Conservation collaboration in the Overberg

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Conservation collaboration in the Overberg Credit Justin de Klerk photography Spanning 1,2 million hectares, the Western Cape’s Overberg is home to the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI), which involves private landowners and farmers  partnering with government and non-profit organisations in a multisector conservation

Conservation collaboration in the Overberg2020-06-09T11:39:47+00:00

Wild Honeybush as a driver for holistic fynbos veld management

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Wild Honeybush as a driver for holistic fynbos veld management Photo Credit: Green Trust Honeybush grows in the Langkloof Valley, between the Tsitsikamma and Kouga Mountains in the Eastern Cape.  It is harvested to make a refreshing tea that is rich in

Wild Honeybush as a driver for holistic fynbos veld management2020-06-09T10:47:35+00:00

SA citizens benefit from biodiversity tax break

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SA citizens benefit from biodiversity tax break Photo Credit: Candice Stevens South Africa achieved a world-first in 2016 with the introduction of a biodiversity tax incentive for private landowners, including communities, who have their land officially declared as a nature reserve in

SA citizens benefit from biodiversity tax break2020-06-09T10:47:58+00:00

Harvesting fynbos for sustainable communities and ecosystems

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Harvesting fynbos for sustainable communities and ecosystems Photo Credit: Flower Valley Trust images by Kobus Tollig Background Fynbos is the collective name given to the shrub-like vegetation found in the south-western and southern Cape of South Africa. Fynbos is a major component

Harvesting fynbos for sustainable communities and ecosystems2020-06-09T10:50:22+00:00

Biodiversity stewardship Fiscal Benefits Project

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Biodiversity Stewardship Fiscal Benefits Project Photo Credit: Enkangala Grassland Vista by Heather Dugmore Background Biodiversity stewardship is a novel and key means to formally protect biodiversity found on privately owned land and is part of the national response to secure the future

Biodiversity stewardship Fiscal Benefits Project2020-06-09T10:50:21+00:00

Sustainable stewardship with small-scale farmers in the Suid Bokkeveld Project

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Sustainable Stewardship with Small-scale Farmers in the Suid Bokkeveld Project Photo Credit: Indigo Development and Change Background The Suid Bokkeveld in the Northern Cape has extreme temperatures that range from over 40 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter.

Sustainable stewardship with small-scale farmers in the Suid Bokkeveld Project2020-06-09T10:50:19+00:00

Catalysing the expansion of formal protected areas in Gauteng: Gauteng Biodiversity Stewardship Programme

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Catalysing the expansion of formal protected areas in Gauteng: Gauteng Biodiversity Stewardship Programme Photo Credit: Emily Taylor Background The loss of natural habitat is one of the most significant threats to the continued existence of South Africa's incredible plants and animals. Although

Catalysing the expansion of formal protected areas in Gauteng: Gauteng Biodiversity Stewardship Programme2020-06-09T10:50:15+00:00

Building ecosystem resilience in the Southern Drakensberg strategic water source areas

2020-06-09T10:50:14+00:00

Building ecosystem resilience in the Southern Drakensberg strategic water source areas Photo Credit: Matthew Becker Background The Drakensberg is a major water catchment area and forms part of South Africa's strategic water source areas (SWSAs). The area holds the principle headwaters of

Building ecosystem resilience in the Southern Drakensberg strategic water source areas2020-06-09T10:50:14+00:00