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Nobel Prize award will increase sales of LED lamps

Three professors awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes, enabling bright and energy-saving white light sources.
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Workshops offer support to implement energy efficiency measures

The Private Sector Energy Efficiency programme (PSEE) is running a series of workshops to assist small businesses to be more energy efficient and enjoy the benefits of reducing costs while building...
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Blendwell scoops Eco-Logic Transport Award 2014

Blendwell Chemicals impress with innovative approach that reduces environmental impact on transport
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Hotel Verde wins Energy Saving Award

Africa's Greenest Hotel wins another Eco-Logic Award
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Pick n Pay champions Climate Change at Eco-Logic Awards 2014

Retail giant recognised for setting - and meeting - energy-efficiency targets
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Paarl Media Group receives PEFC accreditation

The Paarl Media Group is the first African printing organisation who received the Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification. The printing group has also received the Programme for...
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Working-for-Water creates 181,000 jobs says Molewa

At least 181,000 full time jobs have been created through the Working-for-Water Programme claims Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.
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Green Building Council honours SA's brightest green stars

South Africa's top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Star Leadership Awards 2014, held at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)...
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Winners for the 2014 Eco-Logic Awards announced

Thirteen awards presented at Glamorously Green Awards Ceremony
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Education & Awareness

MSc/PhD research on the impacts of climate change on coastal and estuarine fishes (RU)

Several postgraduate opportunities have become available to carry out MSc/PhD research on the impacts of climate change on coastal and estuarine fishes at Rhodes University (RU).
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GreenMatter Fellowship: Mapula Awards Call for Applications Open Support for PhD Study in South Africa in 2015

Applicants are invited for the GreenMatter Fellowship - Mapula Awards for Doctoral study in South Africa for the 2015 academic year.
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New online course in science communication at Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch offers Africa's first university-accredited (and 100% online) course in science communication, with a focus on science communication challenges in the developing world.
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Environmental Goods & Services (EGS) News

Energy-efficient glass furnace opens

The R1,2 billion furnace, which is the third at Nampak Glass, will increase the plantís capacity to 295 000 tons per annum and create about 140 direct jobs.
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