Publications

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.

       
     
April - June 2018: Beating plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean
• SA donates six black rhinos to Chad • DEA takes plastic pollution awareness to Durban • Government & private sector unlock R110 million
joint investment to launch game reserve
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October - December 2017: Climate Change Action Now!
• Minister Edna Molewa leads South African delegation to CoP23, • iSimangaliso – a family destination, •Working Together Towards Sustainable Development Goals, • Connecting people and nature today, • Minister Molewa launches the ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape site.
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July - September 2017: Celebrating Women in Environment
• Celebrating women in environment, • Minister Molewa celebrates Women’s Month, • Women integral to environmental sustainability, • The 6th annual Rhino Conservation Awards
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April - June 2017: Connecting People with Nature
• DEA Budget Vote 2017, • Limpopo youth pilot SA Green Schools Programme, • Circular economy: Creating economic growth while protecting the environment, Deputy Minister supports waste initiatives in KwaZulu-Natal
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January - March 2017: Environmental Rights are Human Rights
• Minister Molewa inaugurated as Chancellor of
Sefako Makgatho, • The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action
Plan, • CSIR and eThekwini Municipality explore the valorisation of biowaste
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Newspaper supplements

   
   
Green Scorpions Protecting South Africa’s future

EMI or Green Scorpions, as they are known to public, are government officials from national, provincial and local government, including parks authorities, who are responsible for compliance and enforcement activities with environmental legislation.
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June is Environment Month 
Learn about: •World Environment Day, • Word Ocen Day, and • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (WDCD)
Newspaper supplement 
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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


 

World Wetlands Day - Isolezwe
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World Wetlands Day - Cape Argus
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World Wetlands Day - Sowetan
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Operation Phakisa - Drum and You magazine
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Booklets and brochures 

 

       
Controlling vehicle use in coastal areas
Learn about: General conditions when a person is authorised to use a vehicle in the coastal area.
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Biodiversity Economy - Game Meat
Learn about: Production of game meat; Transformation of the wildlife industry, health benefits of game meat.
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20 Years of Environment Impact Assessment in South Africa
Learn about: Background to the EIAs evaluation in South Africa, What is an EIA, the need and value thereof?; EIA Time-Line over the past 20 years.
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What you should know
about South Africa’s
wetlands
Learn about: • Wetlands for a Sustainable, • Urban Future Urban wetlands as prized land, not wasteland.
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Let there still be a story to tell…
Learn about: • How you can help our wildlife to survive • International trade in animals, plants
and their products is controlled by the CITES.
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What is biodiversity? Come with us on a journey
Learn about: • Invasive alien species. • Global climate change • Habitat loss and destruction  • Alterations in ecosystems composition
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EMI - Undertaking Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
Learn about: • Why protect the environment. • What is there to protect? • Why is it important to prosecute environmental criminals?
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Air quality is life
Learn about: •What are the effects of air pollution?, • What are the sources of air pollution? • Air Quality Monitoring, National Priority Areas
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Posters and wall charts

 

       
 
 
The Wildlife Economy - There's wealth in wildlife
Learn about: • Breeding and selling animals,• Wildlife products and wildlife activities
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Bioprospecting Economy - Living treasures
Learn about: • cultivation, • Sustainable wild harvest,
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The Biodiversity Economy - building business from biodiversity
Learn about: • biodiversity economy includes the bioprospecting economy and the wildlife economy
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Working for Wetlands
Learn about: • objective of the Working for Wetlands programme, • Prevention of degradation of intact wetlands
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Working for Land
Learn about: • objective of the Working for Land programme, • to restore and rehabilitate degraded land
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Working for the Coast
Learn about: • objective of the Working for the Coast programmes, • improvement of access to and along the coast
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Working for Ecosystem
Learn about: • objective of the Working for Ecosystems programme, • Categories of Projects / Activities
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July - September 2017: Celebrating Women in Environment
• Celebrating women in environment, • Minister Molewa celebrates Women’s Month, • Women integral to environmental sustainability, • The 6th annual Rhino Conservation Awards
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