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MLive.com
Popular penguins perish as South African scientists squabbleCAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and a
Popular penguins perish as South African scientists squabble
MLive.com / Posted 18 hours ago
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction. As shoals of anchovies and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perishAs shoals of anchovies and sardines have migrated south into cooler waters, the
Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perish
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
As shoals of anchovies and sardines have migrated south into cooler waters, the population of African Penguins that feeds on the fish has plummeted by 90 percent since 2004 along South Africa’s west coast, once the stronghold of Africa’s only penguin... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and a
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction. As shoals of anchovies and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishA Penguin runs out of the ocean after swimming with other penguins at Boulders
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A Penguin runs out of the ocean after swimming with other penguins at Boulders beach a popular tourist destination in Simon's Town, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The penguins on South Africa's west coast are a big tourist attraction, but... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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The Signal
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishAs shoals of anchovies and sardines have migrated south into cooler waters, the
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
The Signal / Posted yesterday
As shoals of anchovies and sardines have migrated south into cooler waters, the population of African Penguins that feeds on the fish has plummeted by 90 percent since 2004 along South Africa's west coast, once the stronghold of Africa's only penguin... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
International News - WPMI Local 15Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish August 27, 2015 15:09
International News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted yesterday
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish August 27, 2015 15:09 GMT Eds: With AP Photos.By COURTNEY QUIRINAssociated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) � They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) � They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins � the continent's only species of the flightless bird � are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and a
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction. As shoals of anchovies and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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FOX News
Africa's penguins perishing in huge numbers; effectiveness of years-old fishing ban unknownCAPE TOWN, South Africa – They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and a
Africa's penguins perishing in huge numbers; effectiveness of years-old fishing ban unknown
FOX News / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa – They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction. As shoals of anchovies and... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perishCAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction. As shoals of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Refers Algoa Fish Farm Application Back to the Department for ConsiderationThe Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs B E E Molewa has announced that ttot
Minister Edna Molewa Refers Algoa Fish Farm Application Back to the Department for Consideration
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs B E E Molewa has announced that ttotal of 134 notices of intention to appeal in terms of Section 43 (1) of the National Environmental Management Act were thereafter submitted to the Minister of Environmental... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
iSimangaliso takes bold steps to safeguard rhinoAccording to park CEO Andrew Zaloumis‚ “The iSimangaliso Wetland Park‚ like oth
iSimangaliso takes bold steps to safeguard rhino
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
According to park CEO Andrew Zaloumis‚ “The iSimangaliso Wetland Park‚ like other conservation areas in northern KwaZulu-Natal and Kruger National Park‚ has experienced an unprecedented surge in rhino poaching effort during the last 24 months - often... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gatherWhen the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN co
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gather
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
When the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN conference on climate change in December, few of them will consider the amount of carbon dioxide they are to push into the atmosphere as they take trains, planes and motor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister to Receive Returning FirefightersPretoria — The last group of firefighters returning home from a successful fire
Minister to Receive Returning Firefighters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — The last group of firefighters returning home from a successful firefighting deployment in Canada, will be welcomed by the Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa at OR Tambo International Airport this evening. The firefighters are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Addresses Parties to the Africa Eurasian Waterbirds Agreement, 25 to 27 AugustSouth Africa hosts African Countries in preparation of the 6th Meeting of Parti
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Addresses Parties to the Africa Eurasian Waterbirds Agreement, 25 to 27 August
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
South Africa hosts African Countries in preparation of the 6th Meeting of Parties to the Africa Eurasian Waterbird Agreement The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, will address representatives of over 37 African countries... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Engages With Women in Meteorology and Related Sciences and Launch Met Mbokodo Unite, 22 AugThe Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa will, on Saturday, 22 August
Minister Edna Molewa Engages With Women in Meteorology and Related Sciences and Launch Met Mbokodo Unite, 22 Aug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa will, on Saturday, 22 August 2015, engage with women in meteorology and related sciences and launch MET Mbokodo Unite. This programme was developed by the South African Weather Service (SAWS), a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dogs Banned From Cape Town Beach After Penguins KilledDogs have temporarily been banned from along Burghers' Walk to Links Crescent i
