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Updated on May 10, 2019

The African Biodiversity Challenge shines a light for sustainable development News item 10 May 2019   Ghana has been awarded the gold prize in the inaugural African Biodiversity Challenge (ABC), followed by Malawi with silver and both Rwanda and Namibia claiming bronze prizes. The ABC was a competition between teams from each of the four  … Read more

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High risk wetlands atlas for Mpumalanga

Updated on April 2, 2019

The atlas brings together the relevant biodiversity data in a format that enables both mining companies and regulators to be better informed during their planning and decision-making processes. The atlas identifies key wetland landscapes in the study area that are particularly important or irreplaceable in terms of biodiversity, water resource management and other ecosystem services.  … Read more

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A case study on the impact of rehabilitation measures on wetlands impacted by acid mine drainage

Updated on April 2, 2019

The Working for Wetlands funded the rehabilitation of the degraded Zaalklapspruit wetland, which receives mining-derived pollutants, while the project team determined if the wetland’s improved hydrological functioning enhanced its ability to reduce the levels of these pollutants. The results showed a significant reduction in most pollutants following rehabilitation and a substantial return on the initial  … Read more

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