biodiversity

From Big Five to Little Five

Visitors to South Africa are always keen to see the country's celebrated Big Five - neglecting a wealth of smaller wildlife. To remedy this, some clever people came up with another must-see list, the Little Five: elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise!

Gallery: Celebrate Marine Month in South Africa

National Marine Month is celebrated from 1 to 31 October in South Africa; it's a time when protecting the country's marine resources comes to the fore. One of the reasons to take action is because the oceans feed us. Learn more about our seas by viewing our gallery.

Relocating rhino to create new breeding populations

Nineteen black rhino have been released at an undisclosed location in South Africa under WWF South Africa's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project to create a new breeding population of the critically endangered animals.

Grootbos champions South Africa’s biodiversity

Grootbos Nature Reserve is one of five African destinations on National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World list - three from South Africa and two from Tanzania. It has also been nominated for an international Tourism for Tomorrow Award for its conservation programmes.

SANParks open new chalets at Agulhas

The seven chalets at the Agulhas National Park are part of the South African government's R2,4-billion investment in national parks. At the southernmost tip of Africa, the park is in a unique landscape of pristine coastline and endangered lowland fynbos.

Brics countries should embrace innovation: Minister Radebe

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has told delegates at the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS & Beyond Conference in London that they should embrace innovation in order to meet targeted economic growth.

Brics countries should embrace innovation: Minister Radebe

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has told delegates at the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS & Beyond Conference in London that they should embrace innovation in order to meet targeted economic growth.

Working for Water creates 180 000 jobs

South Africa's Working for Water programme, the largest public-funded project to eradicate invasive alien plants and improve water resources in the world, has created over 180 000 full-time jobs over the past two decades.

Working for Water creates 180 000 jobs

South Africa's Working for Water programme, the largest public-funded project to eradicate invasive alien plants and improve water resources in the world, has created over 180 000 full-time jobs over the past two decades.

SA, Moz step up fight against rhino poaching

South Africa and Mozambique met in Pretoria on Wednesday to formulate a draft implementation plan following last month's memorandum of understanding on combating rhino poaching and other wildlife crime.