A meaningful agreement at this year's UN climate talks in Paris is unlikely, despite evidence of climate change and the fact that there is no plan B.
A team of researchers has R12.5-million and two years to consider the effect of fracking for shale gas on the Karoo.
The US government is under fire for allowing the oil company to continue exploring the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean.
Landowners and conservationists are seeking safe havens as far afield as the US for animals at risk from a poaching epidemic.
An increase in the level of ice around the frozen continent is making it difficult to get fuel and supplies to research stations.
Despite more resources provided to curb the soaring number of rhino poaching, South Africa has seen an increase this year compared to last year.
A proposed Gauteng coal mine is threatening 20 000 hectares of food-rich land and vital water sources.
Scientists warned on Earth Day that we need to leave most of our remaining fossil fuel reserves in the ground to prevent climate change disaster.
An outbreak of foulbrood disease has killed 40% of the Western Cape's bee population this year, threatening SA's R20-billion agriculture industry.
South Africa will build an additional 6 300 megawatts of renewable energy, adding to the 5 200 megawatts already being procured.
An energy storage plant in Ireland could solve the problem of storing large amounts of solar and wind-generated energy for later use.
Private projects are being rushed to bolster energy supplies, skipping checks and jeopardising lives.
South Africa’s lion hunting industry has little to do with conservation and everything to do with profit but it seems only foreign governments care.
Limpopo farmers are feeling powerless as the minerals department greedily consumes agricultural land and with it, the water supply.
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi en route to Muscat at the start of a five-month journey organised to focus attention on sustainable energy.
Scorching heat has put the town on the map as a provider of concentrated solar power, but a pricing error may dampen its potential.
Paulistanos are quickly learning to use water wisely as the reality of the drought hits them.
The Klip River brings disease but, like many other water sources, it is still not being tested.
Elephants in South Africa are being trained to sniff our explosives, poachers and landmines in what is called the art of "bio-detection".