A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala

2019-06-20 05:59

A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering the story.

'Hey hey, ho, ho, fossil fuels have got to go!': Youth take to the streets over climate change

2019-06-15 17:21

Hundreds of youth in Cape Town and Pretoria marched to demand that the government urgently act on climate change.

Cape Town residents have 2 more days to register solar panels with the city – or else

2019-05-27 12:24

At one stage non-registered systems were believed to make up 70% of the solar panels in the City of Cape Town, before the call to register rooftop PV was launched.

7 takeouts on the #EHTBlackHole and its fiery halo: 'Looking at the gates of hell ... the point of no return'

2019-04-10 18:59

Astronomers have finally unveiled the first photo of a black hole. Here are some interesting points.

Four times our favourite celebs slayed in green

2019-03-18 11:59

Green is dazzling, refreshing, and playful. From bright lime and emerald greens to dark olive and pine greens, you can definitely find a hue and tone that works for you.

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Take a look: South African farmers have built the first floating solar park in Africa

Found on the picturesque farm Marlenique Estate, just outside of Franschhoek, the floating solar park can produce 60 kilowatts of energy.

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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.

On board the SA Agulhas II: Farewell to 5m swells as young scientists finally stretch their sea legs

2018-07-13 15:57

In the pre-dawn hours, the crashing and rolling of the ship stopped and there was silence. We were anchored in Table Bay, out of the 5m swells driven by the cold front, waiting to come into Cape Town harbour.

#WednesdayWishlist: I wish my wardrobe only consisted of these 10 things

2018-07-11 11:41

Why do I even keep shopping when I know these items are my true wardrobe loves?

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WATCH: SA restaurant chain swaps plastic straws for pasta

Local Italian restaurant chain Lupa Osteria ditched plastic straws for good after finding an alternative that's been under their noses the whole time. Watch.

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Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

2019-06-19 06:09

In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government.

Cape Town will use aerial photos to spot unregistered solar panels in suburbs

2019-05-30 14:42

Some 1,200 solar PV panel systems have already been registered.

It just became much easier for businesses to move off Eskom's grid - here's why

2019-05-17 16:52

It could spark a flood of South African businesses, malls and factories applying for renewable energy projects.

UNVEILED: See the first-ever image of a black hole and its fiery halo

2019-04-10 15:18

Scientists have managed to capture the first-ever image of a black hole by correlating data from a global network of radio telescopes.

Eco-sustainability – how is the car industry responding?

2019-03-05 14:30

From used oil to battery components, the proportion of the modern car that can be re-used or recycled is steadily growing. Is the auto industry responding to eco-sustainability?

These South African products contain a controversial ingredient

2018-11-14 06:13

If you want to avoid palm oil in groceries and cosmetics, you'll want to steer clear of many products from some of the largest consumer companies in the world, and a lot of fast food too.

This colour trend might just be the next millennial pink

2018-08-23 11:44

Definitely controversial, this neon colour might not be everyone's vibe.

On Board the SA Agulhas 2: From sea bird spotters to humpback whales, this ship requires all hands on deck

2018-07-12 06:54

Gone is the placid ocean of the last two days, as we head towards Cape Agulhas through bumpy seas under grey skies.

On board the SA Agulhas 2: Hi-tech labs, little white dogs and potential stowaways

2018-07-10 18:02

Join Melanie Gosling as she writes from on board South Africa’s state-of-the-art marine research ship, the SA Agulhas II.

The new Pick n Pay 'plastic' bag can be used as compost in your garden - this is what it looks like

2018-07-03 13:24

The compostable bags are made of maize or potato starch, and will break down after three to six months depending on conditions.

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