Dogs Banned From Cape Town Beach After Penguins Killed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dogs have temporarily been banned from along Burghers' Walk to Links Crescent in Simon's Town after eight endangered African penguins were killed in two days. Dog walkers have also been urged to keep their pets on leashes and under control when... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dogs banned from Cape Town beach after penguins killedTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - Dogs have temporarily been banned from alon
Dogs banned from Cape Town beach after penguins killed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - Dogs have temporarily been banned from along Burghers’ Walk to Links Crescent in Simon’s Town after eight endangered African penguins were killed in two days. Dog walkers have also been urged to keep their pets on... Read more
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iol.co.za
The industry that brings in R100m a yearAPAbout 10 years ago, when the Department of Environmental Affairs tackled the
The industry that brings in R100m a year
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
APAbout 10 years ago, when the Department of Environmental Affairs tackled the issue of canned lion hunting, the resultant legislation ruled that captive-bred lions had to be released into large areas for two years before they could be commercially... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Engages Women in Meteorology and Launches Met Mbokodo Unite, 22 AugustThe Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa will, on Saturday, 22 Au
Minister Edna Molewa Engages Women in Meteorology and Launches Met Mbokodo Unite, 22 August
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa will, on Saturday, 22 August 2015, engage with women in meteorology and related sciences and launch MET Mbokodo Unite. This programme was developed by the South African Weather Service (SAWS), a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Tourism Trade RoadshowSpeech delivered by the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa at the occ
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Tourism Trade Roadshow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Speech delivered by the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa at the occasion of the Tourism Trade Roadshow - Singapore What an exciting time for us to visit this beautiful island nation of Singapore! Your Jubilee celebrations this year is an... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Blood Lions’: 7 000 bred for canned huntingNO ESCAPE: These young lions, featured in the documentary Blood Lions, have bee
‘Blood Lions’: 7 000 bred for canned hunting
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
NO ESCAPE: These young lions, featured in the documentary Blood Lions, have been bred in captivity for the lucrative captive hunting industry, where the animals have little or no chance of escape. Environment Writer SOUTH Africa has about 7 000... Read more
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iol.co.za
Call for moratorium on fracking applicationsEnvironment Writer ANTI-FRACKING groups have called for a moratorium on fracki
Call for moratorium on fracking applications
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Environment Writer ANTI-FRACKING groups have called for a moratorium on fracking exploration licences and have demanded that government not consider any fracking applications from Shell SA while the Batho Batho trust has an interest in the oil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Addresses the Sixth Women and Environment DialogueDeputy Minister Barbara Thomson opens Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue The
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Addresses the Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson opens Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson opened the Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue in Pretoria, Gauteng. The two day dialogue takes place from... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Dishonest environmental campaigns will harm lionsIn the wake of my column about lion hunting, prompted by the global outrage ove
Dishonest environmental campaigns will harm lions
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
In the wake of my column about lion hunting, prompted by the global outrage over the illegal killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, a major anti-hunting campaign tackled me. I was “just plain wrong” and “just didn’t get it”, they told their social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Opens Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue, 17 AugustThe Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson will officiall
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Opens Sixth Women and Environment Dialogue, 17 August
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson will officially open the sixth Women and Environment Dialogue on Monday, 17 August. The dialogue coincides with National Women's month and intends to celebrate women in the Environment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating Women in Environment SectorPretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs will today host a Women and
Celebrating Women in Environment Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs will today host a Women and Environment Dialogue which will take stock of the environment sector's gender mainstreaming progress. The dialogue will look at successes and challenges thus far and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Agulhas Returns From ExpeditionPretoria — The SA Agulhas II has returned from a successful winter research exp
SA Agulhas Returns From Expedition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria — The SA Agulhas II has returned from a successful winter research expedition, the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Sunday. In collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the National Research Foundation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Africa Can Grow Its Own Solutions to Aquatic Weed ProblemsBy Philip Weyl, Rhodes University Aquatic weeds throughout the world pose sign
How Africa Can Grow Its Own Solutions to Aquatic Weed Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
By Philip Weyl, Rhodes University Aquatic weeds throughout the world pose significant threats to water security. These threats are not only to biodiversity and ecological processes but also land and river communities that rely heavily on water... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country Invests in Land RehabilitationThe Nquthu land rehabilitation project in KwaZulu-Natal received more than R15-
