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BY: MEGAN VAN WYNGAARDT South Africa has, in three years, become the largest wind power producer on the continent, generating 1.4 GW of electricity from 600 wind turbines. On the eve of Global Wind Day, South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea) CEO Brenda Martin said the industry should be proud, not only… Full Article
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UMOYA ENERGY JOINS 2017 GLOBAL WIND DAY CELEBRATIONS Umoya Energy is joining South Africa and over 80 other countries around the globe to celebrate of Global Wind Day 2017. This worldwide event occurs annually on 15 June, and is a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to change our world,...
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Billions of bottles recycled in South Africa  Over 2 billion PET plastic bottles were recycled in South Africa last year. Plastic bottle recycled tonnage in SA has grown by over 800% since 2005. PETCO* has announced their 2016 recycling figures. These indicate that the annual PET recycling rate has grown from 52% of post-consumer bottle...
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Safari operators join forces to stop lion bone trade Singita, &Beyond, and Great Plains Conservation are among the safari companies that are urging government not to allow any trade in lion bones. Safari companies, including Singita, &Beyond, and Great Plains Conservation, have taken a stand against the recent announcement by the South African government that...
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Rhino orphans find refuge in iSimangaliso On Monday, three white rhino orphans were peacefully released into their new home within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Survivors of mothers who were poached for their horns in various other KwaZulu Natal game reserves, the male and two females are around five years old and have formed a close...
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The World Wetlands Day campaign helps reflect on the significant role played by wetlands in the ecosystem: Wetlands help reduce the impacts of flooding, act as a sponge when it rains by holding and releasing water to rivers. They also store carbon and are home to many plants and animals.  They also provide a sense...
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Stop rhino poaching with TomTom TomTom, a global leader in satellite navigation and fitness tracking technology, has joined the fight against rhino poaching with a fund-raising initiative in support of the cause. TomTom will donate a percentage of GO5000 sales to StopRhinoPoaching.com, a non-profit organisation committed to the protection and conservation of South Africa’s rhino...
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Event Greening Forum SA cities first to represent Africa on sustainable event destinations index Johannesburg, 12 January 2017 – Durban, Cape Town and Tshwane are the first African cities to be included in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index), an innovative new measure for the level of sustainability that cities can offer to the MICE events...
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Forest Enterprise Simulator launched to support emerging forestry entrepreneurs  An innovative decision-making support tool for small scale forestry entrepreneurs and larger, existing timber growers has been born out of the Forest Sector Innovation Fund (FSIF) administered by Forestry South Africa. The FSIF – one of nine sector innovation funds awarded by the Department of Science...
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With less than 400 000 African elephants left and one lost every 15 minutes of every day to ivory poaching, experts indicate that this majestic species will be extinct by 2030! To protect Africa’s heritage and further entrench their commitment to conservation, Amarula has joined forces with Kenyan-based conservation organisation WildlifeDirect, working closely with their...
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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'