environmental impact

 
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Brazil is home to more than half of the world's plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business...
Africa needs to cool down – urgently
Africa needs to cool down – urgently
As the world’s warmest continent and home to six out of the 10 hottest places in the world, Africa needs cooling more than most.
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri ministries fined R87 500
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri ministries fined R87 500
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri’s church has been slapped with an R87 500 fine for the illegal construction of a mega-church.
​Why SA must push for renewables
​Why SA must push for renewables
NEWS ANALYSISSouth Africa’s draft energy plan moves the country one step closer to a nuclear build. That will mean consumers paying more...
Europe’s lazy storks hooked on takeaways
Europe’s lazy storks hooked on takeaways
The white stork used to be famous for spreading its black-tipped wings and migrating vast distances. Colloquially called a “long-distance...
Motor engine noise severely impacts marine life
Motor engine noise severely impacts marine life
"Motor engines spell death for young fish.” After a year of research, Exeter University’s Steve Simpson felt qualified to speak bluntly last...
Companies guilty of air pollution get a five-year reprieve
Companies guilty of air pollution get a five-year reprieve
The environmental department has given most of South Africa’s polluters a reprieve of up to five years to comply with air quality legislation....
Citizen activists must lead
Citizen activists must lead
Saliem Fakir chaired the Greening the Future judging panel from 2003 to 2006. When the awards campaign was launched, he was director of the South...
Mining may contaminate Zambezi water
Mining may contaminate Zambezi water
Zimbabwe faces a possible row with neighbours Botswana and Mozambique after it emerged that planned mining activities in the Matabeleland North...
Sishen fight gets really dirty
Sishen fight gets really dirty
In the ongoing fight between Kumba Iron Ore and Imperial Crown Trading (ICT) over mining rights to a 21,4% share of Sishen mine, ICT have made...
Cape whales face new threat
Cape whales face new threat
PetroSA's plan for a liquid natural gas mooring facility in a known whale-breeding site on the Western Cape coast has stirred up an environmental...
Flamingo row: Officials 'under house arrest'
Flamingo row: Officials 'under house arrest'
Conservation officials suspended last week by the Northern Cape department of tourism, environment and conservation because of their efforts to...

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