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Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste

Plastic imports to Malaysia have tripled since 2016, to 870 000 tonnes last year, official data showed

Madagascar elections: An environmental disaster in waiting

Election of Andry Rajoelina as Madagascar's new president would be yet another blow to the survival of nature

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide

China’s ban on domestic ivory sales comes into force

One of the world's biggest markets for African ivory, China announced that it would outlaw all domestic trade and processing by 2017

UN: A solution to tackling global greenhouse gases

The UN pushes for a deal that sets out a compromise between emerging and developed nations but some environmental groups lament its weakness.

It’s South Africa’s turn to turn off for Earth Hour

As people around the world do their part against global warming it is almost South Africa's turn to turn off their lights for Earth Hour 2012.

Pesticides threaten the great reef

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has been put in danger due to farmers using a pesticide, environmental groups warn.

Carbon or resource rent tax?

The treasury has been pushing for a carbon levy while the ANC is going after resource rents but their positions are not that far apart, experts say.

Pick n Pay commits to transforming its seafood operations by 2015

Pick n Pay announced its plans to commit to transforming its entire fresh, frozen and canned seafood operations by the end of 2015.

Greenpeace gives conditional support to whaling plan

Plans to overturn the 25-year-old ban on commercial whaling were in confusion on Monday, with governments and environmental groups divided.

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