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SPCA fights parrot breeder's court bid, says it's 'bereft of any moral fibre'

2020-03-19 15:04

The Randburg SPCA is taking on parrot breeder Antonius Gerhardus Meiring, saying his court bid for the return of his birds, seized from his property earlier this year, is "bereft of any moral fibre". WARNING, SOME IMAGES MAY BE GRAPHIC.

Shark Attack! Flipping the image of our toothy friends in new conservation campaign

2020-03-11 16:45

The three-year shark and ray protection effort is led by WILDOCEANS with support from the Shark Consercation Fund.

 
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KILLER FUMES |  Eskom's mega-power station Medupi is suffocating South Africa in more ways than one: It is not just a financial black hole; it is also a health and environmental catastrophe. And the installation of crucial technology to make it less poisonous has once again been delayed. (Papi Morake/Gallo Images).

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Nominations are now open for the Rhino Conservation Awards

2020-03-25 11:45

This is the time to celebrate the unsung heroes that protect Africa's wildlife.

Illegal wildlife trade: Stern public warning after three arrested in North West

2020-03-10 15:18

The National Council of SPCAs warned the public not to buy wildlife after three men were arrested and animals rescued along the R556 Sun City Road in North West province.

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Fukushima hotspots make headlines before Olympics - but what's the risk?

2020-03-09 08:45

Warnings of radiation hotspots in parts of Fukushima that will host the Olympic torch relay and several sporting events have made headlines, but what is the risk for athletes and spectators?

Half of world's beaches could vanish by 2100, warn researchers

2020-03-02 18:34

Climate change and sea level rise are currently on track to wipe out half the world's sandy beaches by 2100, researchers warned Monday.

Global cost of air pollution $2.9 trillion a year: NGO report

2020-03-02 18:34

The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the world's GDP, an environmental research group has announced.

PICS | 'Buffel' the elephant seal spotted in Cape Point for annual molt

2020-02-25 12:58

Buffel the elephant seal has been a regular visitor to SA's shores and he has once again made an appearance for his annual molt.

Sherpa team aims for record Everest winter ascent - last achieved in 1993

2020-02-25 08:45

A team of four Sherpas is set off on Monday to attempt a record winter ascent of Mount Everest in just five days, which would also be the first winter climb of the peak in more than quarter of a century.

Nigeria probes video showing manatee dragged down street

2020-02-24 18:30

Nigeria's environment ministry has ordered an investigation into a video showing an endangered manatee being dragged along a street after the images of the captured sea mammal sparked outrage from conservationists.

Eco-Travel Itineraries: Make Greta Thunberg proud with these green trips to SA's cities

2020-03-02 04:45

Check out these stays, foodie spots, activities and markets in Cape Town, Durban and Joburg to ensure you keep your footprint small while on a trip to our major cities.

Eco-Travel Itinerary: What to see and do in the world's greenest city

2020-02-28 11:45

Durban topped the greenest city index in the world last year - here's what to see, do and eat on a city visit that's good for the planet.

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

2020-02-25 18:00

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

Nearly 50 rhino killed in Botswana in 10 months as poaching surges

2020-02-24 21:30

At least 46 rhino have been slaughtered in Botswana in 10 months, a government official says, as the southern African wildlife haven reports a surge in poaching of the endangered species.

Eco-Travel Itinerary: Going green in Cape Town

2020-02-24 11:45

Check out these spots to ensure you keep your footprint small while on a trip to South Africa's oldest city.

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