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We desperately need to change course
We desperately need to change course
Everybody knows that a periodic medical checkup is good for your health. Once a year, everyone would do well to visit a doctor who can listen to...
These climate activists want you to give up hope
These climate activists want you to give up hope
The Extinction Rebellion, a network of climate activists who use civil disobedience to spotlight inaction on global warming, is rooted in the...
How to eat to save the world
How to eat to save the world
There is not a country in the world that is not grappling with the serious health and environmental consequences of its citizens’ diets. There...
Sasol creates economic opportunities for its neighbours
Sasol creates economic opportunities for its neighbours
The Sasol Envirobox Programme: Environmental Education and Training for Sustainable Development provides environmental education and training for...
Courts deliver big wins for environment
Courts deliver big wins for environment
South Africa’s environment law has a strange loophole. In theory, every activity that would harm the environment falls under the National...
'Our god is stronger' — can biodiverse Bijagós fend off evangelical threat?
'Our god is stronger' — can biodiverse Bijagós fend off evangelical threat?
The 12 traditional priestesses of Orango island gathered in their wide hut in a deserted clearing of ankle-deep vegetation, passing a bowl of...
Climate change Bill needs to be strengthened
Climate change Bill needs to be strengthened
South Africa, like the rest of world, cannot and does not deny the negative effects of climate change. The Climate Change Bill, published on June...
Tiny beetles cause a giant crisis
Tiny beetles cause a giant crisis
A plague of tiny beetles is tearing into our trees and killing them. The unprecedented crisis has led to towns, cities, companies and universities...
The unbearable lightness of being
The unbearable lightness of being
Right. Let’s just rip off the plaster and get past this awkward moment. It’s been a year since the Mail & Guardian stopped reporting...
Plastic alternatives just good PR or a real solution?
Plastic alternatives just good PR or a real solution?
On July 3, citizens throughout the world celebrated Plastic Bag Free Day, which came hot on the heels of Environment Day and World Oceans Day. On...
Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. ...
Environmental activism is not a whites-only issue
Environmental activism is not a whites-only issue
During a conference last year, I enthusiastically attended all the sessions, from good governance to peace and reconciliation, and human rights....

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