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Collaborative efforts at CITES CoP17 in South Africa

The 183 Parties were discussing 120 documents and 62 proposals at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade...

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Molewa hails 'precedent setting' COP 17

Molewa hails ‘precedent setting’ COP 17

The outcome of the Durban climate summit is a historic achievement that will go a long way towards furthering the global climate agenda, says the head of the South Africa's COP 17 delegation, Edna Molewa.
COP 17 'can still save Kyoto Protocol'

COP 17 ‘a coup for Africa’ – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the South African delegation for their "outstanding achievement" at the UN climate summit (COP 17) in Durban, describing the outcome of the talks as "a coup for Africa".
Durban delivers climate breakthrough

Durban delivers climate breakthrough

It went far into overtime, but the UN climate summit hosted and steered by South Africa finally delivered the deal the world has been waiting for - a clear pathway to a legally binding instrument that will compel all countries, including the biggest polluters, to take action to slow the pace of global warming.
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Chinese, SA firms help ‘green’ COP 17

A Chinese investment company is to buy carbon credits from a Johannesburg brick factory registered under the Kyoto Protocol's emissions trading scheme to offset the travel of over 750 UN-sponsored delegates to COP 17 in Durban.
Race on for climate deal at COP 17

Race on for climate deal at COP 17

With less than 24 hours to go before the end of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 17) in Durban, negotiators are working around the clock to reach a deal that will signal some real progress in the planet's response to climate change.
Green economy 'must also create jobs'

European boost for SA renewables

South Africa has formed a partnership with four European countries and the European Investment Bank to source funding and expertise to support the country's ambitious plans for the scale-up of renewable energy.
Act now

Act now, Ban urges climate delegates

As the pressure mounted at the UN climate summit in Durban on Tuesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon warned that the world was in danger, and that countries needed to take decisive steps towards signing a new deal on cutting carbon emissions.

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