Fiona Macleod

Carbon dioxide ‘driving fish mad’

Researchers find that it is making them increasingly vulnerable to predators.

Offsets make light of COP17 carbon load

Conference on how to curb carbon emissions generates tonnes of the stuff.

Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts

Wildlife agencies clamping down on multimillion rand animal and by-product black market.

Rhino lovers issue ultimatum ahead of poaching hearings

Pressure on government to stem the slaughter of rhinos is mounting in the run-up to public hearings on poaching to be hosted in Parliament this month.

Footballer scores goal for anti-poaching efforts

As rhino fatalities hit an all-time high at the end of last year, Premier Soccer League star Gordon Gilbert set out to tackle the scourge.

Ten ways green can set you free

<b>Fiona Macleod</b> and <b>Laura Grant</b> explain that energy efficient needn't cost a fortune.

Diplomats win, but climate loses

Crucial issues were not resolved, leaving much committee work before Rio+20 and COP18.

Basic puts science-based plan on table

As hopes of securing the Kyoto Protocol faded at the COP17 climate talks this week, large emerging economies united on alternative solutions.

Ocean acidity is on the rise

Continued carbon emissions will put the world's seas under increasing pressure.

Protocol ‘needs new world view’

Developed nations argue that the Kyoto Protocol agreement is based on outdated notions of global economies.

Children feel the heat

Government policies inadequate according to Unicef report.

Deferred deal may save COP17

Pessimistic commentators are predicting that the earliest a new global deal on reducing carbon emissions is likely to come into force is 2020.

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