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Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importance
Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importanceArticle

Forestry, fisheries and the environment minister Barbara Creecy has welcomed the declaration of the Ingula Nature Reserve as a wetland of international importance...

2 days ago

Biodiversity loss adds to economic woes, research shows
Biodiversity loss adds to economic woes, research showsArticle

The Ramsar Convention decided on the international theme of 'Wetlands and biodiversity' for the year 2020...

Bonani Madikizela 28 Jan 2020

Having clean water is a human right: Maintaining clean environment is a human responsibility
Having clean water is a human right: Maintaining clean environment is a human responsibilityArticle

On 22 March the global community will celebrate World Water Day. Central to the global message is that there is one Earth with limited natural resources...

Bonani Madikizela 19 Mar 2019

#WorldWetlandsDay: Cities cannot be resilient without integrating healthy wetlands in infrastructure asset management, planning
#WorldWetlandsDay: Cities cannot be resilient without integrating healthy wetlands in infrastructure asset management, planningArticle

Annually, on 2 February, the world over remembers the establishment of the Ramsar Convention which happened in 1971 - the same year that the Water Research Commission was established...

Bonani Madikizela 2 Feb 2018

Kenya to tackle wetlands degradation
Kenya to tackle wetlands degradationArticle

NAIROBI: Kenya is embarking a long-term strategy to conserve and enhance its rich and varied wetlands, key natural resources important for agriculture, drinking water, flood defense and tourism, amid concern that many are facing serious degradation and decline.

5 Aug 2013

SA and China sign conservation MoUArticle

The fight against rhino poaching was given a further shot in the arm with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between South Africa and the People's Republic of China on co-operation in the fields of wetland and desert ecosystems and wildlife conservation.

3 Apr 2013

Wetlands crucial to tourism, community livelihoodsArticle

Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi highlighted the importance of wetlands conservation, saying wetlands were important for tourism and community livelihoods, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) reports.

6 Feb 2012

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