Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Experts from CapeNature are puzzling over a die-off of fish in the Groenvlei Lake in the Goukamma Nature Reserve, near Sedgefield.
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.
South African experts have gained the help of man's best friend to carry out conservation detection work on the endangered geometric tortoise.
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.
Western Cape conservation agency CapeNature will get just over half the province's annual environmental affairs and developmental planning budget.
Local unchecked development of sensitive areas is one of the key factors threatening fynbos species, an expert has said.
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.
A new nature reserve – the first in 20 years in the Western Cape – has been declared across 85 000ha of the Succulent Karoo region.
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 have worked to plant scores of cedar trees after a devastating fire destroyed large tracts of vegetation earlier this year.
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.
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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