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Yolandi Groenewald

Yolandi Groenewald

    The good and bad of farming
    The good and bad of farming
    Agriculture is extremely vulnerable to climate change, but it also produces about 14% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
    Wildlife officials' link to hunting
    Wildlife officials' link to hunting
    Two senior Free State wildlife officials have come under scrutiny for their close relationship with the hunting industry. The relationship has put...
    SA policy sets the example at COP17
    SA policy sets the example at COP17
    South Africa hopes to impress the world with its new national climate response policy -- which has been in the making for years -- and is set to be...
    Carbon tax debate: It's about more than just hot air
    Carbon tax debate: It's about more than just hot air
    Treasury and business are set for a showdown on the proposed carbon tax that is expected to come into force early next year after Finance Minister...
    COP17: Deal or no deal?
    COP17: Deal or no deal?
    Two months before the United Nations's big climate indaba, COP17, the hardline stances of different economic blocs and countries are posing a...
    Zuma's rural project under fire
    Zuma's rural project under fire
    A rural development project in Nkandla, chaired by President Jacob Zuma, has drawn fire for being ill-conceived and for allegedly bullying...
    Kyoto at heart of brewing climate change storm
    Kyoto at heart of brewing climate change storm
    The Kyoto Protocol once again took centre stage at this week's round of climate negotiations in Panama, indicating that a fight is brewing ahead of...
    Vietnam to dispel rhino horn myths
    Vietnam to dispel rhino horn myths
    A meeting between Vietnamese and South African government delegations in Johannesburg this week revealed that the Vietnamese were completely...
    Crunch time for Kyoto
    Crunch time for Kyoto
    Two months before COP17, the climate change conference in Durban, the burden on South Africa to broker some kind of deal at the annual talks is...
    At the global climate change conference
    At the global climate change conference
    Is COP17's jargon and the technicalities of the various issues confusing you? Yolandi Groenewald's guide to the climate change...
    WWF takes issue with rhino horn 'consumer countries'
    WWF takes issue with rhino horn 'consumer countries'
    Despite the dramatic increase in rhino poaching in the past few years, "consumer states" such as China, Thailand and Vietnam have not prosecuted...
    Hand heritage: The telling anatomy of an ancestor
    Hand heritage: The telling anatomy of an ancestor
    He may not be much of a looker but new evidence suggests Karabo, the Australopithecus sediba fossil revealed to the world last year, may...