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Sheree Bega

Climate crisis: ‘Day Zero’ drought risk for Gauteng

Long droughts may result in dams unable to adequately supply the industrial heartland

Klip River’s ‘holy water’ a danger

A new study says the river’s wetlands have accumulated toxic pollutants from mining for more than a century

South Africa’s closed mines must not shaft people

The government’s vision for mined land: farms, tourism and self-generation of electricity

Retailers get tough on dirt products

Environment-friendly cleaning products form part of a small, but growing market

Lucrescencia Macuacua: ‘I want to be nature’s voice’

A Mozambican game ranger, who sees her role in protecting the country’s fauna as ‘honourable’ work, has been listed as a finalist in the Rhino Conservation Awards

US firm Jacobs clinches portion of R20bn contract for Koeberg modifications

The project will extend operating life of South Africa’s only nuclear power plant by another 20 years

Companies are grasping at straws

Companies are keen to ditch plastic straws, but replacing them with single-use alternatives is not the best option, environmentalists say

‘No choice but to ditch coal’

The shift away from the fossil fuel will take time but analysts say it is imperative that South Africa accelerates the process

Fight over controversial redevelopment of River Club heads to court

The R4.6-billion project, set to house Amazon’s new African headquarters, is on ‘sacred floodplain’, say applicants

Canada’s ReconAfrica oil and gas exploration in Namibia and Botswana worries World Heritage Committee

Spills and pollution would harm the Okavango Delta and the Tsodilo Hills world heritage sites

Reservations about ‘new deal’ for rhinos, lions, elephant, leopards

Draft policy promotes species playing their role in wilderness systems but one conservationist says leopards are being sold out

Sowing the seeds for black growth

A special annual week showcases the talents of black people who love – and work with – plants

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