WATCH: Bulgarian dams threaten the environment

2018-09-21 08:36

Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorised the construction of 300 new dams.

A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

2018-09-18 12:02

Craft brewers are pushing for clean water regulations and preserving rivers and streams to protect their most important ingredient

California to generate most of its power from renewable energy

2018-09-14 11:06

The US state will rely on renewable sources for 60% of energy by 2030 as climate change worsens wildfires.

Tiny beetle is killing SA's trees – and nothing can stop it

2018-09-05 07:41

The beetle bores tunnels into tree trunks where it spreads a fungus that effectively cuts off the trees' vascular system, causing them to die.

WATCH: Plane drops thousands of fish to stock mountain lakes

2018-09-02 09:43

Since 1956, hundreds of Utah's remote lakes have been stocked by airdropping fish from planes. This method is less stressful for the fish and takes less time than transporting them by road.

WATCH: 'Hairy and fluttering' - the buildings with a mind of their own

2018-08-25 21:44

To do a better job of regulating our environments, we need buildings that are not just glass boxes, says architect Doris Sung.

Whale calf carcass washes up on KZN beach

2018-08-21 09:49

A large group of bystanders have gathered at Pipeline Beach in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban,where a beached whale calf carcass has been found.

This week in 1912, a newspaper printed a spot-on warning about our warming world. We're living in the future it predicted.

2018-08-16 18:15

"Coal consumption affecting climate," read a small headline in a New Zealand newspaper 106 years ago. The story gave a stunningly succinct explanation of how humans were messing with the Earth's atmosphere.

Aggressive, alien crayfish invade Free State dams

2018-08-16 05:18

An invasive species of crayfish is taking over aquatic systems in the Free State and it is a mystery how they ended up there, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs.


Hotel Verde Cape Town exceeds 95% waste management target

2018-09-18 21:22

Verde Hotels is a sustainable property development company, showing positive results around waste minimisation and management strategies and processes.

California commits to 100% clean electricity by 2045

2018-09-12 13:39

California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation committing his state to a 100% clean electricity grid by 2045.

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

Maiden's Cove development under fire

2018-09-05 07:33

The Clifton Precinct Development Plan has been met with outrage, expressed in affidavits from the Bo-Kaap Civic Association and community activists.

Developing the biodiversity economy can create 162 000 jobs - Ramaphosa

2018-08-25 22:56

Around 162 000 jobs and R47bn can be generated through the development of the biodiversity economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

After surviving 420 million years, South Africa’s dinosaur fish could be in danger because of oil exploration

2018-08-20 11:14

The bright blue coelacanth, weighing as much as an average-sized man, were thought to be extinct until they were rediscovered. Now there are fears SA's only known colony could be wiped out due to new offshore drilling.

New species of orchid discovered in Peruvian jungle

2018-08-16 13:17

Botanists have discovered a new species of orchid in Peru's central Amazonian rainforest, the country's national parks service announced.

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: How clever transport solutions revived the city of Portland

2018-08-14 21:24

This classic documentary, narrated by Brad Pitt, looks at how transport changes revived Portland's inner city.

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