Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism

 
Department points out 'merits' of controlled fracking
Department points out 'merits' of controlled fracking
There is "merit" in carrying out some hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for shale gas in the Karoo, environmental affairs director general Nosipho...
Offsets make light of COP17 carbon load
Offsets make light of COP17 carbon load
The COP17 climate change conference in Durban late last year generated 76 919 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), a fraction of the carbon...
Cloud over preparations for COP17
Cloud over preparations for COP17
Four months before South Africa hosts the United Nation's big climate-change conference in Durban, concerns are mounting that the country is...
Wine tourism most lucrative sector
Wine tourism most lucrative sector
Wine tourism was one of the fastest growing and most lucrative sectors of the global tourism market, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said...
Climate change beef over 'pork-barrel politics'
Climate change beef over 'pork-barrel politics'
Richard Calland ("Planning needed to...
SA to microchip all rhino and horns
SA to microchip all rhino and horns
South Africa's environment department says all rhinos and rhino horns in the country must now be microchipped to deter poachers.
'Try traps on your own cojones'
'Try traps on your own cojones'
Conservationists are calling on the government to outlaw all forms of gin trap, the toothed, sprung leg-holds used by farmers to kill thousands of...
On the green path
On the green path
The appointment of a new director general of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism last month coincided with Cabinet's approval of...
Arborisation: the planet's oldest living things
Arborisation: the planet's oldest living things
To plant a tree, it is said, is an act of faith; faith in a future beyond one's own imagining; faith in the fact that the tree will grow to feed...
Taxing hot air
Taxing hot air
Fast forward the reporting of Sasol's results this week to two year's time and there could well be a new line item. Carbon tax: R7-billion. Sasol's...
New SA marine-research vessel sets sail
New SA marine-research vessel sets sail
The Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism's new dedicated research vessel, the Ellen Khuzwayo, was launched by Environment Affairs...

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