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List of Threatened Ecosystems finally gazetted

14 December 2011 at 12:21 am

On 9 December 2011, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs finally published the national list of ecosystems that are threatened and in need of protection under s.52(1)(a) of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (GG 34809, GN 1002, 9 December 2011). You can access the Government Gazette in several parts here. You can also read some of the correspondence to the Minister from the Centre for Environmental Rights on behalf of a number of other NGOs about the delay in the gazetting of this list here.