Expansion of SA’s protected areas requires management skills

2023-12-05T19:32:42+00:00

Expansion of SA’s protected areas requires management skills © South Africa has to practically and affordably expand its natural environment protection areas to conserve its critical biodiversity and ecosystem services. These include carbon sequestration, clean air, healthy soils, fresh water, healthy insect populations for pollination, and

Expansion of SA’s protected areas requires management skills2023-12-05T19:32:42+00:00

Building community capacity and sustainable livelihoods in the Namaqua National Park and the Knersvlakte Nature Reserve regions of the Northern Cape

2023-07-02T16:15:45+00:00

Building community capacity and sustainable livelihoods in the Namaqua National Park and the Knersvlakte Nature Reserve regions of the Northern Cape Photo Credit: Katherine Forsythe The succulents in the remote communities on the edge of the Namaqua National Park and the Knersvlakte Nature Reserve in the

Building community capacity and sustainable livelihoods in the Namaqua National Park and the Knersvlakte Nature Reserve regions of the Northern Cape2023-07-02T16:15:45+00:00

Protected Area Post-Declaration Management Support Solution

2023-05-27T07:16:42+00:00

Protected Area Post-Declaration Management Support Solution Photo Credit: Conservation Outcomes Significant resources are required to conserve South Africa’s landscapes and their associated biodiversity and ecosystem services. These include freshwater, fresh air, carbon sequestration, healthy soil, healthy insect populations for pollination, and healthy grasslands for freshwater conservation

Protected Area Post-Declaration Management Support Solution2023-05-27T07:16:42+00:00

Honeybees are essential for food and job security

2023-07-03T20:29:54+00:00

HONEYBEES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR FOOD AND JOB SECURITY Photo Credit: WWF Any decline in our honeybee populations is a direct threat to food and job security in South Africa’s extensive agricultural crop industry. ‘Over 50 agricultural crops, worth over R10,3 billion per annum to the South

Honeybees are essential for food and job security2023-07-03T20:29:54+00:00

Farming with Biodiversity: towards nature-based solutions in multi-functional landscapes

2023-12-18T08:18:15+00:00

FARMING WITH BIODIVERSITY Photo Credit:WWF Globally and locally, the threats facing bee populations are increasing as they are largely due to humanity’s impact on the environment.  These are namely: habitat loss, climate change and pesticide use. The threat to honeybees means a threat to our agricultural

Farming with Biodiversity: towards nature-based solutions in multi-functional landscapes2023-12-18T08:18:15+00:00

The Sustainable Landscape Finance Coalition

2021-10-22T16:26:43+00:00

THE SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE FINANCE COALITION Credit Greg Martindalea Healthy, functioning natural environments are the critical foundations for water and food security, human health and economic resilience and biodiversity conservation. They also contribute significantly to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including increasing employment, safeguarding clean water access,

The Sustainable Landscape Finance Coalition2021-10-22T16:26:43+00:00

CAPACITATING THE PROTECTED AREAS EXPANSION IN THE NORTH EASTERN GRASSLANDS IN THE EASTERN CAPE

2022-09-15T10:18:01+00:00

CAPACITATING THE PROTECTED AREAS EXPANSION IN THE NORTH EASTERN GRASSLANDS IN THE EASTERN CAPE NE Cape grasslands Credit Greg Martindale Work is underway by SANParks and WWF to establish a high-altitude national park in the mountains of the Eastern Cape close to the Lesotho border and

CAPACITATING THE PROTECTED AREAS EXPANSION IN THE NORTH EASTERN GRASSLANDS IN THE EASTERN CAPE2022-09-15T10:18:01+00:00

Water, cattle, income and conservation in Matatiele

2022-09-21T08:08:48+00:00

WATER, CATTLE, INCOME AND CONSERVATION IN MATATIELE Communal livestock grazing today is highly complex from both a people and landscape perspective, and without sound governance in place generally leads to serious overgrazing, erosion and water shortages, as can be seen in some areas of the Transkei. Turning

Water, cattle, income and conservation in Matatiele2022-09-21T08:08:48+00:00

NATURE HASN’T BOUNCED BACK DURING THE PANDEMIC. BUT IT STILL CAN.

2022-09-15T10:14:39+00:00

NATURE HASN’T BOUNCED BACK DURING THE PANDEMIC. BUT IT STILL CAN. Aerial view of deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, in Maués. © Andre Dib / WWF-Brazil By Mariana Ferreira Head of Science, WWF-Brazil Co-Chair, IUCN WCPA COVID-19 Protected Areas Task Force This week a year ago,

NATURE HASN’T BOUNCED BACK DURING THE PANDEMIC. BUT IT STILL CAN.2022-09-15T10:14:39+00:00
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