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Bestuursplanne vir die beheer van indringerplante by kritiese rivierstelsels onderweg Saamgestel deur Cobus Meiring (SCLI) 11 Februarie 2019 “Klimaatsverandering het reeds sy kloue in die Suid-Kaap ingeslaan. Dit is nou nog meer as ooit tevore vir grondeienaars en grondbestuurders belangrik om drastiese stappe te neem ten einde te verseker dat riviere en opvangsgebiede skoongemaak en …

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  Article and photos by Cobus Meiring (SCLI) 14 February 2019 “Increasingly authorities and landowners alike are recognising the urgent need to reduce the presence of invasive alien plants on the landscape, the threat it presents and the benefit of an environment consisting of indigenous vegetation only,” says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners …

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  Article by Cobus Meiring  7 February 2019 “The Great Brak River estuary has over time degraded and is now under pressure as a result of too little clean fresh water reaching the mouth,” says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI). Continues Meiring, “the regular die-off of fish species in the river …

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  1 February 2019 (Please note – facts changed /new decisions taken after publication date – contact Cobus Meiring) “Drilling into a vast and ancient aquifer beneath the Outeniqua Mountains in order to access precious fresh water is an absolute last resort for the drought-stricken residents of the Klein Karoo,” says Cobus Meiring of the …

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17 January 2019 Article by Cobus Meiring “At the launch of the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF), launched in December 2018 in Mossel Bay, the event programme was packed by national and regional environmental scientists and specialists,” says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI) and the GREF Secretariat. Addressing various subjects relevant to the …

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Article by Cobus Meiring (SCLI) 16 January 2019 “The Garden Route is by no means isolated from the effects of global warming and changes in climate. If we were to maintain an acceptable standard of living in the Garden Route, we have no choice but to plan ahead, and face many tough challenges,” says Cobus …

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A launch event for the establishment of an overarching environmental body for the Southern Cape – the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) – will be held in Mossel Bay on Tuesday 11 December. The establishment of an overarching environmental body by the Garden Route District Municipality and partners, aims to coordinate regional conservation efforts, serve …

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7 December 2018 Article by Cobus Meiring  “Years of serious neglect and mismanagement by both national and local government in Gauteng and the Free State, in the way natural infrastructure, such as catchments, rivers and wetlands have been managed, now reached a point where millions of people and the entire RSA economic powerhouse is at …

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