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.
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.
The Klip River brings disease but, like many other water sources, it is still not being tested.
Paulistanos are quickly learning to use water wisely as the reality of the drought hits them.
Elephants in South Africa are being trained to sniff our explosives, poachers and landmines in what is called the art of "bio-detection".
The major air polluters had until April to get their act together, but a loophole in the law means corporates can ask for more postponements.
The fact that the poachers shot calves and took a small bit of rhino horn shows just how much it is worth in the illegal international market.
The pact between Pretoria and Portugal over the hydroelectric dam helped the apartheid state extend its empire's tentacles, say researchers.
With just five left on earth, the animal's end is inevitable, and experts argue whether it's viable to give the species a resurgence in captivity.
The Ocean View fishers say they’re being forced into poverty by the government’s “flawed and corrupt” fishing permit processes.
There is a culture among wealthy people to own tiger parts in order to mount heads and decorate living rooms with rugs made from their pelts.
The fate of land vital to South Africa's water security now rests with the ministers of mining and environmental affairs.
A recent report painted a worst-case scenario of a rise of up to 5.1°C by 2090 if there are no actions taken to cut greenhouse emissions.
2014 was the hottest year on record, and new research shows humanity is exceeding safe levels of half of the systems that are needed to support life.
The vessel has looted millions of rands' worth of fish in a decade-long onslaught on the ocean.
Experts say human-driven climate change is the main reason for last year being the most scorching on record.
It is the world’s most scenic slum ... Children here are nine times more likely to die before their first birthday.
It’s a new year and we are all thinking of ways to fix ourselves. Our environmental reporter has a simple 15-step plan to help fix the world in 2015.