Sheree Bega

It pays to save the Thukela River catchment

For each rand spent on rehabilitating the river system, the return is at least R1.70 if not more

South Africans will pay for the costly electricity from DRC’s Inga 3 dam

A new report says power from the hydroelectric scheme is more expensive than energy from solar and wind

Nine year old Durban boy has done 164 beach clean-ups

He is spurning birthday presents to plant trees in Kenya, help protect African grey parrots

Anglo American wins extension to respond to Zambian mine lead poisoning case

Claimants allege corporate human rights abuses that resulted in lead poisoning among children and women in Kabwe

Voltaren found in False Bay wastewater treatment water

Study reveals how high concentrations of pharmaceutical products are ending up in False Bay’s marine environment

Give Africa clean energy funds – IEA

Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director, says wealthy countries have a ‘moral responsibility’ to enable a just transition

Rhino owners damn Creecy report

Private rhino owners say the environment minister’s proposed policy is in conflict with existing legislation and their legal rights

Southern Africa’s ‘water tower’ slipping towards ecosystem collapse

Communal rangeland degradation, invasive species, environmental destruction and climate change all threaten the Maloti-Drakensberg mountain range

Plastic: South Africa is 11th-biggest litterbug

The country risks ‘pariah status’ for approach to global plastic waste crisis

Karpowership decision shows ‘people’s voices do count’

Refusal of project shows there is ‘no space for tick-box exercises’ by environmental consultants

Karpowership environmental impact assessments thrown out

Department of forestry, fisheries and environment refuses to grant environmental authorisation for gas-to-power projects

South Africa won’t support proposed global plastic ban treaty, draft document reveals

Critics say the environment department’s argument that the treaty would be a duplication of existing agreements is flawed

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