ARTICLES RELATING TO ENVIROMENT

Uber Eats SA now won’t include plastic utensils unless you ask for them

2019-10-12 12:04

Pick n Pay, Woolworths, and KFC have also recently started to ditch plastic.

A video of a tarantula swimming has re-surfaced and people are losing it

2019-06-19 10:35

A video of a tarantula paddling on top of the water is making the rounds this week and people are not having it.

R240m cash injection to fix polluted Vaal River, but it still isn't enough

2019-02-20 17:16

The SA National Defence Force's intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission has heard.

Does having children make us care more about the environment?

2018-02-02 11:45

Cape Town's water crisis has called for a shift in how we relate to our environment. Researchers take a look at whether being a parent makes you more or less likely to adopt a greener lifestyle.

Environmentalists keep up fight against coal mine

2017-08-27 06:00

Environmentalists have argued that the Mpumalanga government acted unlawfully by granting environmental authorisation to an Indian company linked to President Jacob Zuma’s nephews.

Dolphin found shot dead in Nelson Mandela Bay

2016-09-30 11:16

Researchers from the Bayworld Oceanarium in Nelson Mandela Bay have determined that a female bottlenose dolphin found stranded on Maitland Beach on Wednesday was shot.

10 ways to make your office space greener

2015-10-20 08:13

Using just one of these tips will improve your everyday work environment, overall health and even your company’s pocketbook.

New quest for quiet New York taxis, buses and trains

2015-10-16 09:07

A pair of initiatives designed to bring more peace and quiet to taxis, buses and trains moving in and about New York City has been set in motion.

I challenge you to recycle for 3 days

2015-08-20 14:01

Then you will see how much plastic you really use.

Coega announces LNG-to-power plant

2015-08-11 17:58

Plans for a liquefied natural gas power plant in Port Elizabeth will soon become a reality with Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announcing that the project will now enter the next stage of development.

 

Groups of people are wandering SA’s mountains, ‘hacking’ down alien trees for sport

2019-09-01 09:03

The country loses about R6.5-billion to invasive species and alien plants which threaten water supply.

Plastic bags will be banned at some of SA's biggest malls, including Sandton City

2019-05-13 14:33

Liberty Two Degrees, the landlord which owns some of South Africa’s most high-end shopping malls, says it will implement a "no plastic shopping bag" policy by 1 January 2020.

The densest known population of this African wild cat now lives right next door to Sasol’s industrial Mordor

2019-02-06 16:52

Researchers spent four years documenting the elusive serval found on a protected reserve used as a buffer zone around the Sasol plant in Secunda – not exactly a place you'd think hospitable to predators by the looks of it.

You can have a stylish and eco-friendly home with these décor pieces

2017-10-30 13:23

Fancy a green shopping experience? Here's how you can contribute to smart living.

Obama expands environmental legacy with 2 Western monuments

2016-12-29 09:26

President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy with final day designations of national monuments on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become key flashpoints over use of public land in the US West.

Brazil federal police indict mining executives for burst dam

2016-01-15 12:29

Brazil's federal police have indicted 3 mining companies and seven of their executives for a dam burst that caused Latin America's biggest environmental tragedy on record.

7 short-films that will change the way you see the world

2015-10-19 10:45

For generations, film has been a catalyst for change, here are 7 short films defining how it is of no measure of health being well-adjusted to a sick society.

How recycling can help the community

2015-08-20 14:01

A reader shares how she has incorporated community service into her recycling regime.

How I made recycling part of my routine

2015-08-20 14:01

People complain about recycling, but once you get into it, there is no turning back.

Prince Bernhard Scholarship for KZN water scientist

2015-07-20 08:39

A DUSI-uMngeni Conservation Trust (Duct) water health scientist has been awarded the prestigious Prince Bernhard Scholarship for nature conservation from the World Wide Fund (WWF).

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