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Holiday program empowers youth to make more informed decisions in the future

The Hessequa Municipality, in collaboration with the Department of Social Development, Department of Arts and Culture, ACVV, and Riversdale Child Welfare, hosted a holiday program from 25 to 28 March 2024.  The target group were young people between the ages of...

Environmental Awareness: Global Recycling Day

Global Recycling Day is observed annually on 18 March and aims to highlight recycling as an important global issue that requires an integrated approach and urges people to think “resource” not “waste” when it comes to the goods around us. With the mounting pressure on...

Fish monitoring within the GCBR region

by Nelisiwe Khusi and Xiluva Mathebula (Groen Sebenza/NRF-SAIAB Freshwater Taxonomy Intern) 1.1 The importance of Fish monitoring within the Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve The GCBR has diverse freshwater ecosystems predominantly characterised by perennial headwater...
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International Flower Day 2024
Blossoming Harmony: Embracing Nature, Conservation, and Global Florals on International Flower Day 2024 with GCBR

Blossoming Harmony: Embracing Nature, Conservation, and Global Florals on International Flower Day 2024 with GCBR

On the 19th of January every year, nature enthusiasts and flower lovers from around the globe unite to celebrate the beauty and significance of flowers on International Flower Day. In the unique landscape of the Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve (GCBR) in the...

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About Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve
Celebrating International Biosphere Day: GCBR’s Role in Preserving Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Celebrating International Biosphere Day: GCBR’s Role in Preserving Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

What is International Biosphere Day? International Biosphere Day serves as a global platform to raise awareness about the significance of biosphere reserves in safeguarding our planet's biodiversity and fostering sustainable development. It highlights the critical...