conservation

 
On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way
On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way
There are few easy wins when it comes to regional relations in Southern Africa. But on wildlife conservation, the Southern African Development...
Greening Awards: Editor's Note and Categories
Greening Awards: Editor's Note and Categories
Our annual Greening Awards are a chance to inject some much-needed hope into the world. So much is going wrong, especially when it comes to our...
Community Conservation and Resilience
Community Conservation and Resilience
South Africa’s greatest constraint is water. In a water-scarce country, planning has to focus on protecting this resource so it benefits the...
Woody plants on the march: Trees and shrubs are encroaching across Africa
Woody plants on the march: Trees and shrubs are encroaching across Africa
Forests are being cleared by humans at an alarming rate. Since 2000,
Public-private partnerships crucial for SA's national parks
Public-private partnerships crucial for SA's national parks
South Africa’s tourism sector contributes more to the national gross domestic product than most labour-intensive sectors in the country,...
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
Owing to an overpopulation of elephants at its Limpopo nature reserve, diamond producer De Beers has opted to relocate 200 elephants to Mozambique....
Protecting African wildlife
Protecting African wildlife
Roadkill. For the motorist, this word may invoke the frustration of vehicle damage or a potentially dangerous incident; little more. It is...
New tech is revolutionising ecology, conservation
New tech is revolutionising ecology, conservation
Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its
Caught on camera: Large mammals are back in Gabon's Batéké Park
Caught on camera: Large mammals are back in Gabon's Batéké Park
Monitoring mammal species is a crucial conservation tool. This is particularly true in ecological transition zones – geographical areas in which...
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
Good news about the environment is rare these days. But in Tanzania there are signs that community-based wildlife conservation efforts can...
​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
The City of Tshwane uses the word “noxious” to describe abattoirs. They are a necessary evil governed by strict bylaws. Yet, in the southwestern corner of the municipality, the provincial agriculture and rural development department has given an abattoir building permission despite...

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