A ministry is caring for Swazi Aids orphans in the abandoned mining town of Bulembu in northern Swaziland, despite health warnings.
The troubled mine has closed, leaving behind a toxic legacy that nobody is prepared to deal with as liquidators try to cover debts before restitution.
The department of environmental affairs has announced plans to relocate 'up to 500' rhino from the Kruger Park in a bid to thwart escalating poaching.
Latest research shows that eating less red meat would have a greater impact in cutting carbon emissions than giving up cars.
Over R600-billion is needed over the next decade to fix poor infrastructure and extend coverage – but less than half of this is available.
The city's landmark Top Star Drive-in site is a shadow of its former self, after the mine dump it perched atop was levelled and re-mined for gold.
As May and June were globally the hottest in recorded history, the UN's climate change body latest report says humans are driving global warming.
A new meta-study has found that the life-time greenhouse gas emissions of shale gas, extracted through fracking, are half that of coal.
With nowhere else to live, many seek refuge in the radiation wastelands in Gauteng, unaware of the deadly dangers the abandoned mining areas present.
New research shows emissions from Eskom's coal-fired power stations are responsible for half the deaths related to air pollution in the province.
Domestic fires are the worst culprits when it comes to air pollution and dirty electricity is being touted as the answer.
Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.
A mining firm will have to convince locals that it won’t damage the biodiversity of the renowned tourist site
The department of environmental affairs has said all NGO and NPO anti-poaching initiatives must register to ensure funds are being used properly.
Global warming denialists once dined out on unscientific climate change studies, but consensus is now rising.
Insurance claims and payouts are soaring as havoc wreaked by climate change in the form of violent storms, rain and hail continues to increase.
The science is in, and living in Cape Town and Durban will be impossible thanks to melting glaciers and an extra 4m rise in sea level.
A study has revealed that increasing levels of carbon dioxide could adversely affect the nutrition levels in some of our most important food crops.
Residents are ailing, while the power utility resists retrofitting power stations to decrease emissions.