Forestry and conservation – an unlikely partnership

August 31, 2008 - No Comments

Environmentalists and commercial foresters in South Africa frequently find themselves in different camps, pointing fingers at each other from opposite sides of the fence. So the pioneering partnership between the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and SiyaQhubeka Forests, is understandably confusing.

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Biomass energy generation

June 30, 2008 - No Comments

With the seemingly ever-rising costs of electricity, coal and diesel it makes sense to look more closely at the use of forest biomass to provide for some of our energy needs.

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Forestry’s power couple making a difference

10 April, 2017 IMG_6312

Muedanyi and Nontethelelo ‘Nonthe’ Ramantswana, who met at NMMU’s…

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It’s now illegal to export logs from Mozambique

10 April, 2017

The Mozambican parliament has unanimously passed a bill that…

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Toyota Setsuna – the car crafted in wood

31 March, 2017 SETSUNA_003

Toyota is defying the notion that modern cars have…

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The Lizard: a multi-purpose utility loader

31 March, 2017 the-lizarrd

The Lizard is South Africa’s all new multi-purpose utility…

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Forestry minimum wages on the rise

13 March, 2017 IMG_6763

An Agreement on the Introduction of a National Minimum…

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