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Touw River sandbars breached

The sandbars which normally prevent the Touw River in the Western Cape from reaching the sea have been breached, SA National Parks says.

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Mines have to cut coal dust in US

2014-04-24 18:03

The Obama administration says it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.

Mozambique: Harder sentences for rhino poachers

2014-04-24 15:16

The government of Mozambique has placed tougher penalties and sentences for rhino poachers, seen by many as a step in the right direction.

SA team crushed by Everest decision

2014-04-24 13:19

The South African climbers, who have been waiting to see if their climb will be approved, has finally been notified that they will not be allowed to climb Mt Everest.

China imposes tougher penalties on polluters

2014-04-24 14:28

China has passed amendments to the country's environmental protection law that will impose tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the law in 25 years.

Earth was hit by 26 'nuclear' blasts since 2000

2014-04-24 12:03

New recordings on the earth have shown that in the last 13 years there has been 26 nuclear scale blasts that has been caused by asteroids.

Hisense signs SA 49M green pledge

2014-04-24 10:09

Technology manufacturer Hisense has signed a partnership with 49M to reduce energy usage as SA faces a winter where load shedding may be a reality.

SA plane to counter oil spill in Madagascar

2014-04-24 09:31

Madagascar has launched an emergency operation to prevent a tanker from unleashing 10 000 cubic metres of crude oil into Madagascar's north coast, a South African plane will be used in the process.

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Concerns over thousands of honeybee deaths

2014-04-24 08:33

US authorities are investigating the mysterious deaths of potentially thousands of honeybees along a highway, the second die-off of bees in the state in less than a year.

SA climbers' chances to summit Everest wane

2014-04-23 19:44

The largest team climbing Everest this year has decided not to continue their expedition, spelling the end for most teams hoping to scale Everest this year, including the SA team.

Saudi prince accused of poaching rare birds

2014-04-23 14:04

A Saudi prince has been accused of killing close to 2 000 endangered birds while on safari in Pakistan, the bird’s meat are known to be an aphrodisiac.

US euthanises 300 birds in cockfighting farm

2014-04-23 12:19

State authorities have euthanised scores of steroid-filled roosters after raiding a farm and arresting a man on suspicion of raising the birds for cockfighting, prosecutors say.

Huge iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

2014-04-24 07:30

Scientists are monitoring an iceberg six times the size of Manhattan, one of the largest now in existence that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the ocean.

SA team waiting for final decision on Everest

2014-04-23 17:01

Several Everest climbing expeditions have been called off, but SA climbers Saray Khumalo and Sibusiso Vilane are yet to hear if they are leaving.

Climate change may make Everest even riskier

2014-04-23 15:21

Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.

 
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