Dim the lights, break out the popcorn and coffee and make sure you’ve settled into your favourite chair in front of the television by 4pm on Sunday, 8 July 2018. That’s when The Wild Ones – De Hoop Place of Hope, is scheduled to air on M-Net channel 101. Viewers can look forward to a […]
Enjoy 40% off winter accommodation at CapeNature. As we hit the halfway point of 2018, CapeNature invites you to explore the unparalleled beauty of nature, with 40% off accommodation – valid from 2 May to 31 August 2018! CapeNature reserves offer fully equipped self-catering accommodation, and magical hideaways like Gamkaberg provide a truly magnificent scene […]
The post SAWS South African Weather Service PAIA Manual Information & Request Forms appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
A public document which was rather difficult for us to locate. This PAIA manual certainly was NOT found anywhere on the South African Weather Services own web site which is required by law for any office of government. For anyone wishing to request information...
CapeNature manages conservation efforts on Dyer Island, where the manual counting of birds is an essential process which provides the baseline data that enables CapeNature to map the population fluctuations of all the bird species on the island. This is especially significant during breeding season as managing authorities are able to track the number of […]
The post World Environment Day with Miss Earth and Tsogo Sun appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
As the world observes World Environment Day celebrations, with India playing the host country for 2018, the Miss Earth South Africa Leadership programme alongside strategic partners such as Tsogo Sun are recommitting their focus and work on the importance of their campaign...
World Environment Day World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for public outreach, celebrated by millions of people in well over 100 […]
Enjoy 40% off winter accommodation at CapeNature. Winter is here! While the rest of the world is hibernating at home, CapeNature invites you to explore the unparalleled beauty of nature, with 40% off accommodation – valid from 2 May to 31 August 2018! CapeNature reserves offer fully equipped self-catering accommodation, and hidden gems like Grootvadersbosch, […]
The post Relentless Gold Mining Companies chasing Magaliesburg lands again appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
It’s now been some 12 years since mining companies first started lodging prospecting and mining applications on privately owned farms all around the town of Magaliesburg which borders the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (COHWHS). Once again the very same...
Reducing household energy use will not just save money It will also help reduce the demand for non-renewable energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas. Here are some quick energy conservation methods from solarrun that we should consider Refrigerators: Refrigerators account for about…
We celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2018 which is a pretty big deal since biodiversity is at the very heart of our survival on this planet. It provides us with clean air, food, economic opportunities, medicine, soil for agriculture and recreational enjoyment. It is the biological and social capital that supports […]
The new host of Good Hope’s FM breakfast show, Dan Corder sat down with CapeNature’s Conservation Manager Rika du Plessis at Algeria in Cederberg recently to unpack the significant history of the endemic Clanwilliam cedar tree (Widdringtonia cedarbergensis). [vimeo https://vimeo.com/44633289] [vimeo 271226458 w=632&h=324] https://vimeo.com/271226458 w=632&h=324 du Plessis explains more...
The 22 May marks the International Day for Biological Biodiversity 2018, but why is it such a big deal? Well, simply put, biodiversity refers to the variety of life all around us. And that includes all life, from tiny plant life to the biggest animals. And the reason it’s so important is that it plays […]
This Father’s Day, stand a chance to win the ultimate father and child experience, courtesy of CapeNature’s Camping with Dad and Me event at Limietberg (Tweede Tol) from 16 to 17 June 2018. Fifteen lucky father/child pairings will be hosted by popular personality Carl Wastie for a fun-filled Father’s Day experience. To create the type of […]
The post More mining applications posing a danger to Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
More mining applications posing a danger to Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve Mining is damaging the sustainability of the Magaliesberg Biosphere and undermining the commitment that SA Government departments made to UNESCO to protect this unique region and promote...
The post Crocodile River Reserve & Threats by Mining & Development Applications appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
Crocodile River Reserve & Threats by Mining & Development Applications The Crocodile River Reserve reached a momentous milestone in November 2017 – the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) gave the official approval to proceed with...
The post Mining threat to 3 billion years of evolution in SA appeared first on Environment News South Africa.
Mining threat to 3 billion years of evolution in SA Source: NEWS / 12 MAY 2018, 10:30AM / SHEREE BEGA When conservationist Vincent Carruthers trekked through one of his favourite places on Earth with a colleague recently, he was stunned by the drone footage that emerged. It revealed...
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About the Event CapeNature, in association with Outdoor Warehouse, invites you to spend an evening in the company of award-winning photographer, Scott Ramsay, as he relates some of the memorable anecdotes and memories from his time exploring national parks and wilderness areas the length and breadth of the African continent. The event provides a platform for well-travelled […]
Fancy a road trip with the kids this school holidays? We’ve got just the place for you! #RoadtripwithCapeNature
Congrats! You’ve made it halfway through 2018, which means it’s time for a well-deserved break. So why not grab the jackets and hit the road with the whole family, to one or more of CapeNature’s spectacular reserves? Explore the Winelands Pick up a map at the entrance or the reception office at Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, […]
Winter is here! Rather than hibernating at home, CapeNature invites you to experience the unparalleled beauty of nature with 40% off accommodation – valid from 2 May to 31 August 2018! CapeNature has a range of accommodation types catering for all tastes including lovingly restored historical houses, eco-friendly lodges, charming old-style cottages with luxurious contemporary […]
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