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Central African panel recommends closure of 4 Chinese gold mines
Central African panel recommends closure of 4 Chinese gold mines
Four Chinese-run gold mines should be closed in the Central African Republic because of pollution threatening public health, a parliamentary panel...
Honour Mandela by protecting water
Honour Mandela by protecting water
This month the world is celebrating the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, a man who personified the values of South Africa as a country at peace...
Vegan bottles to the rescue
Vegan bottles to the rescue
The world seems to be collapsing under the weight of plastic being used in everything, from cellphones and shampoo to food packaging and the...
Improving water quality
Improving water quality
Water pollution is a serious global threat to the environment and the future of our planet. In South Africa, the quality of fresh water is being...
Sewage and contaminants in Cape Town sea
Sewage and contaminants in Cape Town sea
Professor Leslie Petrik, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a...
Big increase in mine water pollution
Big increase in mine water pollution
New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers, inadequately testing for contamination or...
Dead whale full of plastic
Dead whale full of plastic
A dead sperm whale, which washed up on a beach on the Italian island of Sardinia last week, was found to have 23kg of plastic in her stomach.
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game
Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game
When you think of a country’s water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers....
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Nomfundo Nxumalo says she sometimes experiences electric shocks from her washing line and that the clothes need another scrub if they are not...

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