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R32m boost for dairy trust

A partnership of 15 years between black and white dairy farmers in Kouga has received a welcome R32m boost from the government in the form of a state-of-the-art dairy parlour

By Riaan Marais 23 hours ago

Hong Kong-based airline adopts baby rhino in support of Investec Rhino Lifeline project

Cathay Pacific has adopted an orphan baby rhino as part of its ongoing partnership with the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) project

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Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa

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#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashion

Cape Town-based ethical fashion and lifestyle brand, The Joinery, is trailblazing the local sustainable business scene

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

South Africa's housing challenge seen through the lens of its third largest city

As with all of South Africa's larger urban areas, rapid urbanisation has continued to place pressure on the eThekwini Metro

By Glen Robbins 1 day ago

Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairs

Long wait before Cape Town's train stations will provide access for people with disabilities

By Mary-Anne Gontsana 1 day ago

Predictive analytics, cognitive computing, big data used in anti-rhino poaching solution

Currently in pilot phase at the Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, MTN's Connected Wildlife Solution aims to tip the scales in favour of endangered species like rhinos and those working to save them

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FAO director-general calls for renewed commitment to zero tolerance on food loss, waste

FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls for a renewed global commitment to zero tolerance for food loss and waste

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Rhino poachers get prison time

Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested

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MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has become one of the biggest citizen-driven fundraising initiatives for rhino conservation raising more than R9.1m over the past six years

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Wind farm sparks young minds

The Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm's Foundation Phase Literacy Programme will launch several reading clubs across the Kouga municipality in an effort to help re-ignite a love for reading which is often lost with age

By Tremaine van Aardt 1 day ago

The fight against poaching must shift to empowering communities

Wildlife crimes - like rhino poaching, overfishing or the harvesting of cycads - were once considered a “green” matter. But this has changed

By Annette Hübschle 2 days ago

Sets Drapes Screens has nothing to lose but waste, making furniture from offcuts

Many sets are destroyed and thrown away as soon as an event is over

2 days ago

Food labelling pact aims to cut food waste

Many of the world's largest retailers and food companies have agreed to better labelling of products by 2020 in a bid to radically cut food waste

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Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

iLearn contributes to empowering SA's disabled workforce

Around 2.9-million South Africans are living with disabilities, yet only 1% have jobs

2 days ago

Lessons from Cuba

Instead of chasing financial reward and success in first-world countries, Dr Desmond Kegakilwe chose to come home and build his nation

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Dual Mpact for Wadeville Plant

With September heralding the onset of spring, the spotlight is firmly focused on the environment. Not only does nature begin to renew itself in September but it is also South Africa's annual clean-up and recycling month, which highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste

Issued by Mpact Plastics 2 days ago

Thari Programme provides vulnerable women and children with safe space to thrive

The Thari Programme for the support of Women and Children, is a ground-breaking initiative designed to provide safe places for vulnerable children, youths and women that are inclusive, free from violence, academically effective, gender sensitive, and promote health and well-being

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 2 days ago

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Apple's grand plan in Ireland held up by a forest

US tech giant Apple's plan to build a new €850m ($1.0bn) data centre in Ireland is being held up by conservationists seeking to preserve the forest where it is to be built.

18 Sep 2017

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