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Finish renews partnership with WWF, donates R2.5m to support water conservation
Finish renews partnership with WWF, donates R2.5m to support water conservationArticle

Dishwasher detergent brand Finish is donating R2.5m between 2020 and 2021 to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to support water conservation...

8 Apr 2021

How the Replenish Africa Initiative aims to secure billions of litres of water over the next decade
How the Replenish Africa Initiative aims to secure billions of litres of water over the next decadeArticle

The Coca-Cola Foundation's Replenish Africa Initiative (Rain) funds five major projects in South Africa - each received $1.25m in grants in 2019...

18 Jan 2021

Nedbank, Boland Trees for Bees to safeguard honeybees
Nedbank, Boland Trees for Bees to safeguard honeybeesArticle

In a bid to alleviate the impact of climate change, major biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse, Nedbank Agriculture Western Cape has committed to planting 100 trees annually in line with the objectives of the Boland Trees for Bees Pledge Fund...

6 Oct 2020

SA releases third biodiversity report
SA releases third biodiversity reportArticle

Environment, forestry and fisheries minister Barbara Creecy recently launched the third National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA), which is a scientific reflection of the state of the country's biodiversity...

7 Oct 2019

CCBSA commits R25m to invasive water hyacinth removal
CCBSA commits R25m to invasive water hyacinth removalArticle

Through the Mintirho Foundation, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa's will invest R25m in Hya Matla Organics, a black-owned startup that turns water hyacinth into commercial products...

26 Mar 2019

Nedbank pledges R2m for water projects in drought-stricken Western Cape
Nedbank pledges R2m for water projects in drought-stricken Western CapeArticle

The Nedbank Group announced recently that it has committed a further R2m towards protecting the country's water source areas...

28 May 2018

How the world needs to change as regions get drier
How the world needs to change as regions get drierArticle

By combining these interventions, there's a better chance of managing water sustainably for domestic and agricultural use...

Dian Spear 1 Dec 2017

Ngorongoro: A sparkling tourism jewel
Ngorongoro: A sparkling tourism jewelArticle

Ngorongoro forms part of the Serengeti ecosystem and is home to about 2.5 million wild animals. The area is one of the most favoured tourist spots in Tanzania...

Sosthenes Paulo Mwita 26 Jun 2017

Cape Town, TNC establish water fund
Cape Town, TNC establish water fundArticle

The City of Cape Town and international conservation organisation The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have formally agreed to establish a water fund...

17 Aug 2016

Novel patented hierarchical zeolite X made from fly ash. Leslie Petrik
Science breaks new ground in converting coal ash from pollutant to useful productsArticle

South Africa has large coal reserves. It mainly burns coal to produce electricity at 13 existing coal-burning power plants, situated mainly in Mpumalanga, a province in the country's east...

Leslie Petrik 8 Jul 2015

SAB, WWF-SA launch sustainable farming programme
SAB, WWF-SA launch sustainable farming programmeArticle

SAB, in partnership with the WWF-SA, has launched Better Barley Better Beer, a programme that encourages and supports sustainable farming practices amongst South Africa's barley farmers...

10 Dec 2014

Investment in natural systems to address food security challenges
Investment in natural systems to address food security challengesArticle

A two-day field trip through the Umgeni catchment in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, co-hosted by WWF South Africa and Nedbank, highlighted the vital role healthy, well-functioning natural systems play in supporting the country's food and water security...

20 Nov 2014

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

Nedbank to invest in SA's critical water catchment areasArticle

The Nedbank Group recently announced that it is to invest R9 million in a Water Balance Programme, an initiative by WWF South Africa. Nedbank's increased focus on water is a key part of their climate change response strategy and underpins the urgent need to tackle climate change impacts as will be addressed at COP17 in Durban later this year.

6 Sep 2011

Cholera outbreak in northern Tanzania, says government officialArticle

Ten people have died and 20 others were admitted to various health centres after an outbreak of cholera in the northern Tanzanian region of Mara over the past week, a senior health official said.

7 Aug 2007

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