International Bar Association warns current laws cannot sufficiently protect the human rights of people affected by climate change
A new ‘International Court on the Environment’ should be created to ensure the human rights of people affected by climate change are protected, lawyers have said today. A new report from the International Bar Association (IBA) highlights that climate change disproportionately affects those who have contributed the least to the problem [...]
To observe International World Rhino Day 2014, The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) in partnership with A ROCHA South Africa and Responsible Tourism Foundation made a stand against Rhino Poaching by hosting a speech competition for learners and a church leaders’ seminar in the Bushbuckridge area in the Mpumalanga Province.
04 September 2014 – Shares in oil giant plunge six percent as reports suggest ruling could leave it open to $18bn in fines By James Murray www.businessgreen.com
The long-running legal battle over the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill of 2010 took a dramatic twist today, as a federal judge ruled the [...]
This Spring the EWT is going green with its grow a tree campaign.
An African proverb states
“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago
The second best time is now”
Trees provide food, shade and shelter for humans and wildlife.
This spring save the environment by helping the EWT grow a [...]
The 2014 Environmental Calendar marks 8th September as International Literacy Day. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has earmarked this day to promote conservation and environmental literacy at primary schools. The EWT is collecting conservation related books and posters which will be donated to select under privileged primary school libraries. As Conservation Literacy [...]
By Heather Dugmore
‘I feel very positive about the strides forward we are seeing in policy and willingness to conserve South Africa’s oceans, as a result of initiatives like the SeaChange Project,’ says Dr Kerry Sink, Marine Programme Manager at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI). Sink led the two-year [...]