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​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
The City of Tshwane uses the word “noxious” to describe abattoirs. They are a necessary evil governed by strict bylaws. Yet, in the southwestern corner of the municipality, the provincial agriculture and rural development department has given an abattoir building permission despite...
​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...
Mines left to pollute the soil
Mines left to pollute the soil
For more than six years, no large coal mine has been granted closure, meaning the mines cannot be rehabilitated and lie abandoned, leaving a legacy...
​Wealth is a threat to environment
​Wealth is a threat to environment
WEALTHTo be rich is a thing that many people in our society spend their whole lives striving for. Not having to worry about money and...
Owls and frogs vs shops and offices
Owls and frogs vs shops and offices
Tourism brochures talk about Kyalami, north of Johannesburg, as a “surprising green area” in an otherwise busy mega­city. With little...
​Frogs vs angels: Prophet Bushiri's angel landing pad plan declared illegal
​Frogs vs angels: Prophet Bushiri's angel landing pad plan declared illegal
“This will be a place where the angels of God are ascending and descending,” says Martie Stander, a presenter on the religious YouTube feed ...
Delta Environmental Centre is training tomorrow's environmental educators
Delta Environmental Centre is training tomorrow's environmental educators
Delta Environmental Centre — Youth Environmental Service Project
Toxic emissions from ships kill thousands of people each year
Toxic emissions from ships kill thousands of people each year
Shipping vessels are built to burn the cheapest types of fuel – normally a mix of leftover diesel. It cuts the cost of sending things across the...
A fifth of all plant species on earth are close to extinction
A fifth of all plant species on earth are close to extinction
One in five types of plant worldwide is at risk of extinction from threats such as farming and logging that are wrecking many habitats, a first...
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Picture: Aubrey Langa - Troy Enekvist, M&G
Cop21 will deliver more for developing countries
Cop21 will deliver more for developing countries
One of the key aims at the Paris climate conference is to set the planet on a more desirable greenhouse gas emissions trajectory. The talks in...

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