Environmental and Rural Solutions (ERS) has been making a profound impact for the past 21 years
Retailers and suppliers are heeding the call for sustainable seafood products
As consumers are increasingly drawn to brands that are not just focused on profit, Vodacom ramps up its commitment to young people, planet and possibility
With 16 000 species worldwide already facing extinction, the number of species that are endangered is increasing
The index warns that if the world breaches the 1.5°C global warming threshold, the climate crises will be the prevalent reason for biodiversity loss
Despite the decline in rhino poaching, there are critical threats to the survival of these iconic animals
The focus on waste, which is the end of the plastic life cycle, means that the root causes of plastic pollution are not addressed
A new study shows the past 20 years of forest regeneration and reforestation efforts globally have contributed to the restoration of carbon sinks
A partnership with chiefs, NGOs and businesses is helping Matatiele’s small-scale farmers adopt conservation practices and so turn a profit
A third of our freshwater fish are dying out due to climate change and invasive species.
The good news is that the drought has eased, poaching is down and the environment department is now not only focusing on the poachers but is going after crime syndicates
We can only end hunger when people have control over what they eat and how that food is produced
Lost and illegal tackle is threatening marine life and the lives of people making a living from the sea
Plastic imports to Malaysia have tripled since 2016, to 870 000 tonnes last year, official data showed
South Africa’s apathetic attitude to plastic use requires an intervention — but what would work here?
Election of Andry Rajoelina as Madagascar’s new president would be yet another blow to the survival of nature
Nepal’s efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide
Winner: WWF Environmental Leaders
One of the world’s biggest markets for African ivory, China announced that it would outlaw all domestic trade and processing by 2017
The UN pushes for a deal that sets out a compromise between emerging and developed nations but some environmental groups lament its weakness.
The state must reaffirm that Virunga has universal value for all humanity, says the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
New UN resolutions bring sanctions against illegal wildlife and resource traders who support armed groups committing social atrocities in Africa.
Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its forest cover over the next two decades, warns a conservation group.
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.
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has been put in danger due to farmers using a pesticide, environmental groups warn.
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.
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Pick n Pay announced its plans to commit to transforming its entire fresh, frozen and canned seafood operations by the end of 2015.
A meeting between Vietnam and South Africa revealed that the Vietnamese were completely unaware of the scale of the horn-smuggling racket on its soil.
Ask people where water comes from and they’re likely to answer: "a tap".
Sasol and Eskom, SA’s biggest emitters, will be
most affected, but they could just pass on the cost.
The online charity auction for the right to name South Africa’s most recently discovered flower species has already drawn a bid of R60 000.