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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The water crisis in Gauteng’s three metros looks set to deepen
/ 6 October 2023

The water crisis in Gauteng’s three metros looks set to deepen

Causes are a growing population, ageing infrastructure, poor governance and leaks

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Jagersfontein class action lawsuit imminent
/ 1 October 2023

Jagersfontein class action lawsuit imminent

Three people were killed and dozens injured a year ago when the tailings dam at the Jagersfontein diamond mine collapsed

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How extreme heat will harm cattle
/ 15 September 2023

How extreme heat will harm cattle

Cattle farmers will either have to provide protection for their animals, or shift to more resilient breeds or to other livestock

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Illegal mining: Roodepoort residents are ‘prisoners’ of turf wars
/ 1 September 2023

Illegal mining: Roodepoort residents are ‘prisoners’ of turf wars

The displacement of illegal artisanal mining gangs by the police causes the miners to flee to other areas, resulting in violent turf wars that spill over into neighbouring areas

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Ban hazardous pesticides now, SA told
/ 14 August 2023

Ban hazardous pesticides now, SA told

Chemicals banned in Europe are exported and used in South Africa

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SA’s R210 billion grid dilemma hits pause on load-shedding fix
/ 7 July 2023

SA’s R210 billion grid dilemma hits pause on load-shedding fix

Renewable energy could close the gap between demand and supply, ending load-shedding. But out-of-pocket Eskom must find money to upgrade its transmission infrastructure first

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