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Southern Africa: Where elephants roam

Southern Africa: Where elephants roam A new series of maps drawn up by Emeritus Professor Rudi van Aarde of the University of Pretoria (UP) and Dr Ryan Huang of Duke University in the US details where African elephants prefer to roam in Southern Africa. The maps illustrate the favourite terrain of elephants throughout Southern Africa, […]

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SA’s Groen Sebenza project aims to build passion for biodiversity

SA’s Groen Sebenza project aims to build passion for biodiversity The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is leading the charge to alleviate the national youth unemployment crisis and swell the ranks of South Africa’s biodiversity workers while safeguarding the country’s astonishing and unique fauna and flora. Groen Sebenza is a R300-million project that creates

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WhyAfrica takes to the road

WhyAfrica takes to the road Covid-19 and subsequent restrictions to control the pandemic’s spread, have been devastating for the African continent. An unintended consequence of the calamity is that reliable, grassroots information about doing business in African countries, has been hard to come by. By Leon Louw owner and editor of WhyAfrica In June, July, and August

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Forging a future for the African wildlife economy

Forging a future for the African wildlife economy    By Michael ’t Sas-Rolfes Africa’s iconic wildlife forms a key part of the continent’s identity and is globally significant, both ecologically and economically. As the twenty-first century progresses, how is Africa’s economy likely to evolve and what role will this vital natural heritage play within it? Emerging

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ESG knowledge without ESG wisdom is like water in sand

ESG knowledge without ESG wisdom is like water in sand There are many lessons in nature and wisdom is often found where we least expect it, writes Leon Louw, owner and editor of WhyAfrica    The environmental sustainability and ESG noise on social media have become deafening. Conservation, environmental management, and community development are suddenly

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