Nature

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Why we must all visit South African National Parks

One of the best ways of taking in the abundant beauty this country has to offer is to visit our national parks. Here are some to visit.

Going wild to stay sane

'There are 80-plus other parks across South Africa I can visit with my Wild Card, symbolically for free'

Desperate 11th-hour bid to rescue little dragon ‘Smaug’

'Sungazers have long been flagged as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red Data list of threatened species"

More nature equals less obesity and depression

People living close to green areas are much better off health-wise, even if they are inactive.

Worried about your rights? Check which party has an environmental plan it can perform

Political parties want your vote in these local elections. Nature needs protection to protect you, so which party’s manifesto meets these needs?

The France of the Indian Ocean: Everyone belongs on Reunion Island

Reunion offers something for every traveller with its rich history of diverse cultural influences interwoven into its unique, easygoing lifestyle.

Nature’s balance restored

Untamed wins the Schools and Institutions Award.

Research reveals bonobo apes hug after a fight

Bonobos, one of our closest relatives, comfort their best friends and family after a fight.

US pleads to keep bird flu studies secret

The US has asked <em>Nature</em> and <em>Science</em> to censor data on a lab-made version of bird flu that could spread more easily to humans.

Tutu’s genome sequenced as part of genetic study

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has become the latest prominent figure to have his full genome deciphered, scientists revealed on Wednesday.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.