Sheree Bega

Mpumalanga, Western Cape don’t comply with threatened and protected species rules

The provinces cite limited capacity and funds to implement the regulations

Feathers fly over proposed wind farm’s impacts on great white pelicans

The project poses a risk to declining great white pelican population at Dassen Island

Property developers slap Jo’burg environmentalist and conservancy with R197m lawsuit

Century Property Developments and Riversands Developments are suing for income they have allegedly lost because of objections raised

Pangolins pushed to the brink of extinction

The trafficking of scales is no longer a ‘niche’ criminal activity, but a serious and organised crime that threatens to make all eight species extinct within 20 years

Keep fracking out of the Kalahari Desert’s Kavango Basin – activists

Civil society groups have called on Namibia’s agriculture, water and forestry minister to immediately stop a Canadian company from prospecting

Rush for Africa’s marine species to feed demand in Asia

The booming, lucrative and often illicit trade in sea cucumbers, seahorses and fish maws threatens species and coastal communities

Gauteng’s most vital resource irreparably damaged – SAHRC

Commission’s long-awaited report into Vaal sewage crisis finds widespread non-compliance by the government

Government passed the buck on Vaal pollution for too long —panel

The Human Rights Commission’s report on the river’s sewage crisis reveals the lawlessness of the state

Water reserve loses ground to coal mine

Despite the state’s commitments to protecting water sources, an MEC is exploiting a loophole to allow a mine linked to the Zuma family to proceed

Outdoor workers wilt in rising heat

Climate change means hats are crucial personal protective equipment now – and work hours must become flexible

Why we need the Blue and Green Drop reports: ‘Everyone in SA lives downstream from a sewage discharge point’

The last reports were in 2014 but were stopped probably because the results were too shocking to be publicised, water experts say

‘We’re fighting to breathe clean air’

The state has filed its opposition to the Deadly Air case, with the environment minister claiming no causal link can be found between air pollution and ill health

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