Globally glaciers in World Heritage sites outside the polar ice sheets with areas less than 10km² may almost disappear
Despite the decline in rhino poaching, there are critical threats to the survival of these iconic animals
A new study has found a lack of co-ordinated policy response to these interconnected issues
Investors will see returns if the critically endangered rhino population increases in two designated South African parks
Butterfly and moth species, which are indicators of change in ecosystems, are declining with some becoming extinct.
New assessment puts their numbers in Africa at more than 117 000, up by 20% since 2015.
The quantity of rubbish in the sea is driving a growing alarm among countries whose economies rely on tourism
There is hidden potential for small hydropower plants in South Africa
Rangelands are ‘nature’s gift to humanity’, but have been overlooked, neglected
The violent murder of Mam’ Ntshangase is not the first of its kind and will most certainly not be the last
The good news is that the drought has eased, poaching is down and the environment department is now not only focusing on the poachers but is going after crime syndicates
Loss of habitat to agriculture, the spread of invasive species and changes to natural fire cycles are biggest culprits
The mountain gorilla has been moved from the ‘critically endangered’ category to ‘endangered’
Lions are extinct in 26 African countries, and numbers in the wild have plummeted 43% over the last two decades, with roughly only 20 000 left
A new shopping centre and housing estates are threatening the last major breeding grounds of a very special amphibian, reports Sipho Kings.
With less than 10% of the Caribbean’s reefs showing live coral cover, one of the world’s most important ecosystems is in danger of utter devastation.
The quality of South Africa’s fresh water is so compromised that the survival of some species in our rivers, lagoons and dams are at risk.