WATCH: Waste not: South Africa makes world's first human urine brick

2018-11-15 15:25

One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down the loo.

Recovery of endangered whales hampered by humans long after hunting

2018-11-08 06:10

When an endangered female North Atlantic right whale spends months, even years, disentangling itself from cast-off fishing nets, there's not much energy left over for mating and nursing calves.

Four SA rhinos die after Chad conservation effort

2018-11-06 15:42

Four out of six South African rhinos that were transferred to a park in southeast Chad in a bid to revive the endangered species have died, but not from poaching, conservationists say.

Nature under assault: Key indicators

2018-10-31 12:25

The World Wildlife Fund and partners have tracked population changes in Earth's animal species for decades. News from the latest "Living Planet" report is more grim than ever.

Zimbabwe white rhino destined for DRC 'shot in pen': report

2018-10-22 06:07

One of the ten white rhinos captured in Zimbabwe for export to the DRC had to be shot after it injured a game ranger while in captivity, a newspaper is reporting.

Tourism vital to sustain SA’s game reserves

2018-10-21 16:06

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says growing safari tourism is vital to sustain and develop South Africa’s game reserves and the conservation work they do.

PICS: Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

2018-10-05 11:51

Melania Trunp has taken part in a baby elephant feeding as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts.

Over 300 endangered turtles hatch in Singapore

2018-10-01 11:05

More than 300 hawksbill turtles have hatched on beaches in Singapore this month and been released into the sea, authorities said, in a boost for the critically endangered creatures.

Two young lions the new 'kings of the Free State' after veld fire

2018-09-23 15:30

Two young lions are the new kings of a Free State sanctuary after a fire destroyed enclosures where they were held in captivity, the Four Paws organisation said

Hundreds of police enter German forest protest camp

2018-09-05 21:31

German news agency dpa is reporting that hundreds of police have entered a forest that protesters are trying to stop from being chopped down for a coal mine


WATCH: Hundreds of buffaloes drown in Botswana

2018-11-08 13:37

More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Botswana this week, the government says.

WATCH: The future of wind power

2018-11-07 20:45

Countries around the world may be scaling back subsidies for wind power, but that doesn't seem to be slowing sales for the big business players.

Venezuela's vanishing red bird gets a coffee pick-me-up

2018-11-05 06:58

An endangered, tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of a human hand has brought together an international team including scientists from the United States and Venezuelan coffee farmers set on rescuing it from extinction.

China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products

2018-10-30 12:22

China says it will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under 'special circumstances', reversing a previous ban and bringing condemnation from conservation groups.

Two rhinos die in Chad after being relocated from SA

2018-10-21 18:06

Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to re-introduce the animals, officials say.

Canals remain an open sore in Masiphumele wetlands

2018-10-13 11:42

More than a year after the Western Cape government told the City of Cape Town to clean up the wetlands informal settlement in Masiphumelele, residents are unhappy about the lack of progress.

WATCH: 'The Beach' of movie fame to stay closed for rehab

2018-10-03 20:04

Authorities in Thailand have indefinitely extended the closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists.

Wetlands disappearing three times faster than forests - study

2018-09-27 17:05

Wetlands, among the world's most valuable and biodiverse ecosystems, are disappearing at alarming speed amid urbanisation and agriculture shifts, conservationists said.

WATCH: Taking flight with one of the world's rarest birds

2018-09-11 20:16

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.

WATCH: How rhino droppings could help save species from extinction

2018-08-31 20:01

"Saving species with faeces". That's the name of a new initiative aimed at preventing global extinction of threatened species.

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