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Daily Dispatch
Much-needed water research lab for provinceThe Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has made R40-million available to
Much-needed water research lab for province
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has made R40-million available to Walter Sisulu University (WSU) to conduct research on water pollution. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has made R40-million available to Walter Sisulu... Read more
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iol.co.za
Water Affairs donates R40m to WSU water researchPort Elizabeth – The Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday handed ove
Water Affairs donates R40m to WSU water research
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Port Elizabeth – The Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday handed over a three-year R40 million agreement to the Walter Sisulu University for a water research programme. University spokesperson, Yonela Tukwayo, said in a statement that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Leads Inter-Ministerial Site Visit and Public Awareness Initiative, 29 APRas well as the relevant strategies implemented to address the challenge. A pil
Minister Edna Molewa Leads Inter-Ministerial Site Visit and Public Awareness Initiative, 29 APR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
as well as the relevant strategies implemented to address the challenge. A pilot land rehabilitation project funded by the Department of Environmental Affairs will be showcased in the Eastern Cape. This project falls under the Working for Land... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Hands Over Eco Desks to Theu - Theu Primary School, 29 APR- Theu Primary Schools at the Dr Pixley Ka Seme Municipality, in Volksrust Mpum
Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Hands Over Eco Desks to Theu - Theu Primary School, 29 APR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
- Theu Primary Schools at the Dr Pixley Ka Seme Municipality, in Volksrust Mpumalanga. The eco-desks are products from the Department of Environmental Affairs' Eco-Furniture Programme. The programme was started 10 years ago as an Eco-coffin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Commemorates World Penguin DayThe Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) today, 25 April 2016, joins the r
Environmental Affairs Commemorates World Penguin Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) today, 25 April 2016, joins the rest world in celebrating World Penguin Day, in the face of the declining African Penguin population in Southern Africa. Over the past century, the African penguin... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Now turtles fall victim to torrent of plastic entering oceansa threat to the recycling industry‚ which required a consistent grade of produc
Now turtles fall victim to torrent of plastic entering oceans
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
a threat to the recycling industry‚ which required a consistent grade of product‚ according to a Plastics SA statement. Department of Environmental Affairs spokesman Zolile Nqayi said the government funded a beach clean-up project and took part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Celebrates World Penguin DayPretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs on Monday joined the rest of
SA Celebrates World Penguin Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Environmental Affairs on Monday joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Penguin Day. The day was marked against the backdrop of a declining African penguin population in Southern Africa. Over the past century,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dimension Data, Cisco Announce Project to Protect Rhino By Tracking Peopleelephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the
Dimension Data, Cisco Announce Project to Protect Rhino By Tracking People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
elephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the ocean. According to the South African Department of Environmental Affairs' Report 2015, a staggering 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014 alone. This... Read more
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iTWire
Dimension Data, Cisco on the track of rhino poacherselephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the
Dimension Data, Cisco on the track of rhino poachers
iTWire / Posted 5 days ago
elephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the ocean. According to the South African Department of Environmental Affairs’ Report 2015, a staggering 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014 alone, equating... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Recent rain did very little to ease pressure on WC’s water supply’in the past few days. Picture: Xolani Koyana/EWN. storm,Cape Town heavy rains,
‘Recent rain did very little to ease pressure on WC’s water supply’
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
in the past few days. Picture: Xolani Koyana/EWN. storm,Cape Town heavy rains,Cape Town storms CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs says the recent rain did very little to ease the pressure on the province's water... Read more
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Network Computing
Cisco Teams With Dimension Data To Combat Rhino PoachingThe numbers are heartbreaking: 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014, ac
Cisco Teams With Dimension Data To Combat Rhino Poaching
Network Computing / Posted 7 days ago
The numbers are heartbreaking: 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014, according to the South African Department of Environmental Affairs. If the rate of poaching continues, the rhino could vanish in South Africa by 2025. Cisco has partnered... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Postelephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 8 days ago
elephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the ocean. According to the South African Department of Environmental Affairs’ Report 2015, a staggering 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014 alone. This... Read more
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Business Wire
Dimension Data e Cisco insieme in un progetto a difesa dei rinoceronti che traccia gli spostamenti delle personele tigri in India e in Asia e alcune specie marine oceaniche. Secondo quanto r
Dimension Data e Cisco insieme in un progetto a difesa dei rinoceronti che traccia gli spostamenti delle persone
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
