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Wetland Rehabilitation Guidelines

Updated on March 25, 2019

Designed as a user-friendly resource for specialists, mining houses and regulators, the guide builds on existing information to provide a consolidated approach towards wetland rehabilitation within the specific constraints and opportunities presented by mining landscapes. The application of this guideline will enable rehabilitation to leave a meaningful and lasting legacy that will, to some extent,  … Read more

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Biodiversity Planning Forum 2018

Updated on February 1, 2019

Participants of the 2018 Biodiversity Planning Forum SANBI hosted the 15th annual Biodiversity Planning Forum at Cape St Francis Resort, Eastern Cape from the 19 – 22 June 2018. There was a key focus on the National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA) 2018. This was introduced by a panel discussion highlighting the achievements on the journey to  … Read more

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Technical Guidelines for CBA Maps

Updated on January 30, 2019

This document provides guidelines for biodiversity planning practitioners in South Africa on how to develop and present a map of Critical Biodiversity Areas (CBAs) and Ecological Support Areas (ESAs), or “CBA Map”, based on a systematic biodiversity plan. These guidelines set out the rationale for CBA Maps, and provide minimum technical requirements as well as  … Read more

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