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27 September 2022
“We need to do more to protect our rivers, as rivers not only support all life, but they also attract economic development, Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development planning said at the World Rivers Day Symposium, hosted by the National ...
13 September 2022
Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning visited CapeNature’s Stony Point Reserve outside Betty’s Bay today. “September is recognised as Tourism Month, and I want to invite people to find their way to one of the fantastic CapeNature ...
2 September 2022
“Waste management is one of the core basic services a municipality must provide to its residents. Waste management is also central to our response of balancing economic development and environmental protection. As such, we are always searching for new ways to support municipalities in providing ...
19 August 2022
The Western Cape Government is committed to economic development that is in balance with ecological sustainability. To that end we are focused on improving the environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes needed for new developments. EIAs are often part of the legislative requirements for new ...
8 August 2022
Today marks the start of a new era in respect of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in South Africa. From today, 8 August 2022, only a Registered Environmental Assessment Practitioner (Registered EAP), may perform the tasks: in connection with: the Investigation, assessment and preparation of ...
15 June 2022
Global Wind Day takes place annually on 15 June to celebrate wind energy, its power and possibilities, and its meaningful contribution to change a world for which Climate Change is a threat. In association with Wind Europe and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), national associations and ...
3 June 2022
There is Only One Earth and Only One Berg Estuary to conserve. Velddrift - today the Western Cape Government and CapeNature, celebrated the launch of the Berg Estuary as a Ramsar site with the unveiling of an official Ramsar sign board located at the start of the estuary, ahead of World Environment ...
24 May 2022
Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning recently attended the official commercial operational event of the Roggeveld Wind Farm situated on the border of the Western Cape and Northern Cape near the towns of Laingsburg, Matjiesfontein ...