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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
Most farmers in the Overberg practice conservation agriculture. Still, some practices in the Overberg are detrimental to the environment, including the illegal ploughing of virgin land. That’s the view of Acorn Agri & Food Chief Executive Officer, André Uys.
Set within the picturesque, secluded valley of Witvoetskloof, the Grootbos Environmental Centre (GEC) was launched in January 2019. This surrounding environment which is home to
Few ABI members likely worked as hard as these members over the December/January holidays. The Overstrand Municipality Fire & Rescue Services were faced with a number of devastating wildfires. And they remain on high alert now (until at least
New tools and support allow the ABI team to track the impact of conservation partners working across the Overberg. This is being achieved through new mapping capacity. This is being achieved through new mapping capacity. Mapping is a critical
That’s why, this Valentine’s Day, they need all the love and attention we can give them. Here are only 4 of these special Overberg ‘animals’ – in a list that’s growing daily.
The Table Mountain Fund has played a vital role in protecting Fynbos across the Overberg. In fact, if you work in the Cape Floral Kingdom here, chances are you’ve at some point received support from this organisation.
Is the Overberg’s water secure? That was the theme at the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) Annual General Meeting. The meeting was held at the Agulhas National Park on Wednesday, 25 September. Despite short bouts of rain …
Meet our ABI Member of the Month: Carla Ackerman, ABI’s new Green Economy Theme Leader. Carla will be looking for ways to tackle environmental conservation, in ways that generate greater economic growth in the
The South African Government has chosen to increase the coast’s MPAs from 0,4% to 5% in order to ensure a more protected and thriving ocean. Other new MPAs include Addo Elephant National Park MPA
Established in 2003, the Grootbos Foundation had a vision of conserving the Cape Floral Kingdom and uplifting the communities therein – and has achieved this throughout the years. The Foundation creates sustainable project
Located around the most southerly tip of Africa, the Overberg region is the showcase of some of the most beautiful landscapes.
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