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Updated July 10, 2020
Following an announcement by South Africa National Parks (SANParks) today, nature-lovers will once again be able to visit Cape of Good Hope for self-drive excursions during the day as of Wednesday, July 8. During the lockdown, SANParks CEO, Fundisile Mketeni says the time was used to prepare for welcoming guests once the go ahead was given....
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July 09, 2020
This year marks the launch of the fifth edition of the City’s Smart Living Handbook which comes with additional themes including water, waste, energy, environment and transport and heritage. The Smart Living Handbook was first launched on 1 November 2007, later updated in 2011. The handbook was developed to make sustainable and resilient living a reality...
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Updated July 03, 2020
The Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation is offering Ocean Fun-atics, a brand-new offering for young fans in Grades 1 to 3. Ocean Fun-atics is a series of live sessions that are filled with fun facts about marine animals. Marine Biobasics course is for anyone fro 16 years and older. Each day will feature a different topic,...
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July 03, 2020
Based at the City of Cape Town’s Helderberg Nature Reserve, a Volunteer Wildfire Services Team is assisting with the maintenance of trails in need of trimming after the reserve was closed in compliance with the National Lockdown regulations. There has been no staff on site, thus, no foot traffic for a long time and many of the trails...
Hippo successfully relocated to Mosselbaai
Updated July 02, 2020
 The City of Cape Town’s Biodiversity Management branch recently successfully relocated a hippopotamus from the City’s False Bay Nature Reserve to a guest farm in Mossel Bay. The hippo was met with a pleasant surprise upon arriving at her new home.
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June 30, 2020
FREE Two Oceans Aquarium Webinars are scheduled for every Thursday in Plastic Free July, from 11h00 to 12h00. Here follows the information and invitation to participate in this series. Coming to a screen near you this Plastic Free July, the Two Oceans Aquarium and the Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation proudly present a series of free...
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June 26, 2020
Cape Town households are encouraged to take part in the Green Maker Mania and Watt’s in the Pot? events, which form part of the Cape Town Future Virtual Energy Festival that showcases innovative and cost-effective household solutions for energy use and a more sustainable way of living. The Virtual Energy Festival comprises a series of...
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June 24, 2020
The Big Issue #286 20 June – 19 July 2020 is available from your favourite vendor across the city. And here are some of the issues covered in The Big Issue #286.
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June 23, 2020
Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation isiXhosa Course Learn everyday siXhosa at the isiXhosa Course offered by Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation in the comfort of your own home. "South Africa has been famously referred to as the rainbow nation because it is made up of so many diverse cultures and religions....
Litterboom
Updated June 19, 2020
The model of collaboration between the Litterboom Project, the Pristine Earth Collective, and Vukuzenzele Recycling is showing great potential for improving the health of the city’s rivers. In the context of developing countries such as South Africa, restoring and maintaining healthy urban waterways is especially challenging. Removing litter once it has entered these waterways is very...
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