Environment

Objections to construction of two coal-fired power stations dismissed
Objections to construction of two coal-fired power stations dismissed
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has dismissed objections to the country building two new coal-fired power stations. 
Carbon tax: Saving the world on the cheap
Carbon tax: Saving the world on the cheap
South Africa can cut its carbon emissions by a third and dent the progress of global warming. All it has to do is sign off on a local carbon tax....
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
Six people died in Gauteng last week as a result of the province’s flash floods. Some were trapped in cars; others were caught in rivers that had...
Minerals ministry ignores its own advice on West Coast strip mining
Minerals ministry ignores its own advice on West Coast strip mining
The department of mineral resources has ignored its own environmental unit’s warning of “unacceptable pollution” and has gone ahead and granted...
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
African countries with elephant populations are losing R343-million a year through poaching, according to new research. This is the direct cost of...
Northern Works sewage nightmare turns Jukskei black
Northern Works sewage nightmare turns Jukskei black
Gauteng’s most problematic sewage treatment plant has released millions of litres of untreated sewage into the Jukskei River.
Air pollution is now the fourth biggest killer and children are the most vulnerable
Air pollution is now the fourth biggest killer and children are the most vulnerable
About 300-million children live in parts of the world where the air quality is so poor that it is deemed to be toxic, and two billion children live...
​Toughie, the ‘loneliest frog on Earth’, croaks
​Toughie, the ‘loneliest frog on Earth’, croaks
Another day, another species wiped out. This time it’s Toughie, called the “loneliest frog on Earth” by a variety of groups all the way up to...
Paris Agreement: World takes giant step towards tackling climate change
Paris Agreement: World takes giant step towards tackling climate change
The world’s most important climate change agreement will come into force on November 4. This is after enough countries ratified the Paris...
Cites: Everyone wants to stop species being wiped out, but don't agree on the solution
Cites: Everyone wants to stop species being wiped out, but don't agree on the solution
“A thousand game rangers have died protecting rhino and elephant in Africa – six in Swaziland.” Ted Reilly slowed down after this statement,...

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