Sheree Bega

Urgent interdict filed to block Shell’s Wild Coast seismic survey

Shell’s 3D seismic survey is set to begin on Wednesday. But a high court application brought by rights groups to block it will be heard as an urgent matter on Tuesday

Poisoned: Tshwane’s boreholes, taps and soil

Foul water runs out of Hammanskraal’s taps and farmers can’t grow crops because the City of Tshwane’s Rooiwal wastewater treatment plant contaminates the soil and groundwater

South Africa’s newest national park will be in an agricultural landscape

People living on communal land and commercial farmers can incorporate their land into the new park and benefit from financial incentives

Shell’s Wild Coast exploration draws mounting public ire

Shell SA chair surprised by the scale of opposition to its planned 3D seismic survey

‘Nature not designed for seismic blasting’ – marine expert

Shell has appointed Shearwater GeoServices to conduct a three-dimensional offshore seismic survey from Morgan Bay to Port St Johns

It’s official: Limpopo boasts Africa’s tallest tree and the world’s tallest planted tree

The tree is in a stand of exotic Eucalyptus saligna in the Magoebaskloof State Forest, which dates back to 1906

South African rowing in peril as Roodeplaat dam gets choked by plant colonies

Poorly treated wastewater in Tshwane is to blame for the water hyacinth and cyanobacteria colonies

Gauteng residents sign up to save succulents

About 200 000 mostly dwarf succulents confiscated from poachers have to be cared for while police continue their investigations

China won’t fund coal power for Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone, ambassador confirms

China will keeps its promise about not funding coal abroad, Chen Xiadong tells Fossil Free South Africa

EU ships banned bee-killing pesticides to South Africa and other countries

Neonicotinoid, manufactured by Syngenta and Beyer, is banned in the European Union because it kills pollinators and causes other environmental harms

Climate crisis a threat to Africa’s cattle

Cattle in sub-Saharan Africa account for only a small fraction of greenhouse gas emissions, and the harms are outweighed by the good

Mothers: ‘Stop funding fossil fuels’

Millions of parents tell world leaders that children are poisoned by toxic pollution with every breath they take

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