Environment

Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland
Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland
“We prayed. What else could we do?” Thulani Simelane says and smiles. Everyone in Swaziland seems to smile as they talk. But he then looks away...
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
New research suggest that the world has less time to meet its global warming targets than originally believed and that “emissions targets may need...
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Finding out what killed off the dinosaurs has been one of science’s greatest quests. In a geological blink of an eye, a species which had dominated...
Chernobyl - from nuclear ground zero to solar park
Chernobyl - from nuclear ground zero to solar park
Chernobyl is synonymous with the failings of nuclear technology. But the 1986 accident started out due to human error. A late-night stress test on...
​Islands pay price for electronic gadgets rush
​Islands pay price for electronic gadgets rush
Deep beneath the murky ocean, Paci breathes through a thin plastic tube as he dredges the seabed for tin, a vital component in smartphones and...
​Frogs vs angels: Prophet Bushiri's angel landing pad plan declared illegal
​Frogs vs angels: Prophet Bushiri's angel landing pad plan declared illegal
“This will be a place where the angels of God are ascending and descending,” says Martie Stander, a presenter on the religious YouTube feed ...
New temperature measurements smash global warming denial
New temperature measurements smash global warming denial
You could be forgiven for thinking that global warming has paused. It’s a narrative that has been hammered home by columnists and politicians...
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
There’s a race happening that affects all of us. It involves planes spraying chemicals across the sky and robots tinkering with oceans’...
​Save money, save the world with our DIY holiday tips
​Save money, save the world with our DIY holiday tips
Holidays are about finding essential household tasks that take you away from endless small talk with begrudgingly invited relatives. But these...
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
It’s 42°C in Skukuza, the main administrative camp at Kruger National Park. The jewel, and cash cow, of South Africa’s public conservation...
Warming soil will release billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide
Warming soil will release billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide
The headline on this story was going to be “The soil is going to kill us”. Sans exclamation mark. But that would be irresponsible reporting,...
​Geluksdal bites the Brakpan tailing dam's dust
​Geluksdal bites the Brakpan tailing dam's dust
The Moosa’s are cleaning their grey brick house in Geluksdal, east of Johannesburg. Their Gauteng family is coming over for a final get-together...

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NWU prof presents lecture for Black History Month
SENTECH enables DTT for Ngqeleni community
Imperial acquires Surgipharm