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Sheree Bega

EU-banned pesticides are harming farmworkers in SA

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

‘Who will feed my children if these powerships chase the fish away?’

Final EIAs for controversial Karpowership projects submitted to environment minister Barbara Creecy

South Africa one of 48 implicated in illegal trade of hippo ivory

A report by wildlife-trade specialists Traffic says a hippo census should be conducted to establish the sustainability of the trade

Sewage poisons the Vaal River

‘We don’t just wear masks because of Covid-19 — it’s because of all this shit’

Khoikhoi versus US giant Amazon

The controversial River Club development gets the go-ahead, but opponents say they are heading for court

Thirsty alien eucalyptuses get the chop

The trees are being felled along the Breede River and the biomass sold back to their native Australia

Top climate scientist, Bob Scholes, has died

Scholes ‘a giant in the field of climate science’ - Wits University

Critically endangered blue whale washes up in Walvis Bay

First-ever recorded stranding in more than 30 years in Namibia, South Africa and probably the continent

Pursuing fossil fuels in Kavango Basin a ‘stupid bet’

Opponents also label Canadian oil and gas company’s announcement of working petroleum system in Namibia as premature

South Africa passes ‘grim milestone’ after extreme heat kills off birds, bats

Mass November die-off in KZN is a sign of how global heating is affecting small animals, researchers warn

Oil, gas an ‘illusionary’ quick fix

The state should focus on the stewardship of the ocean and sustainable use of its resources for economic growth and long-term jobs rather than on the fossil fuel industry

Public ire over Karpowership contract can’t be dismissed — MPs

Environmental groups say the controversial deal means South Africa will be tied to fossil fuels for the next 20 years

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