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Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi
Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi
On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and yellow cedarwood boat carrying its haul.
Kalahari will become too hot for birds
Kalahari will become too hot for birds
The Kalahari desert, which straddles Namibia, Botswana and South Africa, is already 1.95°C hotter than it was just 60 years ago. Temperature...
Three months after Cyclone Idai, the region desperately needs help
Three months after Cyclone Idai, the region desperately needs help
Three months ago, Cyclone Idai hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Homes were destroyed as...
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The chief executive has resigned but most unions are backing him and the board has yet to respond
Heat is on insurance companies
Heat is on insurance companies
Mega fires, such as those that raged through the Knysna area in 2017, could become more frequent, because temperatures and the number of high and...
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Just four years ago, in Paris, nearly 200 countries agreed to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement was supposed to be the defining moment in...
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change
Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year. From the fertile Hungarian plain where he lives all the way to southeastern France, the hot weather cereal is taking root in Europe....
Collective Ocean Action
Collective Ocean Action
We have reached the hour when we need to know what is being done to conserve our oceans and to ensure that the so-called blue economy is sustainably developed. To achieve this we need new modes of thought and novel solutions that engage all our communities, locally and globally, and...
Why the Indian Ocean?
Why the Indian Ocean?
By Heather Dugmore and Professor Peter Burkill, Co-Chair of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) Steering Committee and...
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Supporters of a Standard Bank resolution which says the bank should disclose its climate change risk say they are pleased with the 38% vote they...
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
Today, thousands of Africans are hitting the streets in towns and villages across the continent to demand climate justice and the end of fossil...
Change for climate a risky business
Change for climate a risky business
Science is giving us less and less time to get our climate act together while observable weather patterns, whether it is drought in the Western...

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