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iol.co.za
Whale stays to say thank youcoastline. Its formation was in line with similar globally established disentan
Whale stays to say thank you
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coastline. Its formation was in line with similar globally established disentanglement networks. Spearheaded by the Department of Environmental Affairs Oceans and Coasts, SAWDN is part of a global initiative dealing with entanglements. Its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Whale Assisted in Disentanglement Operation – False Bayworld. SAWDN, a volunteer network, are part of a global initiative to deal wit
Whale Assisted in Disentanglement Operation – False Bay
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
world. SAWDN, a volunteer network, are part of a global initiative to deal with these entanglements. Spear headed by The Department of Environmental Affairs – Oceans and Coasts SAWDN volunteers include members of The Department of Environmental... Read more
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iol.co.za
Airport’s runway project is on tracklanding or departing every hour, but now processes about 25. It is expected th
Airport’s runway project is on track
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
landing or departing every hour, but now processes about 25. It is expected the final EIA will be submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs in the first half of next month and a response could arrive by February. If there are no... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rescuers rush to aid of whale trapped in fishing rope off the Cape coastline a SAWDN volunteer‚ hanging over the side of the Spirit of Surfski II‚ slip
Rescuers rush to aid of whale trapped in fishing rope off the Cape coast
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
line a SAWDN volunteer‚ hanging over the side of the Spirit of Surfski II‚ slipped and Mike Meyer‚ head of SAWDN and of the Department of Environmental Affairs - Oceans and Coasts‚ grabbed onto him to prevent him from falling over the side of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Stop washing with killer beadsand campaign against microbeads, but there had been no policy change or proposa
Stop washing with killer beads
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
and campaign against microbeads, but there had been no policy change or proposals for legislation to ban their use. Department of Environmental Affairs spokesman Albi Modise said the government was initiating studies to assess the impact of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Baby's body found on Kimberley dumpwaste was being dumped at the landfill site." Matsie informed the police, the
Baby's body found on Kimberley dump
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
waste was being dumped at the landfill site." Matsie informed the police, the Kimberley Hospital, Mediclinic and the Department of Environmental Affairs about bags of medical waste being dropped off at the dumps. "Syringes, drips, drip bags,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hawks Seize Huge Haul of Rhino Horns, Three Suspects Arrestedthe rhino horns belonged to him. Despite that claim, the Hawks team is validati
Hawks Seize Huge Haul of Rhino Horns, Three Suspects Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the rhino horns belonged to him. Despite that claim, the Hawks team is validating the alleged permits, issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs, as well take DNA samples of all horns and compare them to the Rhodis database at... Read more
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The Houma Courier
BTNEP awards grants for invasive species projectsmarshes, introducing the beetles to help control the invasive plants. Other gr
BTNEP awards grants for invasive species projects
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
marshes, introducing the beetles to help control the invasive plants. Other grant recipients are the Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs, New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, and Woodlands Conservancy. BTNEP... Read more
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The Daily Comet
BTNEP awards grants for invasive species projectsmarshes, introducing the beetles to help control the invasive plants. Other gr
BTNEP awards grants for invasive species projects
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
marshes, introducing the beetles to help control the invasive plants. Other grant recipients are the Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs, New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, and Woodlands Conservancy. BTNEP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hawks Sting Nets Game Farmer Over Rhino Hornsgame farmer, alleged the rhino horns belonged to him. "The Hawks team is valid
Hawks Sting Nets Game Farmer Over Rhino Horns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
game farmer, alleged the rhino horns belonged to him. "The Hawks team is validating the alleged permits issued by the department of environmental affairs, as well taking DNA samples of all horns and comparing them to the RhODIS (rhino DNA... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Hawks sting nets game farmer over rhino hornsgame farmer, alleged the rhino horns belonged to him. “The Hawks team is valid
Hawks sting nets game farmer over rhino horns
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
game farmer, alleged the rhino horns belonged to him. “The Hawks team is validating the alleged permits issued by the department of environmental affairs, as well taking DNA samples of all horns and comparing them to the RhODIS (rhino DNA... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Three busted by Hawks after huge haul of rhino horns seizedthe rhino horns belonged to him. Despite that claim‚ the Hawks team is validati
Three busted by Hawks after huge haul of rhino horns seized
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
the rhino horns belonged to him. Despite that claim‚ the Hawks team is validating the alleged permits‚ issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs‚ as well as taken DNA samples of all horns to compare them to the Rhodis database at... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mandla's R200m 'Nkandla'provision of further bulk infrastructure were on the cards. This phase of the
Mandla's R200m 'Nkandla'
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
provision of further bulk infrastructure were on the cards. This phase of the development was approved and funded by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism under its social responsibility policy programme. Mandela, who is the chief... Read more
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iol.co.za
Plan to expose rhino horn kingpinspenal code of a country where domestic trade remains largely unregulated. A se
Plan to expose rhino horn kingpins
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
penal code of a country where domestic trade remains largely unregulated. A separate report to Cites by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs noted that no Vietnamese nationals had been allowed to hunt rhino in this country since... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bo-Kaap refinery plan sparks protesthas erred in its assessment that the activity would be in line with the area’s
