08 October 2019 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara Creecy, will on Wednesday and Thursday, 09-10 October 2019, host stakeholder meetings with the fishing coastal communities of Hermanus and Hout Bay. Minister Creecy will use the meetings to engage with and respond to Fisheries related issues from the various coastal communities and the surrounding areas.
04 October 2019 - The Department’s SA Agulhas II will be returning from her logistical and scientific voyage from Gough Island, on Monday, 7 October 2019. Aboard the vessel will be the Gough 64 Expedition team, as well as researchers and scientists from the department and tertiary institutions who were conducting research in the ocean and on the island.
03 October 2019 - It gives me great pleasure to be here today for the launch of South Africa’s 3rd National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA) which is a comprehensive scientific reflection of the state of Biodiversity in our country. This comprehensive scientific reflection of the state of biodiversity in our country took five years to complete and involved nearly 480 South African scientists.
03 October 2019 - South Africa’s 3rd National Biodiversity Assessment represents a significant attempt to domesticate the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services launched earlier this year. The National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA), a scientific reflection of the state of the country’s biodiversity, took five years to complete and involved nearly 480 South African scientists, many of them emerging scientists
03 October 2019 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara Creecy, will host the annual stakeholder dialogue in preparation for the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the Birchwood Hotel, in Boksburg on 4 October 2019. The Minister will outline her plans and vision for the national climate change response aligned to the priorities of government and the environment sector.