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Biodiversity and Wine Initiative

www.wwf.org.za/what_we_do/outstanding_places
   /fynbos/biodiversity___wine_initiative
Partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector. The goals are to minimise the further loss of threatened natural habitat, and to contribute to sustainable wine production through the adoption of biodiversity guidelines by the South African wine industry. Brand differentiation based on a proactive stance on biodiversity is a feature of the initiative.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity

Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism - South Africa

www.environment.gov.za
Environment and tourism department, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Republic of South Africa. This department consists of 5 branches : Environmental Quality and Protection, Marine and Coastal Management, Tourism, Biodiversity & Conservation, Chief Operating Officer, International Co-Operation and Resources, Corporate Affairs.
Subject(s): Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Biodiversity for Development; Convention on Biological Diversity; Invasive Alien Species; National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAP); Strategic Plan / Biodiversity Targets; Tourism and Biodiversity; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

Dyer Island Conservation Trust

www.dict.org.za
The Dyer Island Conservation Trust has been established for the conservation, rehabilitation and protection of the natural environment, including flora, fauna or the biosphere, the care of the wild animals, the promotion of, and the conducting of educational and training programs relating to environmental awareness, greening and clean-up projects, and conservation research. Responsible for the African penguin nesting project, the Trust is also involved with research of the great white shark, the whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds of the Gansbaai area (Western Cape), while also investing in a craft project and other community initiatives.

Integrated Production of Wine

www.ipw.co.za
An industry-wide, audited, technical system of sustainable wine production. The guidance covers all cultivation aspects such as correct selection of cultivars, vineyard layout, irrigation, Integrated Pest Management, pruning, etc. It contains a specific chapter on biodiversity.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity

Moving Sushi

movingsushi.com
Moving Sushi is a platform for addressing major issues surrounding the status of marine resources. The Moving Sushi team, of talented young scientists, entrepreneurs, photographers, film-makers and social media specialists, aims to contribute to the global understanding and awareness of our marine resources and to the sustainable use thereof, through promoting networking and collaborative efforts relating to marine conservation, and improving public awareness by gathering and making available scientific information, and by disseminating information openly to relevant management, societal and research bodies. Through a series of cross-boundary marine-based scientific expeditions, Moving Sushi aims to bring together science, novel technologies, society and multiple media platforms, to gather scientific data, develop and improve techniques for surveying biological communities and disseminate high quality data.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

National Business Initiative

www.nbi.org.za
The National Business Initiative (NBI) is a voluntary group of leading national and multi-national companies, working together towards sustainable growth and development in South Africa through partnerships, practical programmes and policy engagement. Since its establishment in 1995, the NBI has been an advocate for the collective role of business in support of a stable democracy, growing economy and healthy natural environment. As one of close to 60 global regional partners to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the NBI provides a platform for business leadership and a vision of how companies can contribute to shaping and achieving a sustainable society.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity

South Africa's Biodiversity Monitoring Programme - South Africa

www.bipnational.net/IndicatorInitiatives
   /SouthAfricasBiodiversityMonitoringProgramme
The goal of South Africa's Biodiversity Monitoring Programme is to design, calculate and distribute statistics on South Africa’s biodiversity. This information will be reported to the Minister of Environmental Affairs, and can be used by people in the biodiversity sector and the general public to better understand trends in our biodiversity.
Subject(s): Identification, Monitoring and Indicators
 

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