community Conservation Trust, and the international animal welfare organisation Four Paws have opened The Fundimvelo Thula Thula Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre following the closure of the Thula Thula rhino orphanage. The new facility will...

5 Jun 2017

Distell Group awarded top honours

The Distell Group has been awarded top honours at the Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards, where judges were impressed by their new wastewater treatment plant in Stellenbosh. Running for its third year, the Massmart honours local suppliers for their commitment and performance in implementing...

17 Oct 2016

2016 ECO Film Festival calls for submissions

The third South African ECO Film Festival, organised by Cape Town-based NPO While You Were Sleeping (WYWS), will take place 30 March - 3 April 2016 in Cape Town at The Labia Theatre. The festival screens feature-length documentary films, and welcomes shorts which can screen before features, or...

23 Oct 2015

Sony launches Picture This environmental campaign

Sony Pictures Television Networks has launched Picture This, a worldwide campaign to promote awareness of environmental issues. In South Africa, Picture This will be promoting initiatives to save the rhino on both the Sony Channel (DStv Channel 127) and Sony Max (DStv Channel 128). Picture...

29 Sep 2015

SA excels at helping poor

South Africa leads in using taxes and transfer payments to help the extremely poor, a World Bank report shows. "No other country of the 12 in the survey used its fiscal policy as effectively to reduce poverty," World Bank economist Catriona Purfield told The Times. The other countries surveyed...

5 Nov 2014

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