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Compost Week 2022: Recipe for Regeneration

The goal of International Compost Awareness Week (1 May to 7 May) is to increase awareness about the importance of organic waste composting and its benefits. The theme for #CompostWeek 2022 is ‘Recipe for Regeneration’. What does ‘Recipe for Regeneration’ mean? The theme draws on the regenerative agriculture movement which

National Water Week 2022

21 to 27 March 2022 is National Water Week. National Water Week 2022 highlights the importance of the often disregarded but increasingly valued ground water resources. Given the expected population growth, coupled with the impacts of climate change on surface water, there is a need to optimise the water mix

Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2022

Each year since 1997, people around the globe have celebrated World Wetlands Day, on the 2nd of February, to raise public awareness of the importance and value of wetlands. This specific day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the Iranian city of

World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day is celebrated every year on May 23rd with the intention of spreading awareness to help conserve turtle populations. There are only seven species of sea turtles on Earth, and all of them except two (the Flatback turtle and Kemp’s Ridley turtle) visit South Africa. Sadly, all five