For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
Sprinkles. More clouds than sun. Cool.
Flocks of feathered fowl in fantastical shapes are the subject of Catalan photographer Xavi Bou's spellbinding project.
Sanccob expects another 50 oiled African penguins from the St Croix Island as the battle to rescue the sea birds continues.
Snowball, a cockatoo, first went viral for its dance moves in 2007. Now, scientists believe he's taught himself 14 distinct moves.
Bird-lovers are up in arms after a Tesco in Norwich in the UK put up netting to prevent swallows nesting above shopping trolleys – after travelling more than 8,000 kilometres from South Africa to do so.
A huge flight of birds were seen swirling in mesmerising shapes above the sky of Nekrasovakaya, a village in Russia's Krasnodar Region.
The northern bald ibis is one of the world's rarest birds. In the first project of its kind, conservationists in microlites are helping to reintroduce the species.
The turbines are not necessarily the sustainable developments they are touted to be, with bird experts and environmentalists calling for stricter policing of wind farms.
Feral and pet cats kill more than one million birds in Australia every day, new research has shown, with the staggering slaughter driving the decline of many species.
At least one species of sea-faring bird uses its sense of smell to navigate over ocean waters, according to a novel experiment described in a study.
Wildlife advocates say a growing number of bald eagles are being poisoned by ingesting lead from ammunition in animal carcasses left behind by hunters.
"Upon further investigation, we found there was no aircraft," a US military spokesperson said in the wake of a White House lockdown.
The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds is frantically rescuing oil-covered sea birds near Port Elizabeth.
A curry-covered seagull made news in England when passing motorists mistook it for a rare tropical bird.
What started as five-year journey into the world of South African cranes by wildlife photographer Daniel Dolpire and bird expert David Allan has ended in the publication of their “coffee table” book, The Sentinels.
Insurance companies won't cover drones. These videos show exactly why that is.
Two Tanzanian men caught with 16 ostrich eggs were sentenced to 25 years in jail after being convicted of "economic sabotage".
The graceful mute swan, symbol of love and hero of storybooks, is targeted for destruction by wildlife managers in New York and other states.
Investigators have discovered more than 2 000 snakes, parrots, chickens and other animals - around half of them dead - at an industrial park near Los Angeles.
Land mammals and reptiles in the Pacific islands facing extinction due to habitat loss, hunting and other threats, could be decimated by climate change, a study has shown.
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