02 May 2012 17:26 - Richard Davies There is "merit" in carrying out some fracking for shale gas in the Karoo, environmental affairs director-general Nosipho Ngcaba says.
13 Feb 2012 10:17 - Fiona Macleod Conference on how to curb carbon emissions generates tonnes of the stuff.
29 Jul 2011 00:00 - Staff Reporter Four months before South Africa hosts COP17, concerns are mounting that the country is lagging behind in its preparations.
18 Apr 2011 12:36 - Staff Reporter Wine tourism was one of the fastest growing and most lucrative sectors of the global tourism market, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on
17 Dec 2010 00:00 - Staff Reporter Joanne Yawitch questions Richard Calland's thoughts on SA's preparations for hosting COP17.
24 Jul 2009 16:15 - Staff Reporter South Africa's environment department says all rhinos and rhino horns in the country must now be microchipped to deter poachers.
25 Sep 2008 06:00 - Fiona Macleod While activists try to ban gin traps, the government says there are 'humane' ways to use them.
05 Sep 2008 14:19 - Michelle Nel The appointment of a new DG of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism last month coincided with Cabinet's approval of the NFSD.
05 Sep 2008 13:54 - Staff Reporter Connie Nel and Lee Cahill explain the history and uses of a week that celebrates a life-giving natural object.
15 Sep 2008 06:00 - Kevin Davie Cabinet is backing a radical new tax policy to combat climate change, writes Kevin Davie.
20 Sep 2007 16:01 - Staff Reporter The Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism's new dedicated research vessel, the Ellen Khuzwayo, was launched by Environment Affairs Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk in Cape Town on Thursday. The ship will be used mainly for inshore research, including work on crayfish, linefish, seabirds, marine mammals and sharks.