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International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibited
International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibitedArticle

International commercial trade of rhino horn and derivatives remains prohibited in terms of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the South Africa's CITES regulations (2010)...

14 Sep 2020

Trees in South Africa are under attack. Why it's proving hard to manage
Trees in South Africa are under attack. Why it's proving hard to manageArticle

A tree-killing beetle that invaded South Africa two years ago and wreaked havoc in the country's towns and cities still hasn't been declared an emergency plant pest...

Trudy Paap 6 Feb 2020

Agreement ensures Khoi, San earn share of Rooibos trade
Agreement ensures Khoi, San earn share of Rooibos tradeArticle

The Khoi-Khoi and San communities are set to benefit from the commercialisation of Rooibos, following the signing of a historic Access and Benefit-sharing agreement...

4 Nov 2019

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Invasive alien plants and their impact on water useArticle

Experts warn that in addition to the energy crisis, South Africans face another looming disaster in the form of severe water scarcity. The Department of Water and Sanitation warned that unless urgent actions are taken, South Africa will experience a water shortage of approximately 3,000 billion litres by 2030...

Louise Stafford 28 Oct 2019

South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding
South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breedingArticle

The world's leading lion scientists argue that captive predator breeding has no conservation value...

Ross Harvey 22 Mar 2019

Mokonyane to appoint panel to review conservation policies, legislation and practices
Mokonyane to appoint panel to review conservation policies, legislation and practicesArticle

Environmental Affairs minister Nomvula Mokonyane will soon appoint a high-level panel to review policies, legislation and practices on matters of lion, elephants, leopard and rhinoceros...

6 Dec 2018

GIB calls on private landowners to action against EC's invasive alien plant species
GIB calls on private landowners to action against EC's invasive alien plant speciesArticle

Landowners are urged to join the fight to increase run-off to dams amid crippling drought...

21 Aug 2018

mGenAfrica launch aims to increase the awareness on STEM, genomic careers
mGenAfrica launch aims to increase the awareness on STEM, genomic careersArticle

An innovative internet-based platform and mobile application, mGenAfrica will be launched on Saturday, 18 August 2018 at the University of Cape Town.

17 Aug 2018

Audio Militia’s co-founder and executive producer, Nick Argyros.
Audio Militia - "Stellar content means repeat business and great reputation"Article

Audio Militia's co-founder and executive producer Nick Argyros shares how their 2017 Loeries success proves it's time to disrupt the production industry and create content beyond the expected music and audio...

Leigh Andrews 5 Apr 2018

Draft regulations for domestic rhino horn trade finalised
Draft regulations for domestic rhino horn trade finalisedArticle

Draft regulatory measures relating to a proposed domestic trade in rhino horn have been finalised, environmental affairs minister Edna Molewa announced on Thursday, 25 January...

26 Jan 2018

BBDO at Loeries 2017.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... BBDOArticle

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We continue the global and local insights with BBDO...

Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2017

Val Thomas, founder and co-creator of TheTreeApp
#InnovationMonth: TheTreeApp making strides in SA tree identificationArticle

We chat to the founder and co-creator of TheTreeApp, one of the most powerful tree identification apps on the market, Val Thomas...

Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

Audit into stockpiles of rhino horn underway
Audit into stockpiles of rhino horn underwayArticle

South Africa is in the process of conducting an audit of all existing stockpiles of rhino horn...

23 Aug 2017

Impact BBDO MEA, Regional Agency Group of the Year at Loeries 2017.
#Loeries2017: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The full list of winners for the 39th Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on 20 August 2017 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all...

20 Aug 2017

Environmental Affairs to study court decision on rhino horn
Environmental Affairs to study court decision on rhino hornArticle

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the department will study the Constitutional Court order that dismissed the leave to appeal the application to keep a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn...

7 Apr 2017

How justice can be brought to South Africa's rooibos industry
How justice can be brought to South Africa's rooibos industryArticle

There are political, environmental and social controversies associated with that most delectable of South African beverages: rooibos tea...

Rachel Wynberg 30 Nov 2016

Moratorium on rhino horn trade reinstated
Moratorium on rhino horn trade reinstatedArticle

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has filed an application for leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court in the matter involving the moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horn...

9 Jun 2016

Minister notes rhino horn court judgment
Minister notes rhino horn court judgmentArticle

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has noted a judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) regarding the moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horn...

25 May 2016

Honey bee forage plants: what you can do to help our honey bees
Honey bee forage plants: what you can do to help our honey beesArticle

According to a recent study undertaken by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), gum trees, certain crops, indigenous trees and shrubs, flowering plants in suburban gardens...

Mbulelo Mswazi, Carol Poole 4 Sep 2015

'Blood lions' sheds a harsh light on the canned hunting industry
'Blood lions' sheds a harsh light on the canned hunting industryArticle

Since the first public documentation in 2004, canned lion hunting has, in recent times, become more controversial and the film Blood Lions further stimulates that debate.

Nkabeng Maruping-Mzileni 6 Aug 2015

DEA gazettes Shark Biodiversity Management Plan
DEA gazettes Shark Biodiversity Management PlanArticle

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has gazetted the National Environmental Management Plan: Biodiversity Act, 2004 Shark Biodiversity Management Plan on 25 March 2015...

7 Apr 2015

New Alien and Invasive Species Regulations impact on property sales
New Alien and Invasive Species Regulations impact on property salesArticle

The National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No. 10 of 2004) (NEMBA) was promulgated in 2004. This act aims to provide the framework, norms, and standards for the conservation, sustainable use, and equitable benefit-sharing of South Africa's biological resources...

Louis Kruger 3 Dec 2014

Dept clarifies regulation of trout species
Dept clarifies regulation of trout speciesArticle

PRETORIA: The Department of Environmental Affairs has proposed that the listing of brown trout and rainbow trout be regulated in terms of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) and the Alien and Listed Invasive Species Regulations.

20 May 2014

Public comments sought on bio-prospecting regulations
Public comments sought on bio-prospecting regulationsArticle

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public and interested parties to submit comments on the draft Bio-prospecting, Access and Benefit Sharing (BABS) amendment regulations.

21 Feb 2014

Zimbabwe Media Body launches Gender and Professionalism Report
Zimbabwe Media Body launches Gender and Professionalism ReportArticle

The Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) launched the Gender, Media and Ethics and Professionalism Report to coincide with the end of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence last week.

Simba Nembaware 17 Dec 2013

WESSA cautions minister over rhino horn trade
WESSA cautions minister over rhino horn tradeArticle

In response to Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa's support of a proposal that would legalise trade in rhino horns, WESSA has propoosed the precautionary principle be practised in situations of scientific uncertainty where actions could cause harm to the environment.

10 Jul 2013

Public comment sought on protected species regulations
Public comment sought on protected species regulationsArticle

PRETORIA: Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published for public comment the regulations related to listed Threatened or Protected Species (ToPS) in Gazette No. 36375 of 16 April 2013.

22 Apr 2013

OR Tambo bust for Vietnamese rhino horn smugglersArticle

AsianScientist reports that two Vietnamese smugglers have been arrested at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for attempting to smuggle rhino horns and elephant ivory out of the country. South African authorities arrested the two as they tried to leave the country.

22 Dec 2011

Botswana media head down the Zimbabwe pathArticle

GABORONE: The Media Practitioners Act (MPA) and the Intelligence and Security Act (ISA) recently enacted by the state “as a way of bringing accountability to the media” and safe guarding sovereignty have been described by journalists here as draconian legislatures that trample on democracy by muzzling the media and usurping basic civil rights.

Simbarashe Nembaware 21 Apr 2009

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