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AllAfrica.com
Clarity On Domestic Trade in Rhino HornThe Department of Environmental Affairs has clarified the processes associated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs has clarified the processes associated with the domestic trade in rhino horn. There has been misrepresentation claiming that South Africa does not have systems in place to ensure that any prospective domestic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Tokozile Xasa Welcomes Approval of Coastal and Marine Tourism Implementation PlanWe Do Tourism" concluded Minister Xasa. For further information contact: Susa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
We Do Tourism" concluded Minister Xasa. For further information contact: Susan de Bruin Acting Chief Director: Communications Tel: 012 444 6605 Cell: 082 9217303 E-mail: sdebruin@tourism.gov.za Issued by: Department of Environmental... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Moves to Restate Government Position Regarding the Domestic Trade in Rhino Hornplace in a strictly regulated manner - and does not contribute to an increase i
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
place in a strictly regulated manner - and does not contribute to an increase in the illegal international trade. The Department of Environmental Affairs wishes to place the following on record: Legislative provisions are in place to ensure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Clarifies Fake News On Rhino Poachingfor the benefit of current and future generations. "Working together with civi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for the benefit of current and future generations. "Working together with civil society and communities, our sister department, the Department of Environmental Affairs, continues to register success in fighting poachers," the depar... Read more
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iafrica.com
Tourism Minister denies endorsing poachingnational and cultural heritage and must be protected for the benefit of current
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
national and cultural heritage and must be protected for the benefit of current and future generations.” It adds that the Department of Environmental Affairs continues to successfully crack down on poachers. According to the DEA’s latest stats,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs On Global Youth in Biodiversity Network WorkshopDevelopment the role of the youth is critical," said the Chief Director: Protec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Development the role of the youth is critical," said the Chief Director: Protected Areas and Systems Management in the Department of Environmental Affairs, Ms Skumsa Mancotywa. The National Biodiversity Economy Strategy (NBES) by South Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There's Still a Gap Between Consumer Protection and Sustainability in Africais the responsibility of the Department of Trade and Industry. For its part, su
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
is the responsibility of the Department of Trade and Industry. For its part, sustainability is primarily located in the Department of Environmental Affairs. As a result there's a disconnect between the two. International experience In recent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arrest of Rhino Horn Smuggler at OR Tambo International AirportSARS, SAPS and other government agencies as they strive to combat the illegal i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
SARS, SAPS and other government agencies as they strive to combat the illegal import and export of wildlife products," said Minister Molewa. For media inquiries contact: Albi Modise Cell: 083 490 2871 Issued by: Department of Environmental Affa... Read more
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iafrica.com
Spread the word: It's World Lion Dayawareness and help us save the King of Beasts and his kingdom.” In South Afric
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
awareness and help us save the King of Beasts and his kingdom.” In South Africa, the immediate concern is of course the Department of Environmental Affairs’ intention to facilitate the sale of lion bones to foreign markets – many of which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Husab Leak Still Causing Frictionthe problem, and gave an assurance that there is no risk to the environment or
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the problem, and gave an assurance that there is no risk to the environment or people. An investigation was done by the department of environmental affairs, the national radiation protection authority, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and... Read more
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Business Wire
Metal Tiger plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Drilling/Production Reportprior to the MOD release. Tshukudu has received approval of the Environmental
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
prior to the MOD release. Tshukudu has received approval of the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) from the Botswana Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). The approval allows for the recommencement of both diamond core (DC) and reverse... Read more
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iol.co.za
More charges likely at EnviroServconditions of the waste management licence issued in terms of the National Envi
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
conditions of the waste management licence issued in terms of the National Environmental Management Waste Act of 2008,” Department of Environmental Affairs spokesperson Albi Modise said. According to the act, a waste management licence holder... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Invites Comments On Draft Regulationsas recommended by the National Protected Area Expansion Strategy (NPAES) and th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
as recommended by the National Protected Area Expansion Strategy (NPAES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Department of Environmental Affairs has progressed with expansion and revision of regulations for three (3) existing MPAs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Have Your Say On Marine Protected Areas Expansionas recommended by the National Protected Area Expansion Strategy (NPAES) and th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
as recommended by the National Protected Area Expansion Strategy (NPAES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Department of Environmental Affairs has progressed with expansion and revision of regulations for three (3) existing MPAs... Read more
