Sewage pollutes KwaZulu-Natal’s popular south coast lagoons

None of the 19 sewage treatment plants managed by the Ugu District Municipality are properly treating sewage released into rivers and lagoons


News | 15 May 2024

Remote Namaqualand diamond town battles dust and neglect

Mine told to fix the pollution problem


News | 9 May 2024

Coal mine accused of making “manifestly scurrilous” allegations against opponents

A coalition against mining in the Mabola Protected Environment want “scandalous” and “irrelevant” claims struck from court record


News | 8 May 2024

Families to leave ancestral lands as coal mine expands

Land Claims Court orders Mpumalanga mine to build them permanent houses


News | 3 May 2024

Village activists take Marikana mining company to court

Tharisa Mines is trying to gag us, say Oridile Kgatea and Rodney Kotsedi


Law | 1 May 2024

Proposed coal mine in Mpumalanga grasslands back in court

Uthaka Energy persists with plans for a colliery in Mabola Protected Environment despite six court judgments


News | 30 April 2024

Elections 2024: What the major political parties say about renewable energy

We asked the ANC, DA, EFF, IFP, FF Plus, ActionSA, PA, MK Party and RISE Mzansi


News | 26 April 2024

Judge rules for “road” in legal clash with “toads”

Noordhoek road link in Cape Town to go ahead


Brief | 24 April 2024

Sasol makes the world CO2 emissions blacklist

The company is among 57 companies in the world responsible for 80% of carbon dioxide emissions


News | 17 April 2024

African Oystercatcher bucks the trend in crashing bird populations

The species has gone from “Near Threatened” to “Least Concern” on the Red Data List


News | 16 April 2024

Alexkor vs Creecy in environment court battle

The state mining company is challenging an environmental compliance notice


News | 12 April 2024

Police and soldiers deployed to tiny West Coast fishing village

Controversial boat quotas to be reconsidered after meeting with Hondeklip Bay fishers, says fisheries department


News | 3 April 2024

Minister’s plan could wipe out African penguins, say scientists

Conservationists mount legal challenge to environment minister’s decision on fishing around breeding islands


News | 22 March 2024

We must reject the government’s dirty energy plans

This year’s Integrated Resources Plan is horrifying

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Opinion | 20 March 2024

Schools are helping sunbirds find their old routes across Cape Town

Urban sprawl has disrupted their migratory patterns


News | 19 March 2024

Volunteers collect data to mitigate effects of global heating in Tshwane

About 16 local citizen scientists, led by members of Planact, have mapped the temperatures in several parts of Pretoria


News | 8 March 2024