le tigri in India e in Asia e alcune specie marine oceaniche. Secondo quanto riportato dal Report 2015 del South African Department of Environmental Affairs, nel 2014 sono stati uccisi dai bracconieri 1.215 rinoceronti. Questo equivale a una... Read more
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Business Wire
Dimension Data and Cisco Announce Project to Protect Rhino by Tracking Peopleelephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the
Dimension Data and Cisco Announce Project to Protect Rhino by Tracking People
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
elephants, lions, pangolin, tigers in India and Asia, and even sea rays in the ocean. According to the South African Department of Environmental Affairs’ Report 2015, a staggering 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2014 alone. This... Read more
5 related stories
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Business Wire
Dimension Data y Cisco anuncian el proyecto para proteger a los rinocerontes mediante el seguimiento de personasrayas en el océano. Según el Informe de 2015 emitido por el Departamento Sudaf
Dimension Data y Cisco anuncian el proyecto para proteger a los rinocerontes mediante el seguimiento de personas
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
rayas en el océano. Según el Informe de 2015 emitido por el Departamento Sudafricano de Asuntos Ambientales (South African Department of Environmental Affairs), la asombrosa cifra de 1.215 rinocerontes fueron asesinados por cazadores furtivos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Jeff Radebe - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; (d) Marine Protection
Minister Jeff Radebe - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; (d) Marine Protection Services and Ocean Governance, led by the Department of Environmental Affairs; (e) Small Harbour Development, led by Department of Public Works; and (f) Coastal and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs On Winners of United Nations World Wildlife Day Poster Competitionby the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Speci
Environmental Affairs On Winners of United Nations World Wildlife Day Poster Competition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
by the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa. The CITES Secretariat is the UNGA-designated facilitator for the global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Talks Underway in Egyptto the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by
Environmental Talks Underway in Egypt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the 193 members of the United Nations," the Department of Environmental Affairs said in a statement on Monday. The department said the global climate deal reached at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi Youth Selected for Mandela Washington Fellowshipcountry. Ms. Nancy Chawawa, 33; Public Management: Nancy is an environmentalis
Malawi Youth Selected for Mandela Washington Fellowship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
country. Ms. Nancy Chawawa, 33; Public Management: Nancy is an environmentalist working as a civil servant for Malawi's Department of Environmental Affairs. In her current assignment she coordinates environmental and climate change programs at a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Address On Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy Initiativesled by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Marine Protectio
President Jacob Zuma - Address On Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy Initiatives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
led by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Marine Protection Services and Ocean Governance, led by the Department of Environmental Affairs; Small Harbour Development, led by Department of Public Works; and Coastal and Marine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Prepares for Cites COP17release of the official CITES CoP17 logo. The logo is an iconic image of the A
South Africa Prepares for Cites COP17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
release of the official CITES CoP17 logo. The logo is an iconic image of the African white rhinoceros, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs. The rhino's body comprises the outlines of a number of species of endangered plants and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Young rhino shot dead in Kimberleyour swift response could help in combating rhino poaching,” Galawe said. Spoke
Young rhino shot dead in Kimberley
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
our swift response could help in combating rhino poaching,” Galawe said. Spokesman for the Northern Cape Department of Environmental Affairs, Lesego Pule, said that the department had received reports regarding the incident, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masiphumelele Community Opposes R4 Million FenceCape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements Benedicta van Minnen
Masiphumelele Community Opposes R4 Million Fence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements Benedicta van Minnen says it was the Western Cape Government's Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning who directed the City of Cape Town to erect the fence. She adds... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sea change on the way‚ Zuma tells Port Elizabethon: • Offshore oil and gas‚ led by the Department of Mineral Resources; • Mar
Sea change on the way‚ Zuma tells Port Elizabeth
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
on: • Offshore oil and gas‚ led by the Department of Mineral Resources; • Marine protection and governance‚ led by the Department of Environmental Affairs; and • Coastal and marine tourism‚ led by the Department of Tourism. “I have great... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sea change on the way‚ says Zumaon: • Offshore oil and gas‚ led by the Department of Mineral Resources; • Mar
Sea change on the way‚ says Zuma
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
on: • Offshore oil and gas‚ led by the Department of Mineral Resources; • Marine protection and governance‚ led by the Department of Environmental Affairs; and • Coastal and marine tourism‚ led by the Department of Tourism. “I have great... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government to Give Progress On Oceans Economyled by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; marine protection
Government to Give Progress On Oceans Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
led by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; marine protection services and ocean governance, led by the Department of Environmental Affairs; small harbours development, led by Department of Public Works; and coastal and marine... Read more
