GREF DEBATE SERIES 

(Only includes available online links to articles)

1. Dr Jo Barnes: Water, sanitation and community health 

https://www.georgeherald.com/News/Article/General/grave-threat-to-water-and-health-202005201117

https://www.thegremlin.co.za/2020/05/15/disintegration-of-water-and-sanitation-services-holds-threat-to-community-health/

cxnWed00227_05_2020 Dr Jo Barnes lowres

https://showme.co.za/george/news/the-disintegration-of-rsa-water-and-sanitation-services-holds-a-threat-to-community-health/

2. Gerhard Otto: Knysna & Bitou Fire Commemoration

PRESS RELEASE: Sunday 7 June marks three years after the 2017 Knysna and Bitou wildfire disaster

https://m.polity.org.za/article/sunday-7-june-marks-the-2017-knysna-wildfire-disaster-2020-06-02

GRDM_Gerhard Otto_Fire Commemoration

https://maroelamedia.co.za/nuus/sa-nuus/knysna-brande-munisipaliteit-beter-voorbereid-indringerplante-pla/

3. Pam Booth: Recovery of indigenous vegetation, concerns about spread of IAPs

https://showme.co.za/plett/news/recovery-of-indigenous-vegetation-following-the-2017-wildfire-disaster/

https://www.thegremlin.co.za/2020/06/07/recovery-of-indigenous-vegetation-following-the-2017-wildfire-disaster-remarkable-but-regrowth-of-invasive-alien-plants-on-a-large-scale-a-reason-for-concern/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+co%2FJdcP+%28The+Gremlin%29

GREF Debatsreeks Indringerplante en brande 2020-06-06 at 12.57.47 RSG Cobus Meiring

4. Divan Vermaak: Veld management 

https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/garden-route-environmental-forum-gref-teams-up-with-husqvarna-south-africa-to-tackle-climate-change-and-environmental-management-2020-06-22

https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Omgewing/veranderende-klimaat-raak-bestuur-van-grond-20200621

5. Cobus Meiring: GREF Debate Series 

GREF Debatsreeks_RSG_2020-06-09 Cobus Meiring

6. Hanna Kotze: Ecological grief – destruction of our environment 

Ecological grief sets in as the lockdown highlights the looming plight of greater humanity – the destruction of our environment

Written by Marti Kirstein