Country Invests in Land Rehabilitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Nquthu land rehabilitation project in KwaZulu-Natal received more than R15-million from the Department of Environmental Affairs this week. To mark World Day to Combat Desertification, Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson visited the rehabilitation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Operation Phakisa to Help SA EconomyPretoria — Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private se
Operation Phakisa to Help SA Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Pretoria — Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve the South African economy, says President Jacob Zuma. The President on Thursday updated the nation on... Read more
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iafrica.com
Operation Phakisa to help SA economyPresident Jacob Zuma speaks during an event. Credit: GCIS Operation Phakisa is
Operation Phakisa to help SA economy
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Jacob Zuma speaks during an event. Credit: GCIS Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve the South African economy, says President Jacob... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Operation Phakisa to help SA economyPresident Jacob Zuma speaks during an event. Credit: GCIS Operation Phakisa is
Operation Phakisa to help SA economy
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 15 days ago
President Jacob Zuma speaks during an event. Credit: GCIS Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve the South African economy, says President Jacob... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Oceans Phakisa aims to produce 370‚000 barrels of oil and gas per day“If this is achieved‚ it would mean the creation of up to 130‚000 jobs‚ with an
Oceans Phakisa aims to produce 370‚000 barrels of oil and gas per day
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
“If this is achieved‚ it would mean the creation of up to 130‚000 jobs‚ with an annual contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.2-billion‚ while reducing the dependence on oil and gas imports during the production phase. Work continues... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson - 2015 World Day to Combat DesertificationDeputy Minister Barbara Thomson's speech during the commemoration of the 2015 W
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson - 2015 World Day to Combat Desertification
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson's speech during the commemoration of the 2015 World Day to Combat Desertification KwaZulu-Natal, Nquthu Program Director; Honourable MEC for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R15 Million for KZN Land Rehabilitation ProjectPretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs has allocated more than R15
R15 Million for KZN Land Rehabilitation Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs has allocated more than R15 million to a land rehabilitation project in Nquthu, KwaZulu-Natal. The project is aimed at rehabilitating the land through the sloping of dongas, construction of gabions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Gift of the Givers Turns 23Gift of the Givers, the internationally renowned aid organisation that is based
South Africa's Gift of the Givers Turns 23
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Gift of the Givers, the internationally renowned aid organisation that is based in Pietermaritzburg, reached a milestone when it celebrated its 23rd anniversary on 6 August. It has been congratulated on its achievement by a number of organisations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Visits Land Rehabilitation Project in Kwazulu-Natal, 11 AugThe Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, will visit a
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Visits Land Rehabilitation Project in Kwazulu-Natal, 11 Aug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, will visit a "land rehabilitation project" funded through the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) Working for Land Programme as part of the commemorations for World Day to Combat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Wishes Gift of the Givers Well for 23rd AnniversaryMessage of support to Gift of the Givers on the occasion of their 23rd annivers
Environmental Affairs Wishes Gift of the Givers Well for 23rd Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Message of support to Gift of the Givers on the occasion of their 23rd anniversary The Department of Environmental Affairs acknowledges and congratulates the Gift of the Givers humanitarian and disaster relief organisation on the occasion of their... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA sticks to climate goalsINDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERSFile photo: This was first announced by President Zuma at
SA sticks to climate goals
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERSFile photo: This was first announced by President Zuma at the 2009 Copenhagen climate talks. Picture: Phill Magakoe Pretoria - The government is sticking to its climate goals first announced by President Jacob Zuma in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trophy hunting fuels Asian lion bone tradeThe numbers of African free-range lions have declined alarmingly over the last
Trophy hunting fuels Asian lion bone trade
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
The numbers of African free-range lions have declined alarmingly over the last several decades due to rampant poaching, trophy hunting and habitat loss. In 2008 Asian traders began taking an interest in Africa’s lions when the decline in tigers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gift of the Givers HonouredPretoria — The Gift of the Givers has made an incalculable contribution to the
Gift of the Givers Honoured
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Pretoria — The Gift of the Givers has made an incalculable contribution to the upliftment of the under-privileged in South Africa and around the world, says the Department of Environmental Affairs. The department has congratulated the organisation... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killingCecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a vi
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Cecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a visiting hunter's bagging of African wildlife: getting the head, horns or hide back home. Photo: Supplied United Airlines joined Delta Air Lines in banning big-game... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Defends Regulated HuntingA recent decision by international airlines to ban the transport of animal trop
South Africa Defends Regulated Hunting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
A recent decision by international airlines to ban the transport of animal trophies will damage South Africa's economy, the government has said. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) told Al Jazeera on Friday that many South Africans living... Read more
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