Plants from the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve are unique.
The SANBI stand is one of the “must-see” attractions of the Chelsea Flower Show, drawing many of the over 150 000 visitors to the grounds of the Royal Hospital over the five days.
There was jubilation at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI-Kirstenbosch and Harold Porter) exhibit at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show when designers David Davidson and Ray Hudson and the team of SANBI staff and volunteers learned that they had won South Africa’s 34th gold medal in 41 years at exhibiting at the pres
Green Star-rated Electricity Services headquarters in Bellville
A delegation of Utility Services professionals from throughout the country visited Cape Town's Electricity Services Department HQ in Bellville to see first-hand the green design features.
The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Utility Services, Councillor Ernest Sonnenberg, welcomed a delegation from African Utility Week to the City’s Green Star-rated Electricity Services headquarters in Bellville.
The African Utilities Week programme is the only global meeting place,
15 Schools participate in biodiversity awareness programmes
More than 1 500 learners participate in the City of Cape Town’s biodiversity-related awareness and education programmes in May and June in celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity, 22 May 2016.
Cape Town’s biodiversity mix includes approximately 3 000 plant species in 19 different vegetation types.
Meet #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Contestant Renshia Manuel
Renshia Manuel from Berenjen’s Nursery & Green Works was the only 'green' #YouthStart Entrepreneur Contestant amongst the top 25 contestants.
The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Social Development and Early Childhood Development, Councillor Suzette Little, met the top 25 contestants in the City’s #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge.
The initiative, in partnership with the Seed Academy and Altech, is designed to kick-start the businesses of young
SAFCEI is holding a business breakfast at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, on the 23rd May to raise funds towards their nuclear campaign.
As the first of a series of Earth Keeper Briefings, SAFCEI - South Africa Faith Initiative Environmental Initiative invites you to please share this invitation widely and come join them for an informative morning with Kumi Naidoo, Kevin James and Nik Rabinowitz.
What can we do to secure a better (wetter) future?
The devastating impact of the drought on water security, food prices and rural jobs – we should know more about our water sector and what can be done differently in the future.
On Tuesday 17th May, WWF-SA in partnership with the Young Water professionals, released a new report - Water: Facts and Futures- at the biennial conference of the Water Institute for Southern Africa (WISA), – themed Water: The Ultimate
Cape Town is a participant in Earth Hour City Challenge
Cape Town was crowned Global Earth Hour Capital for 2014, after competing against 163 cities in 14 different countries.
The City of Cape Town is an active participant in the global Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC), a collaborative effort between WWF and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, which aims to highlight and reward cities that are prepared to make substantial long-term efforts to combat climate change.
The eland ‘bokkies’ have taken well to the natural vegetation of the endangered Cape Flats dune strandveld from which they have been absent for over 200 years.
The City of Cape Town partnered with the Gantouw Project, a project of the Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET), to move five eland from Wellington to the Rondevlei Section of the False Bay Nature Reserve in October 2015.