The air inside SA homes: more dangerous than industrial pollution

2016-10-24 21:19

You would be forgiven for believing that industries and vehicles are this country’s worst air polluters. Far worse, however, is the toxic air poor people breathe inside their homes every day.

Going green is hip…and happening

2016-10-20 12:01

The now topical green building movement has broken the barriers of the perceived green premium, coming a long way in a surprisingly short time.

Cape Town anglers make plea for safer fishing

2016-10-07 22:28

Cape Town anglers are staging a peaceful demonstration against what they say is an increase in crime targeting them in the False Bay area.

DA calls for clean-up of dead fish in Bethlehem

2016-09-28 21:56

The Democratic Alliance in the Free State has called for an urgent clean-up operation after dead fish were found washed up on the edge of the Loch Lomond lake outside Bethlehem.

No fracking ‘victory’

2016-09-20 09:28

Rhino oil and Gas has reduced the area it wants to explore for oil and gas in KwaZulu-Natal, but farming and environmental organisations say this is in no way a “victory”.

Obama: Oceans key to protecting planet from climate change

2016-09-15 22:12

President Barack Obama says he created the first monument in the Atlantic Ocean because the planet cannot be protected without protecting its oceans.

Help your child fall in love with nature

2016-09-15 15:27

With natural resources fast diminishing, it's vital to teach our kids to respect and protect the environment so there's something left for them and their offspring.

How the drought is affecting the Kruger National Park

2016-09-08 20:04

The current drought has a stranglehold on the Kruger National Park, but not all the effects are negative, a SANParks official has said.

Water restrictions for Bushbuckridge as drought deepens

2016-09-07 15:01

The Bushbuckridge municipality has announced that level two water usage restrictions will be implemented in the area with immediate effect until further notice.

Petition to keep Ezemvelo guarding KZN's coast

2016-09-01 18:10

A petition to ensure Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife keeps patrolling the province’s eastern coastline has gathered hundreds of signatures on civil action website


Sniffing out No 2

2016-10-24 16:53

A Maine company that trains dogs to recognise the smell of human faecal bacteria has been sniffing out sources of water pollution.

EU draws fire for allowing 'overfishing' of Baltic cod

2016-10-11 16:06

European Union ministers have agreed to cuts in Baltic cod catch quotas that fall well short of calls by scientists worried about the stock's eventual collapse.

Manuel: Corruption, non-compliance dogging SA mining

2016-10-05 17:34

There will be no mining industry in the future unless environmental depletion corruption and regulatory uncertainties are dealt with, says Trevor Manuel.

Don't eat dead fish, Bethlehem residents warned

2016-09-27 19:49

The Free State department of health has warned residents of Bethlehem not to eat any of the dead fish that have washed up in the Loch Lamond Dam.

Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

ICC signals new focus on environmental crimes

2016-09-15 21:10

ICC prosecutors have published a policy paper that outlines their priorities in selecting cases and which highlights a new focus on illegal destruction or exploitation of the environment.

Taiwanese vessel nabbed over fishing permit

2016-09-09 12:00

A Taiwanese vessel containing fishing gear and bait has been intercepted in South African waters, allegedly without a permit, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says.

Scientists use undersea drones to help predict hurricanes

2016-09-08 13:54

Tropical Storm Hermine has provided a perfect opportunity for scientists who study hurricanes with underwater drones.

Aviation carbon agreement a step closer

2016-09-06 18:21

The International Air Transport Association has expressed optimism for an agreement on a Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.

Integrated pest management key to reduce pesticides

2016-08-30 19:23

Tru-Cape’s ability to sell more SA apples and pears is supported by growers and packers that meet and often exceed high global standards.

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