Environment posters and wallcharts archives

       
     
     
World Heritage poster
Learn about: •South Africa’s 10 sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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What is recycling?​
Learn about: •What recycling means, what paper products are, recyclable waste.
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Reduce. Re-Use. Recycle. Recover
Learn about: • The 4 Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover, the types of waste, who dumps waste?.
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Caring for our environment
Learn about: • Starting a home garden, Making your own compost, Planting indigenous.
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Clean up! Pick it up!
Learn about: • Did You Know? You can help clean up your community to make money by becoming a WASTE PICKER!
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Pack a waste-free lunch
Learn about: •REUSE:DO Use permanent packaging, REDUCE: Too much packaging.
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Protect our environment
Learn about: • Measuring human impact, what's happening here?.
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Waste Picking - Make money from recycling
Learn about: •What is a waste picker? what are the challenges, how can  make a difference?.
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What is littering?
Learn about: • Littering takes place when waste is not properly disposed of, like when you throw plastic packets, wrappers and fruit peels onto the ground.
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Producing energy from plant matter
Learn about: • What is biomass energy? Make your own biogas, How "green" is biomass energy?.
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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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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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Celenrating 20 years of sound wetlands management
Working for water
Learn about: •The objective of the Working for Water programme, • Sustainable control of terrestrial and aquatic alien.
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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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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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2014 World Wetlands Celebration South African National poster
2014 World Wetlands Day celebration national poster  

Learn about:"Wetlands and Agriculture: Partners for Growth".  • Also available in isiZulu
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Chapter 4: Fair decision making & conflict management
 

Learn about: Chapter 4 of NEMA, • What the Act defines?
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Fire wise tips: qaphela, zilungiselele (isiZulu)
 

Learn about: • Isikhathi semililo siyeza - ingabe umphakathi wakho uzilungiselele yini na?

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Climate change: The future is in our hands
Learn about: • What is climate change? • How do scientists know what they know? • Climate change and you
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Natural and cultural treasures 
 

Learn about: •  Celebrating our biodiversity and traditional knowledge.
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Bioprospecting - new
ways with nature 
Learn about: • Searching for and using parts of living things to make commercial products is called bioprospecting.
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Access and benefit-sharing, fair by nature 
Learn about: • Provides an overview on the permitting process of bioprospecting and benefit-sharing
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Bioprospecting - a global perspective 
Learn about: • Provides information on the international agreements and legislationon for bioprospecting access and benefit-sharing.
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Doing it right -
permitting procedures
for bioprospecting
Learn about: • Provides an overview on the permitting and bioprospecting process .
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Bioprospecting support
- a South African
roadmap
Learn about:  • Support is available to help you get information, submit applications, negotiate contracts between users and providers and monitor compliance.
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Plant me instead - indigenous vs invasive plants 

Learn about:  •Guides in terms of flowers that can be planted and will not pose threat to our natural environment while helping one to be able to identify invasive plants.
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Invasive aquatic plants
in and outside South
Africa
Learn about: • Aquatic plants - both alien and indigenous - but excluding algae, which cause problems in aquatic systems in South Africa as well as the most dreaded water weeds not yet in the country
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Facts about wetlands
Fire wise tips: assess the risk at your home

Learn about: • Tips on how to deal with fire and avoid the risks of fire at your home.
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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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Abstract of  South African forestry facts
» download series of publications [PDF]: 2001/2002; 2004/2005; 2007/2008; 2008/2009; 2010/2011; 2011/2012; 2012/2013; 2014/2015; 2015/2016; 2016/2017.
Veldfire bulletin
• A special bulletin for anyone who is setting up or helping an fire protection association (FPA). It is available in English and Afrikaans, and has information and guidelines about a host of issues you need to know if you are starting or in an FPA.
November 2007: English.  April 2004: English
November 2003: 
» Afrikaans » English
September 2003: 
» Afrikaans; » English; » Northern SothoIsiZulu
       
Trees of the year: 2000 - 2020
• To help increase public awareness of just a few of the 2,000 indigenous tree species in South Africa, every Arbor Week celebration will highlight two specific trees; one common and one rare species. In the list below the more common tree is named first.
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Protected trees
• Tree species protected in terms of Section 12(d) of the National Forests Act No. 84 of 1998. Listed in an alphabetical order.
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Wall chart: Protected trees of South Africa
• In terms of the National Forests Act of 1998 certain tree species (types of trees) can be identified and declared as protected. Protective actions take place within the framework of the Act as well as national policy and guidelines. Trees are protected for a variety of reasons, and some species require strict protection while others require control over harvesting and utilisation.
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Champion trees of South Africa
• South Africa is blessed with a rich heritage of trees. The Champion Tree Project is aimed at identifying and protecting individual trees of national conservation importance under the National Forests Act of 1998. Trees can be nominated on the basis of their size, age, aesthetic value, cultural-historic value or importance for tourism.
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Marine recreational activity information brochure​
The pamphlet summarises the regulations that apply to recreational fishing in South Africa’s marine and estuarine environments and scuba-diving and jetski use in marine protected areas. The information provided here is not complete and may change from time to time.
• 2017/182016/17 •  2014/152013/142012/132010/11
Marine protected areas chart
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