Florida mangroves razed for boat show

2015-06-30 19:14

New revelations that a long strip of protected mangrove trees have been illegally razed amid preparations for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show has outraged Florida environmentalists.

China's UN climate pledges expected

2015-06-29 14:16

China is expected to unveil its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions beyond 2020, a report says, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Belgium and France ahead of a Paris climate summit.

SA, Brazil, China, India in push for climate financing

2015-06-29 06:35

South Africa, Brazil, China and India have voiced disappointment over the failure of rich countries to come up with billions of dollars needed to help them sign on to a landmark climate change deal.

Governors urge EPA to keep renewable fuel standards intact

2015-06-26 06:08

The Missouri and Iowa governors have urged the EPA to ditch a plan to lower renewable fuel standards.,

Environmental protesters scale N Zealand parliament roof

2015-06-25 17:03

Four environmental protesters have beached security at the New Zealand’s parliamentary complex by scaling the roof and perching themselves on a ledge above the main entrance.

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is accused of illegal building activities

2015-06-24 09:30

Members of the public are invited to submit comments regarding the 'illegal construction' of additional buildings at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town.

Kevazingo, Gabon's sacred tree loved by Chinese

2015-06-22 17:54

Timber from the rare Kevazingo tree is highly valued in Asia.

Pope challenges world to clean up its filth

2015-06-19 12:43

Pope Francis' plea to make the state of the environment a central moral issue of our age has been greeted with applause from climate activists and a wide range of church, science and government leaders, but dismissive shrugs from those who doubt climate change.

Slow sales cause Honda to scrub natural gas, hybrid Civics

2015-06-16 11:20

Slow sales, low petrol prices have prompted Honda to stop selling natural gas, hybrid Civic compact cars.

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig

2015-06-15 18:03

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig from leaving Seattle, heading to drill off Alaska


Supreme Court rejects BP, Anadarko over Deepwater Horizon spill penalties

2015-06-29 22:15

The US Supreme Court has rejected bids by BP and Anadarko Petroleum to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Obama interviews Attenborough over climate change

2015-06-29 09:18

US President Barack Obama switched roles with British naturalist David Attenborough for an interview to ask him about the global effort required to combat climate change.

Shell heads for Alaska

2015-06-27 12:15

The Shell drill fleet is heading to the Arctic while the company awaits final permits.

How businesses can reduce eco footprint

2015-06-25 19:47

Businesses have an important role in preserving the environment and pursuing opportunities doesn’t mean neglecting environmental responsibilities.

US, China to co-operate on ocean preservation

2015-06-25 15:15

The US and China say they are stepping up co-operation on preserving the ocean and combating illegal fishing despite their differences on maritime security.

Limpopo communities get royalties for non-carb sweetener

2015-06-23 14:41

Two Limpopo communities are set to receive R2.6m in royalties for a plant hundreds of times sweeter than sugar.

Water rationing kicks off in some KZN municipalities

2015-06-21 14:46

KwaZulu-Natal's worst drought since 1992 means that water rationing has started in those municipalities worst affected.

Drought hitting KwaZulu-Natal hard

2015-06-18 16:39

The KwaZulu-Natal drought is worsening and further water restrictions are on the cards as farmers see their livelihoods affected by the lack of rain.

Mussels make their mark on Muizenberg beach

2015-06-15 19:47

A Muizenberg resident who studied marine science believes Mother Nature's physical pull has caused thousands of mussels and other sea creatures to wash up on to the beach.

Divide deepens over Grand Canyon development

2015-06-12 22:39

A plan for shops, restaurants, hotels and thousands of homes near the Grand Canyon's celebrated South Rim is pitting a tiny Arizona town seeking to expand against opponents who say the development will mar one of the world's natural wonders.

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