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South Africa

By: World Bank
Date: March 1st 2016
Source: AllAfrica.com / World Bank

Ethekwini — The natural environment of eThekwini, the city also known as Durban, has been put under severe pressure due to rapid urbanization and climate change. These have contributed to the degradation of the City's environmental assets, such as rare and threatened ecosystems, rivers and coastal wetlands, undermining the wellbeing of people and the economic prospects of the City, according to a World Bank report released today.

Australia

By: Richard Hudson
Date: March 2nd 2016
Source: ABC Australia

Advertising mogul Harold Mitchell is fully supporting the Western Australian Government's introduction of multi-use leases for rangelands making up about 87 per cent of the state.