The United Nations has announced the decade of biodiversity running until 2020 that will focus on creating an awareness of human/ nature interaction supported by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Ahead of Earth Hour on 29 March 2014, South Africans will be contemplating their role in the environment. Earth Hour is celebrated by households switching off the lights in their homes for an hour between 20:30 and 21:30. Two South African cities – Durban and Cape Town – have been selected as finalists in the 2014 WWF Earth Hour City Challenge. This is a global competition that recognises the substantial long-term effects of cities to combat climate change.
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