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Press Releases

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Nov 4, 2016
Category: Press Release

This week WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) played host to the 2016 international FEE Eco-Schools conference – also known as the National Operators’ Meeting (NOM) – in Johannesburg.  The three day event saw 85 delegates from over 50 countries around the world come together for an exchange of knowledge and best practices around environmental education at school level, and culminated with a traditional African gala dinner held at Moyo Zoo Lake on Wednesday evening.

Oct 25, 2016
Category: Press Release
KZN Midlands resident Malcolm Powell has been made an Honorary Member of the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), receiving this remarkable accolade during FEE’s General Assembly that took place last month in Ahmedabad, India, in recognition of his 12 years of service on the FEE Board. READ MORE...
Oct 14, 2016
Category: Press Release
WESSA is proud to be associated once again with extreme Cape Town-based swimmer Andrew Chin, who will take to the water next week and swim between 70-100 km of the Orange River as part of his campaign to heighten awareness around the state of our country’s rivers and the urgent need to restore them. READ MORE...
Oct 7, 2016
Category: Press Release
Fifty-eight Blue Flags will be proudly flown at coastal sites around South Africa over the forthcoming 2016/17 South African Blue Flag season, which opens officially on 1 November. This was announced by WESSA at the national Blue Flag launch event that was held at Marina Beach on KZN’s South Coast today. READ MORE...