ecosystems

 
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Spekboom was meant to be the ultimate symbol of sustainable development, a plant...
SA scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystems
SA scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystems
Africa’s national parks are like windows into ancient landscapes and, using this information, South African scientists have reconstructed what...
The Age of Man costs the Earth
The Age of Man costs the Earth
"By unsustainably exploiting nature's resources, human civilisation has flourished but now risks substantial health effects from the degradation of...
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
An Indian company this week declared its intention to mine in a critical water catchment area in Mpumalanga, just one year after the area was...
Greenies bark up the wrong tree
Greenies bark up the wrong tree
Trees are on the move. The composition of the world's savanna landscapes is changing and carbon dioxide, more famously responsible for tweaking...
Sound water policy: Govt can't do it alone
Sound water policy: Govt can't do it alone
The challenge of managing our water resources requires proactive solutions, especially with the reality of climate change on our doorstep. In...