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A new study has confirmed that by 2050 a 100% renewable energy system would be the cheapest, most job-rich option for South Africa. The study, entitled, “Pathway towards achieving 100% renewable electricity by 2050 for South Africa“, modelled the current electricity scenario against a 100% renewable energy transition, taking into consideration South Africa’s load into the...
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South Africa kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018 In 2018, South Africa recovered 1.285 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting the country’s paper recovery rate at 71.7%. This is according to Anele Sololo, general manager of the country’s paper recycling association, RecyclePaperZA, who adds that this rate is...
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Docu-series highlights dangers of ocean pollution Months of planning and dedication to the cause came to fruition today when SPAR Eastern Cape ambassador Sarah Ferguson released the first of a series of videos aimed at securing the world’s environmental future. A former South African international swimmer, Ferguson joined SPAR EC’s fight against plastic pollution when...
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  SANPARKS GETS NEW AIRCRAFT THANKS TO MYPLANET RHINO FUND October 2018 The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has announced its donations for 2018, and thanks to around 34 000 supporters swiping their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet cards at participating retailers, R2 940 000 was raised over the past year. This is vital funding to help boost rhino protection across South Africa....
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Underwater tracking technique puts Cape kelp forests on the map  “When I opened my eyes, the world was pristine. It had just been born and I was seeing it for the very first time. I walked around in wonderment, licking shells, staring at algae on the rocks and laughing like a fool. Hours went by....
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WORLD RHINO DAY 2018 LUNAR MY LOVE 2011-2018 A dedication to a very special rhino from Petronel Niewoudt the Founder of Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary NPC South Africa I have been rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned rhino for 20 years. It is not a job to me but a calling, and I feel blessed to...
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Campaign to clean up the environment gains momentum Volunteers came out in numbers to take part in cleanups facilitated by the Shoprite Group on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018). Some 250 cleanup events took place in eight countries across Africa. This cleanup drive comes on the back of the retail group staging Africa’s biggest...
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FOR NATURE. FOR YOU – CELEBRATING SOME OF WWF SOUTH AFRICA’S KEY MILESTONES August – As WWF South Africa celebrates its 50th anniversary, the organisation is looking back at their journey from 1968 to 2018 and the key milestones they have reached through their conservation and lobbying efforts. “We believe in the power of people...
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Recycling boost for SA Africa’s largest PET recycler announces R200-million expansion JOHANNESBURG – IN a boost for recycling efforts nationally, Africa’s largest PET plastic recycler has announced a R200-million expansion which will put South Africa firmly on course to meet its recycling and job creation targets for the next five years. The announcement this week...
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GIANT ELEPHANT ICE SCULPTURE TO BE UNVEILED ON WORLD ELEPHANT DAY 7 August 2018 –  A giant life-size elephant ice sculpture will appear and slowly melt this weekend at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, dramatically symbolising the disappearance of elephants due to poaching. Amarula,  in partnership with WildlifeDirect will commission the ice sculpture as part of their “Don’t Let Them...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'