Sheree Bega

Musina-Makhado zone cut down to size but ‘it’s window-dressing’

Opponents claim the reduced metallurgical and energy cluster with a coal-fired power plant will still cause harm to the environment

Acid mine water a rising threat

About 360 tonnes of salts are dissolved in the Vaal River system every day

Penguins can’t get enough to eat

The causes include commercial fishing near their colonies and a scarcity of sardines and anchovies

‘We want to breathe fresh air’

The landmark Deadly Air Mpumalanga case has pitted two environmental justice groups against the state

Right to clean air ‘progressively realisable’ in polluted Mpumalanga Highveld, court hears

State argues dirty air can’t be ‘miraculously’ fixed overnight in final day of proceedings in landmark Deadly Air case

Landmark Deadly Air case: 10 000 deaths annually can be avoided

There is no legal mechanism in place to implement and enforce measures to prevent toxic air pollution in the Highveld

Amazon wants to pave ‘paradise to put up a parking lot’

Opponents hope that billionaire philanthropist Mackenzie Scott will ‘talk some sense’ into her former husband and Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos

Wildlife farming vs Creecy’s panel

The departments of environment and agriculture legislation are at odds over modifying the genes of wild animals

Century Property, Riversands Developments sue Joburg environmentalist for R197mn

Century Property Developments and Riversands Developments have ‘no prospect’ of recovering the damages being claimed, say defendants

Eskom’s Richards Bay gas-to-power plant ‘regressive’ for action on climate change, say activists

Two environmental organisations have challenged the environment department’s rejection of the appeal against the project

Wildlife owners may target state

South Africa has about 350 facilities with 8 000 to 12 000 lions bred in captivity for commercial use in cub petting, canned hunting and the lion bone and other body parts trade.

EU-banned pesticides are harming farmworkers in SA

The department does not even have a list of registered pesticides, a damning report finds

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