Environment

Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay
Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay
Trout are an invasive species. This much is not contested. Originally from Canada and Europe, the rainbow and brown variants were introduced to...
20-million in SA denied clean water
20-million in SA denied clean water
Saturday morning, 10am. It’s really cold in Johannesburg. I’m sitting at a heavy, wooden table. Neat piles of paperwork cover the one half. The...
Fury at release of rhino 'pseudo-hunt' kingpin
Fury at release of rhino 'pseudo-hunt' kingpin
The early release of one of Asia’s most notorious wildlife traffickers, Chumlong Lemtongthai, from a South African jail this week fuelled a storm...
Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
Powerful Hurricane Florence was tracking towards the US East Coast on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order upwards of one million people to...
City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions
City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions
The City of Cape Town has made the move to relax current water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from October 1, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson...
Nations round on US, allies as UN climate talks wrap up
Nations round on US, allies as UN climate talks wrap up
Developing countries rounded on the United States and its allies at emergency climate talks Sunday, accusing the world's richest nations of...
Don’t refuse, recycle
Don’t refuse, recycle
Waste. It’s one of the words that conjures up negative images of flies and biblical plagues. Something you throw away and forget about.
The Grand Inga delusion
The Grand Inga delusion
Every time South African officials get together with their Congolese counterparts, the subject of the Grand Inga Dam is on the agenda.
Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
Botswana charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) said on Tuesday that at least 87 elephant carcasses have been discovered during a three-month...
The fate of unique species in Tanzania’s coastal forests hangs in the balance
The fate of unique species in Tanzania’s coastal forests hangs in the balance
Tanzania is known for its tapestry of lush forests, expansive grasslands and tropical beaches, and abundant and diverse wildlife. Its coastal...
SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that the new draft Integrated Resource Plan's (IRP) prominent coal component is in line with the...
Nature’s whims cause water crises. But Nature's infrastructure can stop them
Nature’s whims cause water crises. But Nature's infrastructure can stop them
Man-made structures have stood powerless to avert tragedy after tragedy during 2018’s rainy season. Hundreds of people remain missing in Laos...
Residents finally kill off abattoir
Residents finally kill off abattoir
A plan to build an abattoir on land that has “irreplaceable” biodiversity has been stopped in its tracks after an almost three-year battle. The...
Cutting out meat and dairy and slashes your carbon footprint
Cutting out meat and dairy and slashes your carbon footprint
The problem with climate change is it’s such a big thing. It’s as if the scale of the problem is too hectic to internalise,and our own...

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