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iol.co.za
Marekele National Park's kids in the park programme has kicked offprogramme is made possible through the partnership that SANParks has with the P
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
programme is made possible through the partnership that SANParks has with the Provincial Department of Education, Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism and Pick’ ‘n Pay who always ensure that these kids are fed with nutritional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNDP Warns Malawi Govt Over Lilongwe Water Project Awarded to Khato Private Firman environmental assessment. In April this year, Malawi Law Society (MLS) succ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
an environmental assessment. In April this year, Malawi Law Society (MLS) successfully sought a court order compelling the Department of Environmental Affairs to produce details of the contract on the water project as well as an EIA report. This... Read more
17d
iol.co.za
Administering right medicine for Stats SA's delinquencythrough combined efforts with the Department of Public Works, the National Trea
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
through combined efforts with the Department of Public Works, the National Treasury, Tshwane Municipality, the SAPS and the Department of Environmental Affairs. Stats SA has unequivocally demonstrated that PPPs are possible to deliver. In a murky... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
MEC Sakhumzi Somyo - 80th Anniversary of the Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern CapeEastern Cape The Executive Mayor of Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality, Clr. Z
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Eastern Cape The Executive Mayor of Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality, Clr. Zenzile Shweni, Director General of the Department of Environmental Affairs Chairperson of the landowners association of the Mountain Zebra-Camdeboo Protected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Celebrates Game Rangers On World Ranger Dayof the Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros in South Africa earlier th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of the Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros in South Africa earlier this month, highlighted the importance of the Department of Environmental Affairs' community rhino ambassador's programme saying emphasis is being placed on enhancing the... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
Fracking exploration firm withdraws KZN applicationplant on its farm near Newcastle. In a short statement by Frack Free SA, they
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
plant on its farm near Newcastle. In a short statement by Frack Free SA, they thanked “all who overwhelmed the Department of Environmental Affairs and PASA with letters and phone calls” and said the withdrawal was another victory for... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Welcomes Arrest of Rhino Horn Smuggler At or Tambo International AirportAfrican Revenue Services, security screening companies and Environmental Manage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
African Revenue Services, security screening companies and Environmental Management Inspectors (Green Scorpions) of the Department of Environmental Affairs, based at OR Tambo International Airport. The rhinoceros horn was confiscated and will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lauds Rhino Horn BustAfrican Revenue Services, security screening companies and Environmental Manage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
African Revenue Services, security screening companies and Environmental Management Inspectors (Green Scorpions) of the Department of Environmental Affairs. The woman will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court this morning on charges... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - Integrated Strategic Management of RhinocerosUnit. Turning now to our performance during the period under review. The Sout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Unit. Turning now to our performance during the period under review. The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Department of Environmental Affairs continues to lead the campaign against rhino poaching in partnership with the Departments... Read more
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23d
AllAfrica.com
Western Cape On Garden Route Rebuild Initiativesustainability. The Initiative is working closely with relevant provincial and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
sustainability. The Initiative is working closely with relevant provincial and national departments, such as the national Department of Environmental Affairs. In addition, each of the work streams will be inviting non-governmental organisations... Read more
24d
iol.co.za
Trafalgar High principal vindicatedprobed the matter and found nothing when the investigation was concluded. “The
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
probed the matter and found nothing when the investigation was concluded. “The WCED respected the investigation by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, and opted to allow the legal process to take its course before... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Government 'Cautiously Optimistic' Following Dip in Rhino Poaching Incidentsincidents in the country - including in the Kruger National Park - has decrease
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
incidents in the country - including in the Kruger National Park - has decreased between January and June this year, the Department of Environmental Affairs confirmed on Monday. A total of 529 rhino were poached nationally between January and... Read more
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25d
The China Post
Rhino poaching declines slightly in South Africafrom 354."(We) are not claiming victory, but we should celebrate successes even
The China Post / Posted 25 days ago
from 354."(We) are not claiming victory, but we should celebrate successes even when they are small," a statement from the Department of Environmental Affairs quoted Molewa as saying.Almost the entire wildlife ranger service in South Africa has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Government 'cautiously optimistic' following dip in rhino poaching incidentsincidents in the country - including in the Kruger National Park - has decrease
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
