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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

‘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

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