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.
In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa.
Adelaide Tambo's daughter, Tselane, is celebrating “Ma Tambo’s” appreciation of beautiful things.
Sub-Saharan Africa loses about $1.5-billion a year to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the high seas.
Research shows that the global concentration of CO2 emissions has risen to a level not seen in two million years.
Ecofriendly products and methods are now regarded as essential, not mere indulgences.
The inability of the national park to pursue offenders across its border is costing game dearly
The Mail & Guardian will celebrate a Decade of Greening in 2013.
Call by business leaders rekindle debate.
But several major signatories are refusing to expand emissions cuts when the agreement expires, writes Fiona Macleod.
Judges say without corporate support there would be chaos among communities