environment

 
Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa
Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa
South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries recently declared 20 marine sites as protected areas. One of them is Robben Island, the site of the prison...
Alternative straws: the long and the short of it
Alternative straws: the long and the short of it
After footage went viral of a baby turtle struggling to breathe because a plastic straw was trapped in its nose, it didn’t take people long to...
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...

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