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Plastic alternatives just good PR or a real solution?
Plastic alternatives just good PR or a real solution?
On July 3, citizens throughout the world celebrated Plastic Bag Free Day, which came hot on the heels of Environment Day and World Oceans Day. On...
Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. ...
Environmental activism is not a whites-only issue
Environmental activism is not a whites-only issue
During a conference last year, I enthusiastically attended all the sessions, from good governance to peace and reconciliation, and human rights....
​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
The City of Tshwane uses the word “noxious” to describe abattoirs. They are a necessary evil governed by strict bylaws. Yet, in the southwestern corner of the municipality, the provincial agriculture and rural development department has given an abattoir building permission despite...
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Spekboom was meant to be the ultimate symbol of sustainable development, a plant...
Mines left to pollute the soil
Mines left to pollute the soil
For more than six years, no large coal mine has been granted closure, meaning the mines cannot be rehabilitated and lie abandoned, leaving a legacy...
​Wealth is a threat to environment
​Wealth is a threat to environment
WEALTHTo be rich is a thing that many people in our society spend their whole lives striving for. Not having to worry about money and...
Owls and frogs vs shops and offices
Owls and frogs vs shops and offices
Tourism brochures talk about Kyalami, north of Johannesburg, as a “surprising green area” in an otherwise busy mega­city. With little...
​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 ...
Delta Environmental Centre is training tomorrow's environmental educators
Delta Environmental Centre is training tomorrow's environmental educators
Delta Environmental Centre — Youth Environmental Service Project
Toxic emissions from ships kill thousands of people each year
Toxic emissions from ships kill thousands of people each year
Shipping vessels are built to burn the cheapest types of fuel – normally a mix of leftover diesel. It cuts the cost of sending things across the...

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