Thousands of new plants are being discovered every year, but the movement of agriculture and urbanisation are threatening a fifth of all species.
The Mokopane shopkeeper has laid at least 7 environmental and anti-corruption charges against the platinum mine and the state to halt the project.
African countries stand a good chance at COP21 of getting their ideas across, while there will also be a better opportunity to access climate finance.
South Africa will build an additional 6 300 megawatts of renewable energy, adding to the 5 200 megawatts already being procured.
Private projects are being rushed to bolster energy supplies, skipping checks and jeopardising lives.
Pragmatism, not idealism, will be the death of slips of paper that have real costs and close to zero value, writes Alistair Fairweather.
It's still possible to stop global temperatures rising above the critical 2°C mark, but only if people are scared enough to force governments to act.
The environment minister has cut funds to monitor climate change and contraventions, showing her tendency to collaborate with corporate power.
Greenpop's Trees for Zambia Festival of Action has kicked off, promising positive results by its volunteers. Here's how you can join in on the fun.
One person’s trash is another’s economic windfall as it is upcycled, recycled and resold.
By narrowing oversight to mineral resources, the foxes will now guard the henhouse.
The Nkangala municipality won't allow Eskom's Kriel power station to exceed its emissions cap. But this could be its only way to save power and money.
Conservationists claim water plants along the Orange River will affect the ecology and tourism
A landmark court ruling has ensured that directors can be held liable for the environmental damage done by their companies.
Rich developed countries remain reluctant to compensate poorer nations financially for devastation wrought by increasingly extreme weather phenomena.
The SB13 Southern Africa Conference provides an international forum to examine the issues that affect the built environment.
Economic and environmental challenges demand that the built industry plan for the future, and today it is doing just that.