Environment

World mayors sign pact to fight climate change

More than 60 mayors have signed a declaration with Pope Francis pledging to do their part in taking action against man-made climate change.

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Rhino poaching: Going straight to the source

The Wilderness Foundation's rhino horn demand reduction campaign brought 22 Vietnamese students to experience the SA wild and workshop campaign ideas.

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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.