Police complaint laid against CapeNature for euthanising lion cub found in Cape Town home

2019-12-06 18:36

The police's Stock Theft Unit has opened a case against CapeNature over its decision to euthanise a lion cub which was found in possession of three men in Athlone.

Experts puzzle over massive fish die-off in Sedgefield

2018-10-17 07:42

Experts from CapeNature are puzzling over a die-off of fish in the Groenvlei Lake in the Goukamma Nature Reserve, near Sedgefield.

Diver goes missing off Dyer Island

2017-10-03 09:04

A man who went diving at Dyer Island, off the Overberg coast in the Western Cape, has yet to be found, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

Conservation detection dog, a first for SA

2014-03-10 10:02

South African experts have gained the help of man's best friend to carry out conservation detection work on the endangered geometric tortoise.

Robberg - A slice of serenity

2013-10-22 13:41

The property developers must have licked their lips when they saw Robberg - but today it’s a nature reserve, managed by CapeNature, and thank goodness for that, says Scott Ramsay.

CapeNature gets half W Cape budget

2013-03-26 10:40

Western Cape conservation agency CapeNature will get just over half the province's annual environmental affairs and developmental planning budget.

Development threatens fynbos

2012-11-09 10:31

Local unchecked development of sensitive areas is one of the key factors threatening fynbos species, an expert has said.


CapeNature explains why it euthanised lion cub found in Cape Town home

2019-12-05 15:41

Faced with one of the "hardest decisions", CapeNature has explained why it euthanased a lion cub which was found in possession of three men in Athlone, after coming in for criticism for the decision.

WATCH: The battle for the future of the Cape mountain zebra

Having beaten extinction once, the Cape mountain zebra is now facing a new battle for survival. And the key may lie with an isolated population in the remote Gamkaberg mountains.

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New 85 000ha reserve proclaimed in Western Cape

2014-09-24 11:00

A new nature reserve – the first in 20 years in the Western Cape – has been declared across 85 000ha of the Succulent Karoo region.

4 000 penguins threatened after diesel spill

2014-02-28 12:14

A fishing trawler that spilled 10 000 liters of diesel after it collided with rocks near the Stony Point Penguin colony has placed the lives of 4 000 penguins in jeopardy.

Volunteers in Cedar tree rescue mission

2013-05-20 09:31

Volunteers have worked to plant scores of cedar trees after a devastating fire destroyed large tracts of vegetation earlier this year.

SA warned on summer snake bites

2012-12-10 16:05

Summer in the Western Cape means that snakes will be more active and there may be potentially dangerous encounters between the reptiles and the public.

Experts race to save fynbos

2012-11-08 14:04

Fynbos remains threatened and efforts are under way to expand the knowledge of the biome which is unique in the world.

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