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Sheree Bega

Countries bear cross-border responsibility for harmful effects of climate change, rules UN child rights committee

The UN committee has been accused of ‘turning its back’ on the children who filed a groundbreaking legal complaint with it against five countries

The ANC, DA and EFF ‘oblivious’ to climate crisis — Climate Justice Charter Movement

The Climate Justice Charter Movement has critiqued the manifestos of the main parties contesting the local government elections and found them ‘shallow’

Kunming Declaration on biodiversity: A show of political will that lacks targets

More than 100 countries pledged to better protect nature at UN biodiversity talks last week

‘Fingerprints of climate change are everywhere’

There's still there hope that COP26 will deliver a powerful pact for action

Trio shares Nobel prize for groundbreaking climate science over 60 years

Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi have been announced as the joint winners

After 60 years, cheetahs return to Maputo Special Reserve

Historic conservation milestone for rewilding project in Mozambique

Election manifestos: ‘The environment will remain a loser’ under ANC, DA, EFF

Addressing climate change is largely absent in the three major parties’ election manifestos

Human rights must be at the heart of global biodiversity framework

The UN special rapporteur on human rights and environment says conservation doesn’t mean ‘pristine wilderness’, free from human inhabitants

Searching for South Africa’s ‘lost sharks’ to save them from extinction

Many may be vanishing before our eyes without anyone paying significant attention

World has lost 14% of its coral reefs to bleaching from global warming

There are also early warning signs of climate change on South Africa’s coral reefs as elevated sea temperatures drive large scale bleaching

Eskom is the world’s worst-polluting power company by SO2

Eskom alone spews more sulphur dioxide into the air than the entire combined power sector emissions of any country except for India

Plastic bottles most ‘sustainable’ water packaging option – industry

But conservation group questions the applicability of the US study to South Africa and says people should rather drink tap water

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