Sheree Bega

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

Civil society groups to President Cyril Ramaphosa: Act immediately on energy crisis

They have asked Ramaphosa to instruct minister Mantashe to issue determination on additional renewable energy ‘without delay’

Environment minister proposes new fracking rules for South Africa

But the government can’t move on its fracking ambitions until it meets the court order requiring that there will be no environmental damage

Giant transport project to shift 2 600 animals across Zimbabwe

Project Rewild Zambezi is one of the largest translocations of wildlife in Africa’s history

River Club property developers continue construction despite interim interdict

Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust maintains recommencement of construction not in contravention of the law

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