Environmental Management

What is Environmental Management:

Environmental management is “a purposeful activity with the goal to maintain and improve the state of an environmental resource affected by human activities.

Definition of Environmental Management:

Environmental Management can be defined as “the management of the interaction and impact of human activities on the natural environment”.

Environmental management further aims to ensure that ecosystem services and biodiversity are protected and maintained for equitable use by future human generations, and also, maintain ecosystem integrity as an end in itself by taking into consideration ethical, economic, and scientific (ecological) variables. Environmental management tries to identify the factors that have a stake in the conflicts that may rise between meeting the needs but protecting the environment.

  •  Identification: Via complaints/concerns from the community we identify a certain environmental problem
  • Evaluation: Inspections with relevant Government Departments (Provincial and National) we determine the extent of the problem
  • Control: The problem is brought to the attention of the transgressor/polluter and the person/company who is informed to stop the illegal activity and address the problem or concerns which include the rehabilitation of the area(s).

Related Environmental Documents