World Environment Day 2022

The first global environmental summit held in Stockholm in 1972 led to the establishment of World Environment Day. The inaugural event, which celebrates the planet and promotes sustainable development, was first held on 5 June 1973. Fifty years on, the planet faces the challenges of climate change, loss of biodiversity, and environmental pollution. This year's theme, Only One Earth, not only [...]

Storm Water Net And Stencils In Hawston On World Environmental Day 5 June2021

The Overstrand Municipality is working in partnership with Marine Dynamics and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust to minimise waste from reaching the ocean through implementing storm drain catchment nets. Inspired by a project in Australia, Wilfred Chivell of Marine Dynamics Tours and founder of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, realised the need for a net system over the storm water drain [...]