Predators in the sky: Crows see tortoises as tasty snacks
/ 14 July 2024

Predators in the sky: Crows see tortoises as tasty snacks

South Africa’s dwarf tortoises, and other species, are being wiped out because they are easy prey for pied crows

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Ambitious project to rewild a piece of paradise in KwaZulu-Natal
/ 7 July 2024

Ambitious project to rewild a piece of paradise in KwaZulu-Natal

A conservation project has brought together biodiversity, habitat protection, cultural heritage and community conservation

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Johannesburg’s landfills have less than three years of capacity left
/ 23 June 2024

Johannesburg’s landfills have less than three years of capacity left

Some are expected to reach capacity earlier because solid waste like garden debris and industrial rubble are taking up space

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UN report shows decline in some chemical pollutants as new threats emerge
/ 19 June 2024

UN report shows decline in some chemical pollutants as new threats emerge

Persistent organic pollutants stay in the environment over decades and longer and are linked to cancer, liver damage and decreased fertility

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Work to save SA’s most threatened endemic bird species takes flight
/ 21 May 2024

Work to save SA’s most threatened endemic bird species takes flight

There are only about 340 individual Botha’s Larks left in the wild

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Tiny ants are big indicators of climate change
/ 7 May 2024

Tiny ants are big indicators of climate change

How climate change affects ant populations and the wider effects this will have on the ecosystem is not well understood

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Lead poisoning claimants win permission to appeal class action certification against Anglo American
/ 29 April 2024

Lead poisoning claimants win permission to appeal class action certification against Anglo American

The Zambian class action was filed in South Africa as it would not have been possible in that country

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South Africa’s energy blueprint needs an overhaul
/ 2 April 2024

South Africa’s energy blueprint needs an overhaul

The draft IRP 2023 fails to address future energy shortages, analysts argue

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60 000 jobs at risk over looming gas cliff
/ 25 March 2024

60 000 jobs at risk over looming gas cliff

The government has not yet found alternatives for when Sasol ceases to supply gas in June 2026

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SA’s great white sharks need urgent protection, say marine biologists
/ 9 March 2024

SA’s great white sharks need urgent protection, say marine biologists

Researchers don’t want authorities let off the hook over the dwindling great white shark population

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The world’s migratory species are vanishing from land, skies and seas
/ 12 February 2024

The world’s migratory species are vanishing from land, skies and seas

A groundbreaking report reveals the shocking state of wildlife with global extinction risk increasing

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South Africa’s largest vulture relocation project hailed as a success
/ 24 January 2024

South Africa’s largest vulture relocation project hailed as a success

A total of 160 Cape and African white-backed vultures have a new home at Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, where they can heal and breed

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Heatwaves: ‘This is just the beginning’
/ 5 December 2023

Heatwaves: ‘This is just the beginning’

The lengthy period of very high temperatures in November broke monthly records

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