Environment

Six thousand megawatts more renewable energy to be built

South Africa will build an additional 6 300 megawatts of renewable energy, adding to the 5 200 megawatts already being procured.

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Living on the edge of extinction

The bi-annual Living Planet Index, released by the World Wide Fund for Nature, found that human activity has wiped out half of Earth’s wildlife.

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Coal and eMalahleni's poisoned people

A Greenpeace investigation of Witbank, which has the world’s dirtiest air, sheds light on the impact of coal on humans. A photo essay explains.

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Welcome to SA's 'cancer valley'

Compelling evidence shows petrochemical industries have caused the exceptionally high cancer and asthma rates in the South Durban valley.

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Chimp Eden: A refuge for chimps

Chimpanzees face extinction in the next 10 years. But the Jane Goodall Chimp Eden in Nelspruit, home to 34 rescued chimps, is hoping for change.

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Armed and ready to fight poaching

Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West has gone from suffering rhino poachings every week to having none in the last three months. Here's how.

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Rhino poaching: After the killing

Three rhinos were poached during our recent visit to a rhino farm. Is trading their horns the only way to save them? WARNING: contains graphic images.