Publications

The Department of Forestry, Fishereis and the Environment (DFFE), its entities and programmes produce and contribute to a variety of publications, with a view to keep the public informed and engaged on environmental issues.
 

       
Environment Quarterly editions
 
Newspaper and magazine supplements
 
Booklets and brochures
 
Posters and wall charts
 
Newspaper adverts

 

Environment Quarterly Editions

Environment Quarterly is the stakeholder publication of the DFFE. The publication aims to keep stakeholders including the public, researchers and policy makers in the environment sector up to date with the programmes, events and legislation driven by the DFFE.

       
 
 
 
 
July - August 2022: Celebrating inspiring women in Forestry and Fisheries

The month of August always brings with it numerous observances around the globe and top of our list in South Africa is Women’s Month which focuses the nation’s attention on the empowerment, equality and influence of women in different levels and spheres of society.
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April - June 2022: Act now against climate change

It is an honour to welcome you to the first edition of Environment Quarterly in the financial year 2022/23. Durban marches for a greener future: When KwaZulu-Natal was hit by devastating weather storms in April this year, concerns around climate change and its impacts
in the country grew to new levels.
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February - March 2022: A better change against climate change

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on 23 March and commemorates the coming into force on 23 March 1950 of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization
(WMO).
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January 2022: Wetlands Action for People and Nature

On 2 February, we celebrated World Wetlands Day. The theme this year, was ‘Wetlands Action for People and Nature’, drawing attention to the many ways in which wetlands are important for people and the economy.
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Newspaper and magazine supplements

Studying their way to the top

The department’s Bursary and Internship Programmes are transforming the lives of grateful graduates
» Supplement
Buidling a future of climate resilience

The recent release of the third of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth assessment reports emphasises the global urgency of acting on mitigation.
» Supplement
Environmental budget reprioritised for post Covid-19 recovery

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has been allocated R8.2 billion for the
2020/21 financial year to help in the implementation of our environmental programmes and post-lockdown economic recovery initiatives and programmes.
» Supplement 1
» Supplement 2
Barbara Creecy hands over historic fishing rights

Headlines: Barbara Creecy hands over historic fishing rights. Rooibos agreement is a victory for the Khoi Community. NBA launched to protect S A’s rich biodiversity. SA firefighters receive a hero’s welcome after combating Canadian fire.
» Supplement 1
» Supplement 2
       
 

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Newspaper Adverts


 

Multi-million waste fleet to wrestle municipal litter

Through its waste management fleet handover campaign, the Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment (DFFE) has literally taken the fight against litter to the road. 
 » Download Dailysun advertorial
 » Download Vukuzenzele advertorial
 
Carbon-free South Africa
 

South Africa is well on its way towards laying the foundation for a carbon-free society as part of a just transition. Electricity and financing of green projects are the pillars of this move.
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 » Download publication page 2
Let's talk plastic pollution solutions
 

Experts in plastic waste management kicked off the plastic conference to discuss the impact of plastic waste on the environment and the challenges in eradicating this waste. Here is their take on what the problem is, what needs to be done, and what is being done.
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South Africa increases network of Marine Protected Areas - Tiso Black Star
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Booklets and brochures 

 

       
Biodiversity economy: game meat
Game meat has been identified as one of the major role players in the wildlife economy. Not only does game meat promote opportunities for land-use planning, environmental management and agricultural planning but also supports economic growth..
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Be an ocean guardian
Ocean animals come in almost every shape and size imaginable. Some are beautiful, others are funny looking. Some are predictable, others have strange habits and weird abilities.
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 Controlling Vehicles use in the Coastal Area
Control of the use of vehicles in the coastal area regulations, promulgated under National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act no. 24 of 2008)
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Mercury pollution 
Once mercury is released into the atmosphere, mercury can travel hundreds of miles with the wind before being deposited on the earth's surface Mercury has a long – range atmospheric transport, and is persistent in the environment. Mercury has the ability to bio-accumulate in the ecosystem and up along the food chain.
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Posters and wall charts

 

       
National Arbor Month 2021
To date, the campaign has graduated to Arbor Month, which is a national campaign initiated to celebrate South Africa’s trees and to raise awareness about their importance.
» download poster 
10 things you can do about Alien Invasive Species
Did you know? An Alien Invasive Species is an organism that does not naturally grow or occur in an area. Which means it was brought in by accident on purpose.
» download poster 
Vulture is an endangered animal
Did you know? Vultures throughout the world are
the most threatened species of terrestrial birds. Most are listed as Critically Endangered and Endangered. If no action is taken, they might become extinct.
» download poster 
 
World Rhino Day 2019 poster
South Africa is the home of the Rhino. Let's keep it that way!
» download poster (landscape).
» download poster (portrait)
 
 

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