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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
    The vessel has looted millions of rands' worth of fish in a decade-long onslaught on the ocean.
    South African breeders buck the system
    South African breeders buck the system
    The sale of wildlife to Angolan parks has sparked a row over the spread of species to areas in which they do not occur naturally.
    Kruger Park's sugar road to rhino hell
    Kruger Park's sugar road to rhino hell
    Poachers are using corporate canelands as an open "highway" from Mozambique into the Kruger National Park.
    New wildlife commission targets rhino horn syndicates
    New wildlife commission targets rhino horn syndicates
    A new international justice commission based in The Hague is to deal with criminals who smuggle rhino horns through Mozambique.
    From turtle butcher to saviour
    From turtle butcher to saviour
    Sudley Adams Memorial Award - Winner: The Makotikoti Art Project
    Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal
    Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal
    In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa.
    A woman of substance and beauty
    A woman of substance and beauty
    Adelaide Tambo's daughter, Tselane, is celebrating “Ma Tambo’s” appreciation of beautiful things.
    Illegal fishing on high seas leaves poor countries floundering
    Illegal fishing on high seas leaves poor countries floundering
    Sub-Saharan Africa loses about $1.5-billion a year to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the high seas.
    Saving energy matters now more than ever
    Saving energy matters now more than ever
    Research shows that the global concentration of CO2 emissions has risen to a level not seen in two million years.
    'We've hit the tipping point'
    'We've hit the tipping point'
    Ecofriendly products and methods are now regarded as essential, not mere indulgences.
    Poachers set sights on Kruger ivory
    Poachers set sights on Kruger ivory
    The inability of the national park to pursue offenders across its border is costing game dearly