Bo-Kaap refinery plan sparks protest
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
has erred in its assessment that the activity would be in line with the area’s zoning. Lueven Metals has applied to the Department of Environmental Affairs for a refinery to process scrap metal and old gold for local and export markets. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
R4bn redevelopment for CT's River Clubdraft scoping report. The final scoping report will be released for another 30
R4bn redevelopment for CT's River Club
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
draft scoping report. The final scoping report will be released for another 30-day comment period before submission to the Department of Environmental Affairs. Once specialist studies have been completed, the results will be collated into an EIA... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Town beach pollution fearsconcerned Capetonians who made objections when the council asked for public com
Cape Town beach pollution fears
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
concerned Capetonians who made objections when the council asked for public comment when applying for a new permit via the Department of Environmental Affairs to discharge the wastewater into the marine environment. “But we have heard nothing... Read more
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iafrica.com
Eco Watch: Great White found, rare caseon Sunday. Photo: IMKE MEYER, WSDC) The shark was delivered to local authoriti
Eco Watch: Great White found, rare case
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
on Sunday. Photo: IMKE MEYER, WSDC) The shark was delivered to local authorities. The iAfrica team will follow up with the Department of Environmental Affairs, in the hope that a dissection will be done in order to establish the cause of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Entangled whale freed after seven-hour battleto the scene aboard the sea rescue craft Spirit of Safmarine III arriving at su
Entangled whale freed after seven-hour battle
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
to the scene aboard the sea rescue craft Spirit of Safmarine III arriving at sunset. “Mike Meyer‚ head of SAWDN and of the Department of Environmental Affairs — Oceans and Coasts‚ said that the whale was found to be trapped to the sea bed entangled... Read more
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KERA North Texas
If South Africa Lifts The Ban On Trading Rhino Horns, Will Rhinos Benefit?she says. The South African government has previously applied to legalize inte
If South Africa Lifts The Ban On Trading Rhino Horns, Will Rhinos Benefit?
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
she says. The South African government has previously applied to legalize international trade. Thea Carroll, with the Department of Environmental Affairs, says it's not planning to anytime soon. She says the government investigated ending the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
If South Africa Lifts The Ban On Trading Rhino Horns, Will Rhinos Benefit?she says. The South African government has previously applied to legalize inte
If South Africa Lifts The Ban On Trading Rhino Horns, Will Rhinos Benefit?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
she says. The South African government has previously applied to legalize international trade. Thea Carroll, with the Department of Environmental Affairs, says it's not planning to anytime soon. She says the government investigated ending the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NSRI commends witnesses for their ‘good intentions’ after responding to false alarmsto the sea bed‚” Langenhoven said. “It appears that the floating buoy is an oc
NSRI commends witnesses for their ‘good intentions’ after responding to false alarms
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
to the sea bed‚” Langenhoven said. “It appears that the floating buoy is an ocean data research device belonging to the Department of Environmental Affairs: Oceans and Coasts.” He explained that an “antenna on the buoy‚ bobbing up and down and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Running free where the lions roamFish River Canyon - I’d met Roland Vorwerk, marketing manager of the Boundless
Running free where the lions roam
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Fish River Canyon - I’d met Roland Vorwerk, marketing manager of the Boundless Southern Africa unit in the South African Department of Environmental Affairs. “Cross-border events are key to raising awareness of the seven transfrontier parks in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Hands Over School Desks At St Chad High SchoolKwaZulu-Natal. The desks are made out of biomass from cleared Alien Invasive P
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Hands Over School Desks At St Chad High School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
KwaZulu-Natal. The desks are made out of biomass from cleared Alien Invasive Plants/Trees and manufactured by the Department of Environmental Affairs' Eco-Furniture programme in partnership with the Department of Basic Education (DBE), and... Read more
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Environmental Affairs Distributes Toiletries and Sanitary Products in Hammanskraal in Honour of Mandela MonthThe Director-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs, Ms Nosipho Ngc
Environmental Affairs Distributes Toiletries and Sanitary Products in Hammanskraal in Honour of Mandela Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The Director-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs, Ms Nosipho Ngcaba, has today, 27 July 2016, led a Mandela Month event in Sekampaneng Village in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria. In tandem with the Mandela spirit of generosity and... Read more
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Youth Jobs in Waste Launched in Randfonteinsaid on Thursday. The programme has created over 4 000 job opportunities acros
Youth Jobs in Waste Launched in Randfontein
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
said on Thursday. The programme has created over 4 000 job opportunities across the country since its launch in 2013. The Department of Environmental Affairs is implementing a Working on Waste (WoW) sub-programme under the auspices of the Expanded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Launches Gauteng Youth Jobs in Wastedisabilities." The programme has created over 4 000 job opportunities across th
Minister Edna Molewa Launches Gauteng Youth Jobs in Waste
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
disabilities." The programme has created over 4 000 job opportunities across the country since its launch in 2013. The Department of Environmental Affairs has funded numerous projects within the Randfontein Municipality which are being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Madiba Magic Spreads to Skampaneng VillagePretoria, were overjoyed on Wednesday, after they received toiletries, sanitary
Madiba Magic Spreads to Skampaneng Village
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Pretoria, were overjoyed on Wednesday, after they received toiletries, sanitary products, as well as non-perishable items. Department of Environmental Affairs Director-General Nosipho Ngcaba distributed toiletries and non-perishable items such as... Read more
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