The business demonstrates knowledge of the location of all protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value in the vicinity of their operations

What does this mean?

  • The business needs to be aware of all protected and high biodiversity value areas in and around the area in which it operates.
  • This then needs to be marked on a map and shown in relation to the operations of the business.

What do I do?

Consult the following websites for more information on protected and biodiversity areas in South Africa:

In the Resource Centre you will find helpful guides on the management of environmental and social issues in sensitive areas such as marine areas and deserts.

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, No 57 of 2003.