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Will green technology kill Chile's deserts?

2020-02-20 14:45

The Atacama in northern Chile is the driest desert in the world, and may be the oldest, but lithium mining may be slowly killing the region's ability to sustain life.

WATCH | Elusive Hermes the caracal enjoys a sundowner dinner on the slopes of Table Mountain

2020-02-20 04:45

A dinner date with Hermes the caracal on Kloof Corner - a local Captonian sundowner spot hidden under the shadow of Table Mountain.

WATCH | How not to wake-up a leopard

2020-02-19 11:45

We often hear the saying that we should let sleeping dogs lie, but we never hear the same being said about leopards. After this video, maybe we should change that.

Higher Antarctic temperatures bad news for South Africa's climate

2020-02-15 07:29

Researchers note that the Antarctic has experienced a temperature spike as part of a warming climate trend that could impact on South African weather.

 
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STENCH |  A primary school in Orange Farm, Johannesburg, has been temporarily closed because raw sewage was flowing into classrooms and clogged toilets, some riddled with maggots. (Papi Morake/Gallo Images)

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WATCH | Albino baby elephant Khanyisa is doing all the cute things at SA orphanage

2020-02-19 04:45

Baby Khanyisa was rescued in January from a poacher's snare and is currently recovering at the Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development centre.

PICS | Super rare pink manta ray spotted in the Great Barrier Reef

2020-02-17 20:45

Its name is Inspector Clouseau and is the only known pink manta ray in the world.

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PICS | Valentine's Day baby rhino surprise for Aquila

2020-02-14 12:04

The anti-poaching unit at Aquila Private Game Reserve started their Valentine’s Day with the most beautiful bundle-of-love sighting on Valentine's Day.

WATCH | From squirting squid to shrimp smoothies - this is what's on the menu at Two Oceans Aquarium

2020-02-14 04:45

Ever wondered what the diet of the marine animals at the aquarium is?

Conservation capture: SA's biggest land claim settlement 'a mess'

2020-02-04 08:37

Dividends of South Africa’s biggest land claim settlement are benefiting less than a third of intended recipients. What does this mean for ecotourism on community land bordering the Kruger National Park?

Government should stay on course with renewables shift, says Deloitte exec

2020-02-09 14:31

Deloitte Africa's leader in energy resources and industrials, Andrew Lane, told Fin24 that decarbonisation would become a much more prominent issue for South Africa in the coming years and that every bit of progress was significant.

WATCH | Orcas attack great white off the coast of Knysna

2020-02-07 11:37

Two orcas were filmed encircling the unfortunate shark in what appears to be a hunt.

US astronaut returns to Earth after longest mission by woman

2020-02-06 18:07

NASA's Christina Koch returned to Earth safely on Thursday after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station.

Aussie croc wrangler joins Indonesia bid to save tyre-tied reptile

2020-02-13 18:29

An Australian television personality has thrown his hat in the ring to help capture a giant Indonesian crocodile and remove a motorcycle tyre stuck around its neck.

Photos show how life is returning to Australian forests that were devastated by wildfires

2020-02-13 06:19

From plants to animals, photos show how budding life is returning to the scorched region.

Air pollution costs R118bn a day, says NGO

2020-02-12 18:35

The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the entire world's economic output, an environmental research group said on Wednesday.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea - USGS

2020-02-09 10:55

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey has said, but no tsunami warning has immediately been issued.

The amount of rhinos poached in SA last year

2020-02-06 04:45

But even with this decline in poaching, we are far off from success as this endangered animal is fast-disappearing from our ecosystem. From 769 to 594: Why a drop in SA's rhino poaching numbers 'doesn't mean success'

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