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The Department of Environmental Affairs, its entities and programmes produce and contribute to a variety of publications, with a view to keep the public informed and engaged on environmental issues.
 

       
Environment Quarterly editions
 
Newspaper supplements
 
Booklets and brochures
 
Posters and wall charts
 
Newspaper adverts


 

Environment Quarterly Editions

Environment Quarterly is the stakeholder publication of the Department of Environmental Affairs. The publication aims to keep stakeholders including the public, researchers and policy makers in the environment sector up to date with the programmes, events and legislation driven by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

       
Environment Quarterly: January - March 2016 Environment Quarterly, July - September 2015
July - September 2016: Turning waste into wealth
• Minister hands over wate bins in EC • Deputy Minister donates 60 desks for Mandela Month • SANBI makes SA shine at Chelsea Flower Show • Annual Rhino Awards • Ethekwini and Mossel Bay truimph at 2016 GMC Awards 
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April - June 2016: Zero Tolerance for Illegal Wildlife Trade

 • Celebrating Environment Month, • Cabinet approves DG and COO appointments, • Operation Phakisa: Moving SA's Economy forward
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January - March 2016: Biodiversity is life

• Decline in rhino poaching figures; • SA welcomes adoption of COP21 Paris Climate deal; • Animal trade: Wild pets, wild problems; •DEA Events in pictures
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October  - December 2015: Road to COP21 #EmissionsMustFall

• President Zuma leads Anti-Poaching Awareness, • Black Mambas win top environmental award, • Focus on climate change: understanding climate change and air quality
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Newspaper supplements

Operation Phakisa: moving South Africa’s Oceans Economy forward
Learn about: •Environmental Affairs leading the first implementation of Operation Phakisa, •Operation Phakisa boosting job creation
Newspaper supplement 
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2015 Sowetan Insert: EnviroNews:  R1.1-billion Green Fund jump-starts innovation, jobs and investment 
Learn about:  •R1.1-billion Green Fund jump-starts innovation, jobs and investment • Happy Housing for Enkanini• Global partnership coaches SA officials on green jobs & skills • 189 340 trees for eThekwini
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2014 Sowetan Insert: EnviroNews: President Zuma applauds EPWP’s skills transfer
Learn about: •The phase three of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in Keiskammahoek (Eastern Cape), •Moving South Africa forward through Environmental Programmes
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2014 Sowetan Insert: EnviroNews: World Environment Day - Raise your voice not the sea level
Learn about:  •What are Small Islands Developing States? • Why should South Africa care about the challenges faced by SIDS? • Marine Protection • World Day to Combat Desertification • Annual competition of the Greenest Municipalities • Entities within the Department
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Newspaper Adverts


 

Alleviating unemployment and poverty through skills development
 
Learn about: DEA's ways of addressing unemployment through EPWP,  • Job creation initiatives, • Youth Jobs in Waste as a subprogramme under Working on Waste, • The Greenest Municipality Competition
>> download advert (The New Age, 13 July 2016)
The New Age - 27 January 2016
Learn about: South Africa welcomes adoption of the Paris Agreement 
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DEA Non-Motorised Transport Programme – Phase 2
Learn about: • Pre-Qualification for an International Open Tender for Provision of Consulting Services as (PMU) for the Implementation of the DEA Non-Motorised Transport Programme – Phase 2
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2nd Biodiversity Economy Indaba
Learn about: •Biodiversity being good for Business, •Business being good for Biodiversity, •Community guardians for rhinos
The Star
       
 

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Booklets and brochures 

 

Go Wild for Life - Go Wild for Life - Zero tolerance for the illegal wildlife trade
Learn about: • The role of UNEP, • Environment Month, • World Environment Day (WED).
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Land Degradation & Desertification
Learn about: • 2016 World Day to Combat Desertification, • Response on drought.  
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Vision 2030: Our Future Our Plan
Learn about: The importance of this year’s UNFCCC CoP21 for developing countries, • Environmental Sustainability: An equitable transition to a Low-Carbon Economy.
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Alien and Invasive Species - How much do you know?
Learn about: •What is in the Regulations?, •Four categories of invasive species, •Permits information: Category 2 invasive species
>> download publication
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Posters and wall charts

 

Facts about wetlands Celenrating 20 years of sound wetlands management
Chapter 4 - NEMA: Fair decision making and conflict management 

Learn about: • Why use chapter 4? • Who can use chapter 4? • When can a case be referred?
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A to Z of sustainable working, living & eating

Learn about: Simple steps that change our behaviour into habits that make good economic and ecological sense.
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Facts about wetlands 

Learn about:  • What is wetland? • The value of wetlands and ecosystem services • Ramsar sites in South Africa• Also available in isiZulu
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Celebrating 20 years of sound wetlands management
Learn about:• The celebration of 20 years of sound environmental management in South Africa kicked off with the commemoration of World Wetlands Day on 2 February 2014. 
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