Environment

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...
Arctic melt threatens to unravel global climate
Arctic melt threatens to unravel global climate
The Arctic didn’t quite break its record for low ice cover this nothern summer. It came second. But temperatures on that top part of the world have...
Residents to hold 'toxic trek' against Durban landfill’s gas emissions
Residents to hold 'toxic trek' against Durban landfill’s gas emissions
Residents near the Shongweni landfill, west of Durban, say the complex emits suffocating and noxious gas. This gives them headaches, nose bleeds,...

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