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Dlamini-Zuma urges BRICS Youth Summit to prioritise gender equality

Minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has encouraged delegates at the BRICS Youth Summit to pay particular attention to...

2 days ago

Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight

Questions have been raised again about the independence and objectivity of Adriaan du Toit, the environmental consultant who compiled the report on which basis a West Coast prospecting application was recently granted...

By John Yeld 3 days ago

CSIR contributes to landmark climate report

With humans and plants heavily reliant on the depleting water sources, a team of international scientists has put its heads together...

3 days ago

What we can learn from China's fight against environmental ruin

A good news story about China's environment is something you don't hear every day...

By Brett Bryan and Lei Gao 13 Jul 2018

Zanzibar's renewable energy plan to address climate change

While concerns about climate change are being actively addressed through different ways including pushing for enforcement of conventions and international protocols...

By Issa Yussuf 6 Jul 2018

US dogs deployed in SA to counter poaching

Earlier this week the first of 10 new counter-poaching dogs from Texas, USA landed at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng...

5 Jul 2018

Hybrid embryos raise hope of resurrecting northern white rhino - but what's the point?

Scientists have for the first time created hybrid embryos with DNA from the nearly-extinct northern white rhinoceros...

By Jason Gilchrist 5 Jul 2018

Why global environmentalists are silent on Venezuela's mining crisis

Venezuela is on a path towards environmental devastation...

By Isaac Nahon-Serfaty 2 Jul 2018

And the 'Science Oscar' goes to... EWT's Wendy Collinson

The Endangered Wildlife Trust's (EWT) Wendy Collinson was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards...

29 Jun 2018

Dana Omran named 100 Resilient Cities MD for Africa

Dana Omran has been appointed managing director for Africa at 100 Resilient Cities (100RC)...

28 Jun 2018

Rhino poacher sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment

Arrested last year inside the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West while allegedly attempting to poach rhino...

28 Jun 2018

Refrigeration goes green at BM Foods Cape Town factory

Food manufacturer BM Foods is shrinking its carbon footprint by introducing a CO2-driven refrigeration system into its new, modern Cape Town factory...

28 Jun 2018

Creepy-crawlies reared in CT to root out alien plants

Based in Westlake, the Cape Town Invasive Species Unit's Insect Mass Rearing Facility has reared more than 243,000 insects for release across the city to help root out alien invasive plants (AIP).

28 Jun 2018

Nigeria, 29 others to be insured for drought, food, cyclone

The insurance of the countries will, according to African Risk Capacity, translate to $1.bn in coverage for some 150 million people...

By Favour Nnabugwu 25 Jun 2018

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