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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
For 19 years, the Whale Coast Conservation (WCC) has launched environmental interventions to
For the past 30 years, the WWF Nedbank Green Trust has funded projects helping to solve some of South Africa’s greatest societal and environmental challenges.
As such, ABI is launching a revisioning process – that will ensure the ABI partnership (including our past, present and new partners) work together to create a better Overberg.
“Stadig Pieter, my brein kannie by bly nie. “This was so often the case whenever Pieter Carstens came to our house in the Napier Mountain Conservancy or when I met up with him. He talked fast! Pieter was, however, ever the
Johan Burger brings 26 years of experience in nature conservation to the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative. He is the newly-appointed ABI Theme Leader overseeing Land-use Planning. He also works for CapeNature, as the
Why should the Overberg landscape be managed collaboratively? A recent study has assessed the role the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative is playing across the Overberg as a landscape initiative.
Landowners and others with invasive alien plants on their Overberg property can make the most of this green economic opportunity. The ABI Green Economy theme is looking to
‘It’s a very exciting initiative as it takes cross-sectoral collaboration to the scale required to manage large landscapes and partnerships collectively.”
A new pilot project in the Overberg aims to use invasive alien trees – and convert them into wood pellets for heating fuel. The project is being driven by the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative, as
Experts say that the African penguin could be extinct in LESS THAN 10 years. There are only 13,300 breeding pairs of African penguins left today (some penguin species are around 65 million years old).
Located around the most southerly tip of Africa, the Overberg region is the showcase of some of the most beautiful landscapes.