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Fiona Macleod

Fiona Macleod

Fiona Macleod is an environmental writer for the Mail & Guardian newspaper and editor of the M&G Greening the Future and Investing in the Future supplements. She is also editor of Lowveld Living magazine in Mpumalanga. An award-winning journalist, she was previously environmental editor of the M&G for 10 years and was awarded the Nick Steele award for environmental conservation. She is a former editor of Earthyear magazine, chief sub-editor and assistant editor of the M&G, editor-in-chief of HomeGrown magazines, managing editor of True Love and production editor of The Executive. She served terms on the judging panels of the SANParks Kudu Awards and The Green Trust Awards. She also worked as a freelance writer, editor and producer of several books, including Your Guide to Green Living, A Social Contract: The Way Forward and Fighting for Justice.
    Moz set to seize pirate fishing ship
    Moz set to seize pirate fishing ship
    Mozambique is set to detain a pirate ship loaded with millions of dollars of looted endangered marine species, that is believed to be headed for one...
    South African breeders buck the system
    South African breeders buck the system
    Conservationists are infuriated about a consignment of more than 200 wild animals that are due to be shipped from South Africa to national parks in...
    Kruger Park's sugar road to rhino hell
    Kruger Park's sugar road to rhino hell
    Mozambican poachers infiltrating the Kruger National Park to kill rhinos have found a "highway" through the sugar cane fields of a neighbouring...
    New wildlife commission targets rhino horn syndicates
    New wildlife commission targets rhino horn syndicates
    Criminals using Mozambique as a conduit to smuggle rhino horns to countries in Asia will come under the spotlight of the Wildlife Justice Commission,...
    From turtle butcher to saviour
    From turtle butcher to saviour
    Amid the daily rise of poaching statistics across Africa, a convicted turtle poacher turned the tables to show how protection of endangered wildlife...
    Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal
    Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal
    Botswana's minister of agriculture, Christian de Graaff, is under fire after he exported a large shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit...
    A woman of substance and beauty
    A woman of substance and beauty
    Struggle icon Adelaide Tambo is legendary for her political and social activism, but until now only those near and dear to her were aware of her...
    Illegal fishing on high seas leaves poor countries floundering
    Illegal fishing on high seas leaves poor countries floundering
    If you defined the ocean's balance sheet in financial terms, you'd have to say it is slipping ever further into the red, said Trevor...
    Saving energy matters now more than ever
    Saving energy matters now more than ever
    The world didn't change overnight, but earlier this month when scientists announced that levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere had hit 400...
    'We've hit the tipping point'
    'We've hit the tipping point'
    Awareness of environmental concerns has certainly spiked in the decade since the Mail & Guardian launched its Greening the Future...
    Poachers set sights on Kruger ivory
    Poachers set sights on Kruger ivory
    Poachers are reported to have killed at least six Kruger tuskers on the Mozambican side of the border with the flagship national park, raising...
    CSI spend more than a drop in the ocean
    CSI spend more than a drop in the ocean
    The controversial "call to action" by 33 business leaders last week rekindled debate on the role of corporate social investment (CSI) in...