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WATCH: Not so fantastic: Can Japan end its love affair with plastic?

2019-03-20 14:31

From bento boxes to individually wrapped bananas, plastic reigns supreme in Japan. But amid global concern about single-use waste, new legislation could help end the country's love affair with plastic.

This campaign is aimed at increasing ocean protection in SA to 10% - how you can contribute

2019-03-20 10:30

After declaring 5% of South Africa's ocean as marine protected areas, WILDOCEANS is looking for a new campaign to meet the country international obligation to protect 10% by 2020.

NEW DISCOVERY: Mysterious killer whale with small white eye patch

2019-03-19 22:09

Scientists have found a new type of killer whale in the waters off South America. The type D or subantarctic killer whale has a more rounded head, a narrow dorsal fin and a small white eye patch.

 
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THREAT:  Conservationists predicted that without immediate action, orangutans are likely to be the first great ape to become extinct in the wild. (Binsar Bakkara, AP)

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Breakthrough sheep study shows frozen semen is viable 50 years later

2019-03-20 12:27

Australian researchers say sheep semen frozen for 50 years has been successfully used to inseminate ewes, resulting in more than 30 pregnancies - demonstrating the viability of long-term storage of semen.

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Legalising rhino horn trade the obvious answer to SA's poaching problems

2019-03-18 11:06

Those who are opposed to legal rhino horn trading either do not understand the realities of rhino conservation, or have a vested interest in rhino remaining endangered, writes Peter Oberem.

Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo

2019-03-16 11:35

Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders into action on climate change.

101 sea turtles found dead on Mexican beaches

2019-03-16 07:06

Authorities in Mexico are investigating the deaths of 101 sea turtles found on beaches in six municipalities of the southern state of Guerrero.

WATCH: Manta rays perform in the Singapore aquarium

2019-03-15 09:42

Visitors to a Singapore aquarium can now witness first-hand the intelligence of reef manta rays – the aquarium’s largest and most iconic species – and their close bonds with aquarists (divers).

WATCH: US-Russian crew reach International Space Station

2019-03-15 11:18

Three new crew members have arrived at the International Space Station. The two Americans and one Russian join three crew members who were already there.

WATCH: James Bond to drive an eco-friendly car

2019-03-14 13:15

James Bond will reportedly drive an eco-friendly Aston Martin Rapide E in the next movie in the series.

Go Wild: The latest wildlife sightings in South Africa

2019-03-15 22:00

Check out the most popular wildlife sightings in our beautiful country!

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

2019-03-15 11:19

Students in more than 1 000 cities worldwide are planning to skip class in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming.

Want to boost foreign investment and limit load shedding? Look to renewables

2019-03-15 06:00

The CSIR found that without renewables, load shedding would have hit SA harder in 2018. In 2015, 85% of all foreign direct investment in SA was attributed to local renewables. So why is the Coal Transportation Forum taking Eskom to court? asks Brenda Martin.

Mozambique lashed with rain, strong winds as cyclone loses power

2019-03-15 12:12

Mozambique has been lashed by strong winds and widespread rain as a tropical cyclone loses power after making landfall in the country.

US to build six nuclear power plants in India

2019-03-15 09:13

The United States and India have agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including building six US nuclear power plants in India, according to a joint statement.

Suffer the children: How air pollution hurts the youngest

2019-03-14 12:29

Air pollution can have devastating health effects for people of all ages, but children are more vulnerable and face specific risks that can last a lifetime, experts say.

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