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Press Releases

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Nov 30, 2016
Category: Press Release
WESSA is excited to announce that it is introducing the international Green Key eco-label in South Africa and is inviting the local tourism industry to join them in piloting the programme in the Western Cape! READ MORE...
Nov 15, 2016
Category: Press Release
This summer the newly launched Tourism Blue Flag project will see the deployment of 200 beach stewards at Blue Flag sites around the country, with the aim of improving the experience of both local visitors and domestic and international tourists at our beaches. READ MORE...
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...