ARTICLES RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

Sasol intentionally polluted the Vaal River, SAHRC inquiry hears

2019-02-21 05:25

An official at Sasol Secunda has accused the petrochemical giant of intentionally polluting the Vaal River.

Russia launches giant gas project in the Arctic

2017-12-11 08:53

Russia has launched its Yamal gas plant in Arctic Siberia, a gigantic project in one of the world's most remote areas.

Tribal head who led Dakota Access pipeline fight voted out

2017-09-28 20:01

The American Indian leader who spearheaded opposition to the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has been ousted as Standing Rock Sioux chair.

SA coal mines leave legacy of ruin

2017-04-19 10:51

Oxpeckers publishes never-before-seen data exposing the lack of mine closures, despite R45bn being held in financial provisions for rehabilitation in 2015.

Himalayan glaciers granted status of 'living entities'

2017-04-02 21:35

An Indian court has recognised Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as "legal persons" in an effort to curb environmental destruction.

Zwelithini urges Zulu people to protect rhinos

2016-09-25 06:03

King Goodwill Zwelithini called on Zulu people to defend the province’s natural resources, including rhinos.

Don’t gentrify the poor out of Hout Bay - Fawu

2015-09-11 13:16

The Food and Allied Workers Union has handed a memorandum to the City of Cape Town, calling for Oceana to continue operating in Hout Bay.

UK environmental record ranges from bad to worse

2014-09-16 09:45

British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago.

Women to gain from environmental jobs

2013-08-20 14:58

At least 55% of the employment opportunities to be created by the department of water and environmental affairs will be for women and the youth.

 

Edna Molewa remembered for her loyalty, selflessness

2018-10-04 21:49

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has described late Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa as a "selfless, respectful and loyal" person.

Dems slam Arctic drilling plan as 'polar payout'

2017-10-18 13:21

Democrats and environmental groups are denouncing a Republican plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic national wildlife refuge.

Supporters of US national park want to block refinery

2017-05-27 21:00

Meridian Energy Group is developing what it bills as "the cleanest refinery on the planet" in North Dakota, despite its proximity to picturesque Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Defending the earth

2017-04-13 11:35

Kumi Naidoo, a former executive director of Greenpeace, continues to lobby business leaders to bring about drastic changes that will address climate change and economic inequality.

Madrid begins vehicle bans to fight pollution

2016-12-28 15:05

Madrid's town hall hopes to sharply reduce pollution levels by limiting vehicle circulation for the first time, based on registration plate numbers

A sense of national pride in our parks

2016-09-18 06:09

South Africans are people of the land. Our country is richly endowed with natural resources, including plants, animals, rivers, marine areas and mountains, unspoilt forests, parks and unique ecosystems – some of these are found only here, and nowhere else on earth.

But I TOLD you so!

2015-03-26 12:22

You know that feeling when you can see something's about to go pear-shaped, but no one seems to care? Lili Radloff gets that a lot.

Minimise footprint of SA's green projects

2014-02-03 14:06

Managers of green energy projects should look at alternative methods as an environmentally-friendly option for road building and restoration, says an expert.

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