Sheree Bega

Africa, Caribbean have ‘moral high ground’ on climate change – UN climate change global ambassador

Both regions boast innovative, homegrown solutions but these rarely ‘get airtime’

Three ‘gringos’ brave heat, mosquitos, illegal gold miners and pirates in the Amazon

A Wits University accounting professor has returned from his Amazon expedition he undertook to fight climate change

Police take bribes from artisanal miners, West Rand residents say

The police say that allegations of complicity by some officers in the service are common and called for people to come forward with evidence

Report: Police action, policy responses to artisanal mining ‘misguided’

The report by the Enhancing Africa’s Response to Transnational Organised Crime found that current enforcement and policy responses, which criminalise artisanal miners, “are misguided, counterproductive and ignore the poverty and socioeconomic drivers behind the phenomenon”

Poachers, climate change push South Africa’s succulents to the brink

With a 250% increase in plants confiscated from traffickers since 2019, the declines are unprecedented, says South African National Biodiversity Institute

Creecy must decide on island closures to either save penguins or retain fishing

The population of the endangered seabirds has plummeted to a record low

‘Vibrant’ cross-border trade in mopane worms from Botswana to South Africa

The statutory, customary and informal governance approaches need to be streamlined and ensure that people’s livelihoods are protected along with the sustainable harvesting of mopane worms.

Ramaphosa’s energy crisis plan far-reaching and comprehensive, says presidential climate commission

Environmental groups have also welcomed the plan but have highlighted potential flaws

Claws out over project sending Southern African cheetahs to India

Claws out over project sending Southern African cheetahs to India

United Nations defends its support of the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone

‘We all have a collective responsibility to support the people of Limpopo, protect the environment and jointly shape the MMSEZ development.’

Ramaphosa delivers plan to end loadshedding and energy insecurity

We are fixing Eskom, president says of programme to transform the electricity sector for future sustainability, including boosting private input

Plan for seven African cities in the frontline of the climate crisis

New C40 implementation programme for cities in sustainable waste management and green energy, buildings

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