incidents in the country - including in the Kruger National Park - has decreased between January and June this year, the Department of Environmental Affairs confirmed on Monday. A total of 529 rhino were poached nationally between January and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Over 350 people bust for illegal rhino horn trade in 2017a media briefing at Parliament, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
a media briefing at Parliament, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has revealed a drop in rhino poaching. The Department of Environmental Affairs says collaboration with entities like the police and the South African Revenue Services... Read more
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iol.co.za
Locals angry over smelly landfillssite. “Many residents were experiencing certain health problems, especially co
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
site. “Many residents were experiencing certain health problems, especially coughs and respiratory conditions.” The Department of Environmental Affairs was contacted and ordered to shut the facility down, but the company appealed and the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
The man who destroyed the West Coast rock lobsterone of South Africa’s most treasured marine species. Arnold Bengis in front of
Daily Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
one of South Africa’s most treasured marine species. Arnold Bengis in front of the branch for Oceans and Coasts of the Department of Environmental Affairs at the Waterfront. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER Now he is being made to pay by a US court‚... Read more
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Daily Mail
Half-buried whale corpses found decomposing on a Russian beachbelieve orcas are purely removing and feasting on the organ which is rich in a
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
believe orcas are purely removing and feasting on the organ which is rich in a compound called squalene. South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs ordered dissections in May and confirmed orcas were to blame for the attacks. Pods of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - High Level Political Forum 2017through eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity, and achieving all the SDG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
through eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity, and achieving all the SDGs by 2030. Ladies and Gentlemen, much has been said and it is now time for action on our commitment to leave no one behind. Issued by: Department of Environmental Affa... Read more
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iafrica.com
Op-Ed: Time to rethink leopard hunting norms?perish,” said Mr P Mapulane, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Environm
iafrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
perish,” said Mr P Mapulane, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs. He was responding to the Department of Environmental Affairs’ presentation on its draft Norms and Standards for the management and monitoring of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Proposed leopard hunting regulations need rethinkand perish,” said Mr P Mapulane, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Envi
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
and perish,” said Mr P Mapulane, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs. He was responding to the Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) presentation on its draft Norms and Standards for the management and monitoring of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roll Up Your Sleeves for Mandela DayCulture and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. The Kuyga Mega Park is a partnership pro
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Culture and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. The Kuyga Mega Park is a partnership project between Sport and Recreation SA, the Department of Environmental Affairs and the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. The project was launched in July 2016. The outdoor gym... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ninth World Heritage Site Named By Unescorole in the development of modern humans, adding that this is where all humans
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
role in the development of modern humans, adding that this is where all humans came from. "We join our colleagues in the Department of Environmental Affairs in welcoming this global recognition of our people and our cultural heritage. Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Husab Tailings Facility Leaked Due to Pump Failurebrought to the attention of McCallum then, he said the mine was investigating t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
brought to the attention of McCallum then, he said the mine was investigating the claims. The investigation was done by the department of environmental affairs, the national radiation protection authority in the Ministry Agriculture, Water and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Warns Citizens On Cold Weather Conditions Approachingservices and the public to prepare timeously to expected inclement weather is t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
services and the public to prepare timeously to expected inclement weather is the result of the collaboration between the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Weathers Services in the developing of the National Framework for Climate... Read more
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iafrica.com
Op-Ed: Where are the rhino poaching stats?poaching might be on the decrease, elephant poaching is on the rise, but withou
iafrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
poaching might be on the decrease, elephant poaching is on the rise, but without up to date poaching figures from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), how do we know? That is why a South African NGO has been forced to waste valuable... Read more
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iol.co.za
Keep warm, South Africans urged as cold front approachesservices and the public to prepare timeously to expected inclement weather, is
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
services and the public to prepare timeously to expected inclement weather, is the result of the collaboration between the department of environmental affairs (DEA) and the weather services in the developing of the national framework for climate... Read more

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