South African Wetlands and Conservation

The following article results from a two day workshop organised by the Gauteng Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development attended by different levels of government in South Africa, consultants, and green scorpions (environmental law enforcement agents) and which two of us from the Korsman Conservancy in Benoni, South Africa (SA) were fortunate to be able… Continue reading South African Wetlands and Conservation


Southern Africa Drought, Dam Levels, Outlook August 2017

My 23 June blog on this topic emphasised that despite the decline in the El Niño there was little indication of a La Niña developing (except for the forecast of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California, San Diego). In its July update the International Research Institute for Climate and Society of… Continue reading Southern Africa Drought, Dam Levels, Outlook August 2017