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SOUTH AFRICA

Activists slam giant Indonesian mill for environmental damage

Green groups said on Thursday, 19 January, that one of the world's biggest pulp mills which started production on Indonesia's Sumatra island last month was causing enormous environmental damage...

20 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Report urges more work to curb overfishing despite progress

Due to stronger aquaculture supply and firm demand, record hauls for some key species and reduced wastage, global per capita fish consumption has risen above 20 kilograms...

11 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Greenpeace rebukes paper giant over farmer's death

JAKARTA - Environmental group Greenpeace said Monday it had suspended cooperation with paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper after an Indonesian farmer was allegedly beaten to death by guards linked to the company...

3 Mar 2015

INDONESIA

Indonesian indigenous groups fight climate change with GPS mapping

BANGKOK: Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.

8 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012

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