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iol.co.za
Philippi farmers protest over threat to aquifermade and due process is still being followed.” He said Rapicorp has also submi
Philippi farmers protest over threat to aquifer
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
made and due process is still being followed.” He said Rapicorp has also submitted an EIA application to the provincial Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. This application is under review. Once finalised, a record of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
A species' fate at stake as SA mulls rhino horn tradeis required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The mora
A species' fate at stake as SA mulls rhino horn trade
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
is required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The moratorium was briefly put back in place as the Department of Environmental Affairs filed to oppose its lifting but in January this was set aside. "As from 20 January 2016,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Miley mauled by her own catpractice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongs
Miley mauled by her own cat
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
practice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongside the petition, aimed at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, read, “Baby lion cubs... are bred every year for no other purpose than to be shot by... Read more
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Herald Sun
Miley mauled by her own catpractice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongs
Miley mauled by her own cat
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
practice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongside the petition, aimed at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, read, “Baby lion cubs... are bred every year for no other purpose than to be shot by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Miley mauled by her own catpractice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongs
Miley mauled by her own cat
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
practice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongside the petition, aimed at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, read, “Baby lion cubs... are bred every year for no other purpose than to be shot by... Read more
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News.com.au
Miley Cyrus was mauled by her own catpractice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongs
Miley Cyrus was mauled by her own cat
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
practice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongside the petition, aimed at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, read, “Baby lion cubs... are bred every year for no other purpose than to be shot by... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Miley mauled by her own catpractice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongs
Miley mauled by her own cat
Adelaide Now / Posted 25 days ago
practice of breeding lion cubs to be killed for sport. A message posted alongside the petition, aimed at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, read, “Baby lion cubs... are bred every year for no other purpose than to be shot by... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
South Africa mulls rhino horn tradeis required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The mora
South Africa mulls rhino horn trade
Otago Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
is required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The moratorium was briefly put back in place as the Department of Environmental Affairs filed to oppose its lifting but in January this was set aside. "As from 20 January 2016,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Baboons to go, or be put downhas been discharged. The incident resulted in Premier Senzo Mchunu demanding t
Baboons to go, or be put down
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
has been discharged. The incident resulted in Premier Senzo Mchunu demanding that the Human Rights Commission and the Department of Environmental Affairs commit to an investigation into whether Aadnesgaard had violated the rights of the Xaba... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A species' fate and US$2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn tradeis required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The mora
A species' fate and US$2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn trade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
is required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The moratorium was briefly put back in place as the Department of Environmental Affairs filed to oppose its lifting but in January this was set aside. "As from 20 January 2016,... Read more
6 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
A species' fate and US$2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn tradeis required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The mora
A species' fate and US$2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn trade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
is required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The moratorium was briefly put back in place as the Department of Environmental Affairs filed to oppose its lifting but in January this was set aside. "As from 20 January 2016,... Read more
6 related stories
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The Star
A species' fate and $2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn tradeis required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The mora
A species' fate and $2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn trade
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
is required for such transactions but no one has applied for one yet. The moratorium was briefly put back in place as the Department of Environmental Affairs filed to oppose its lifting but in January this was set aside. "As from 20 January 2016,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Decision On Legalising Rhino Horn TradingEdna Molewa has clarified that the South African government has not taken a dec
No Decision On Legalising Rhino Horn Trading
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Edna Molewa has clarified that the South African government has not taken a decision to legalise trade in rhino horn. The Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday said the clarity from the Minister follows an online petition that is... Read more

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