These are the people who look after our water

2023-07-19T16:43:02+00:00

These are the people who look after our water Photo Credit: ERS High up in the Drakensberg mountains near the Eastern Cape town of Matatiele, you can hear chopping and sawing and see smoke rising from kilns close to a tributary of the uMzimvubu River, one

These are the people who look after our water2023-07-19T16:43:02+00:00

Honeybees – flagships for life, food and job security

2023-12-04T17:14:11+00:00

Honeybees – flagships for life, food and job security Photo Credit: WWF Honeybees are slowly getting the recognition they need, and World Bee Day, celebrated on 20 May, highlights their importance to our lives and livelihoods. ‘Caring for honeybees is critical not only for their survival,

Honeybees – flagships for life, food and job security2023-12-04T17:14:11+00:00

Celebrating 33 years of conservation and foresight

2023-07-19T16:44:59+00:00

Celebrating 33 years of conservation and foresight Photo Credit: WWF Three decades ago, Nedbank and WWF foresaw a looming environmental and natural resource crisis, many years before sustainability became a global priority. ‘Back then, the necessity of putting corporate clout and capital behind sustainable development in South

Celebrating 33 years of conservation and foresight2023-07-19T16:44:59+00:00

Water and the economy of the Garden Route

2023-01-24T12:32:24+00:00

WATER AND THE ECONOMY OF THE GARDEN ROUTE Photo Credit: Garden Route Biosphere Reserve There is a window of opportunity to protect strategic water source areas (SWSAs) and to grow the economy of the Garden Route. This is part of what should be a prioritised national

Water and the economy of the Garden Route2023-01-24T12:32:24+00:00

New measures to meet SA’s conservation commitment

2023-01-24T12:13:56+00:00

New measures to meet SA’s conservation commitment Photo Credit: Birdlife South Africa is introducing a new, additional mechanism to grow its biodiversity conservation footprint in order to achieve its international commitment as a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) by 2030. This is not

New measures to meet SA’s conservation commitment2023-01-24T12:13:56+00:00

What canaries are to coal mines, penguins are to our oceans

2022-12-20T20:25:30+00:00

What canaries are to coal mines, penguins are to our oceans Photo Credit: Peter Chadwick In a joint statement, WWF South Africa, BirdLife South Africa, the Endangered Wildlife Trust and SANCCOB weigh in on the latest measures to save the African penguin. We commend the Department

What canaries are to coal mines, penguins are to our oceans2022-12-20T20:25:30+00:00

Criminal to have food insecurity when govt policy can solve it

2023-01-24T12:13:36+00:00

Criminal to have food insecurity when govt policy can solve it Photo Credit: FoodForward SA ‘We are confident that we can help to solve South Africa’s food insecurity crisis through our national FoodBanking model, but in order to achieve this, government has to put in place

Criminal to have food insecurity when govt policy can solve it2023-01-24T12:13:36+00:00

Agri-food systems: facts and futures how south Africa can produce 50% more by 2050

2022-10-13T12:19:25+00:00

AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS: FACTS AND FUTURES HOW SOUTH AFRICA CAN PRODUCE 50% MORE BY 2050 Credit Mahlatini Development Foundation. THE CURRENT STATE The food system, while highly productive, has done more damage to our natural environment than any other human enterprise. Of all activities on Earth, the

Agri-food systems: facts and futures how south Africa can produce 50% more by 20502022-10-13T12:19:25+00:00

Working with smallholder farmers in 40 villages

2024-04-15T21:22:06+00:00

WORKING WITH SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN 40 VILLAGES Credit Mahlatini Development Foundation. With a Master’s degree in plant virology, Erna Kruger, founder of the KwaZulu-Natal-based NGO, Mahlatini Development Foundation, has devoted her career to advancing small-scale farming and environmental conservation in rural areas. ‘I started the foundation

Working with smallholder farmers in 40 villages2024-04-15T21:22:06+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
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