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SA amends regulations to protect ozone layer
SA amends regulations to protect ozone layerArticle

Addressing a virtual celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries deputy minister Makhotso Sotyu said...

17 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashion
#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashionArticle

Let's take a look at what we can expect from the South African fashion industry in 2020...

Meagan Duckitt 20 Dec 2019

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environment
Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environmentArticle

InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.

Yossi Sheffi 30 Aug 2019

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Fossil fuel extraction could be contributing to climate change by heating Earth from withinArticle

Almost all scientists agree that burning fossil fuels is contributing to climate change. But agreement is less clear cut on how exactly it's influencing rising global temperatures...

Rizwan Nawaz & Adel Sharif 23 Aug 2019

Why stop at plastic bags and straws? The case for a global treaty banning most single-use plastics
Why stop at plastic bags and straws? The case for a global treaty banning most single-use plasticsArticle

Single-use plastics are a blessing and a curse. They have fuelled a revolution in commercial and consumer convenience and improved hygiene standards, but also have saturated the world's coastlines and clogged landfills...

Anastasia Telesetsky 8 Feb 2019

A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmers
A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmersArticle

Reducing nitrogen pollution around the globe is an urgent environmental goal, but extremely challenging - in part because the main human source is agriculture...

David Kanter 18 Jan 2019

Researchers release a balloon carrying instruments to measure ozone levels above Antarctica. ,
The ozone hole is both an environmental success story and an enduring global threatArticle

The headlines in recent months read like an international eco-thriller...

Shane Keating and Darryn Waugh 30 Jul 2018

Refrigeration goes green at BM Foods Cape Town factory
Refrigeration goes green at BM Foods Cape Town factoryArticle

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

Why ozone poses a challenge to food security
Why ozone poses a challenge to food securityArticle

There's substantial evidence that ozone is one of the most phytotoxic (toxic to plants) air pollutants, causing significant damage to agricultural crops worldwide...

Divya Pandey, Lisa Emberson & Sofie Mortensen 5 Apr 2018

Ozone layer declining over populated zones: study
Ozone layer declining over populated zones: studyArticle

The ozone layer that protects life on Earth from deadly ultraviolet radiation is unexpectedly declining above the planet's most populated regions, according to a study released on Tuesday, 6 February...

8 Feb 2018

Ocean plastic: clean it up, but avoid the mistakes of global climate policy
Ocean plastic: clean it up, but avoid the mistakes of global climate policyArticle

In early December 2017 the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi announced a resolution on marine litter and microplastics. The move was widely welcomed as the emerging "plastic oceans" crisis has become starkly clear...

Malcolm David Hudson 15 Dec 2017

Another green achievement for the National English Literary Museum
Another green achievement for the National English Literary MuseumArticle

The National English Literary Museum has added another first-in-SA to its list of achievements with a five-star Green Star SA PEB v1 As-Built rating...

30 May 2017

Nations meet in Rwanda to tackle greenhouse gases
Nations meet in Rwanda to tackle greenhouse gasesArticle

Envoys from nearly 200 nations met in Kigali on Thursday, 13 October, to discuss ridding the world of HFCs, gases introduced to save the ozone layer only to unwittingly assail Earth's climate...

14 Oct 2016

Shrinking hole in the ozone layer shows what collective action can achieve
Shrinking hole in the ozone layer shows what collective action can achieveArticle

The hole in the ozone layer was first discovered in 1985 by scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, who described how ozone levels above the Antarctic were steadily dropping compared to the previous decade...

Anja Schmidt and Ryan Neely 5 Jul 2016

Signs of 'healing' ozone layer over Antarctic: study
Signs of 'healing' ozone layer over Antarctic: studyArticle

The hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic has begun to shrink...

1 Jul 2016

Hybrid cars an investment for environmentally conscious buyers
Hybrid cars an investment for environmentally conscious buyersArticle

Environmentalists have lamented the effects of gasoline-powered vehicles on our ozone layer and recommend that we reduce our emissions...

Jeff Osborne 18 May 2015

The evolution of air fresheners to rare scents
The evolution of air fresheners to rare scentsArticle

Fragrances have been used over many centuries to freshen the air and mask odours. The ancient Egyptians were famous for using natural ingredients such as musk to scent their tombs...

Stephen Sandmann 19 Mar 2015

Ozone layer showing signs of recovery
Ozone layer showing signs of recoveryArticle

PRETORIA: The ozone layer was showing positive signs of recovery, a report presented by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) said.

17 Sep 2014

[WSEN 2014 Global Summit] Defy rules to save environment
[WSEN 2014 Global Summit] Defy rules to save environmentArticle

The world needs people to bend and defy the rules because this is the only way to bring about change, said Dr Gunter Pauli, keynote speaker at the environmental summit.

4 Jul 2014

Woolworths wins international award for store design
Woolworths wins international award for store designArticle

The Woolworths' flagship Waterstone store in Somerset West has won the Grand Prize for Design in the Supermarket/Grocery category awarded by the Association for Retail Environments (ARE) in Las Vegas. An independent panel of respected retail professionals from around the world judges the ARE Design Awards.

1 Apr 2014

Indoor tanning drives increase in skin cancer - study, Part 1
Indoor tanning drives increase in skin cancer - study, Part 1Article

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. While unlikely to metastasize and therefore associated with low mortality, it can be disfiguring and costly to treat. Typically, it has been seen on the heads of elderly outdoor enthusiasts: think dockworkers, golfers or Sun Belt retirees with blotchy, scabbed facial skin.

12 Jun 2013

Is going green costly or budget friendly?Article

With electricity prices on the increase, South Africans regularly feel overwhelmed when month end hits. It forces a lifestyle change and many are opting for the "green" route - but at what cost?

Rayne Neave 6 Sep 2012

New website to monitor greenhouse gasesArticle

An Australian research institute to, Monday 20 June, launched a website that allows the public to monitor greenhouse gas emissions in the southern hemisphere.

20 Jun 2011

Think before you fly
Think before you flyArticle

Do you remember when air travel was a pleasure and a privilege? No? Well, to be honest, nor do I, although I remember growing up to think that flying was glamorous and exciting.

Mark Dixon 31 Mar 2011

CSR and the new context of businessArticle

To survive and grow, companies have to accommodate changes in what the public expects of business. Failure to do so could result in serious challenges from society.

Bolaji Okusaga 14 Aug 2007

Voice from homeArticle

Worldspace announced on 27 March 2006 that it will offer its satellite-based digital radio services free of charge to the 63rd Marion Expedition team, providing them a "voice from home" and enabling the team to stay abreast of current events, even in its remote SA Agulhas location.

28 Mar 2006

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