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Grootbos champions South Africa's biodiversity

Grootbos champions South Africa’s biodiversity

Grootbos Nature Reserve is one of five African destinations on National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World list - three from South Africa and two from Tanzania. It has also been nominated for an international Tourism for Tomorrow Award for its conservation programmes.

Conserving a vanishing way of life on safari

With a focus on green initiatives and sustainability, Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes its role seriously. It pays homage to the story of the famous hound and its master, whose love of the bushveld is the stuff of legends. But it also has a very modern sensibility to keep the environment as pristine and wild as possible.

Villagers benefit from well-heeled visitors

In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.

Bushmans Kloof puts community first

The role the community has played in the success of the award-winning Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve has been highlighted at the reopening of the reserve's family village, which provides staff members and their families with housing and more.

SANParks teaches conservation

Various initiatives by South African National Parks have education of the youth in mind regarding conservation and the environment. Aligned to this is its corporate social investment thrust.
Vultures need our help

Endangered fynbos gets protection

A short drive from Cape Town's city bowl is the new Bothasig Nature Conservation Area, set up to protect the critically endangered Cape Flats plain fynbos.
Floral wealth in caring hands

South Africa eyes cleaner fuels by 2013

Food, fuel drive consumer inflation

Consumer inflation breached the South African Reserve Bank's target range of 6% in November, driven by higher food and energy prices.

First World Forestry Congress for South Africa

For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress will come to Africa. The congress’s next gathering, held under the auspices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, will take place in Durban in 2015.
Ghana's world first in legal timber

New national park for the Karoo

New national park for the Karoo

South Africa is set to proclaim its 22nd national park in the area surrounding Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape. The park has been made possible by the World Wide Fund for Nature SA, which donated the 14 500ha Karoo Nature Reserve - worth an estimated R23-million - to form the centrepiece of the project.
Helping people and nature coexist

Helping people and nature coexist

The Kruger to Canyons Biosphere, South Africa's fourth internationally recognised Man and Biosphere Reserve, aims both to conserve nature and wildlife and to improve the lives of 1.5-million people living near conservation areas in the region stretching from the Blyde River Canyon to the Kruger National Park.

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