Fiona Macleod

Walking a fine green line for credibility

The Mail & Guardian will celebrate a Decade of Greening in 2013.

CSI spend more than a drop in the ocean

Call by business leaders rekindle debate.

Basic countries push for extension of Kyoto Protocol

But several major signatories are refusing to expand emissions cuts when the agreement expires, writes Fiona Macleod.

Companies take a bow

Judges say without corporate support there would be chaos among communities

Tyre industry gets to grips with recycling

Court puts a spoke in producers' wheel by agreeing that they are responsible for their products' waste.

‘Tiger man’ Varty issues rhino horn challenge

"Tiger Man" John Varty has suggested that breeders should defy the government's trade ban and stage a high-profile global auction of horns.

Oil prospecting threatens crucial African penguin colony

Conservationists warn that the last stronghold of the endangered birds has been threatened by offshore oil and gas exploration near Port Elizabeth.

New malaria drug excites researchers

The drug is effective against resistant parasites and shows no adverse side effects, researchers say.

Report warns of more tragedies like Marikana

The Marikana stand-off will not be an isolated incident if South African mining companies continue to ignore their corporate social responsibilities.

Platinum belt’s social ills fuel unrest

The "macho culture" at platinum mines in North West is a major social ill behind the flare-up of violence that has left at least 10 people dead.

Jab for birth control gets jumbo roll-out

The birth control vaccine for elephants has been shown to be 95% effective and is far more preferable to culling, researchers say.

Race on to secure life after Kyoto

Concerned countries want a new phase of the protocol to kick in immediately after it expires, writes Fiona Macleod.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income