30 November 2016 - Representatives from national governments in Africa, Asia and South America as well as international organizations were back in South Africa last week for a workshop on CITES and livelihoods just one month after the World Wildlife Conference – the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17), held in Johannesburg.
29 November 2016 - The Department of Environmental Affairs will bid farewell to the SA Agulhas II as she departs for Antarctica on Wednesday, 30 November 2016, at the East Pier Quay, V&A Waterfront Cape Town. Aboard the vessel will be the Sanae 56 expedition team, DEA’s supporting team, members from the National...
28 November 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has thanked the outgoing CEO of the South African Weather Service (SAWS) Dr Linda Makuleni, for her contribution. In a media statement released on the 9th November 2016, the SAWS Board clarified that it had decided to release the CEO of her responsibilities with effect from 02 November 2016.
24 November 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa has commended the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (known as the Hawks) on the arrest at the OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday 23 November 2016 of a Chinese national for suspected dealing in rhino horn.
23 November 2016 - The Department of Environmental Affairs will host community engagement roadshow as part of the process to finalise the Strategy for Addressing Air Pollution in Dense Low-Income Communities of South Africa, in Emalahleni on Friday 25 November 2016.