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

Hydrogen project splits Richtersveld community

A mega green hydrogen project and port development are planned for Boegoebaai

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Feature | 7 March 2024

Cape Town’s ocean-bound sewage options unveiled

City to deal with the 32-million litres of raw sewage it pumps out to sea every day


News | 9 February 2024

Communities demand more benefits from mines in their towns

About 200 people attended a summit hosted by Mining Affected Communities United in Action in Pretoria


News | 8 February 2024

Steel mill in Cape Town ordered to comply with air quality regulations

Kamal-CISCO told to cease operations and meet conditions of emissions licence


News | 5 February 2024

Laundry offers free showers to homeless people

LaundReCycle is energy and water self-sufficient. It has been running since 2021 at the Streetscapes Urban Farm.


Brief | 30 January 2024

Meticulous Eastern Cape effort to keep vultures from extinction

Vultures disabled by powerline collisions are taken care of and given a place to breed


News | 25 January 2024

In photos: Beautiful bioluminescence at Muizenberg

Red tide lights up False Bay coast


Brief | 16 January 2024

Get rid of leaf blowers: they pollute and their purpose is dubious

Many use two-stroke engines which are an environmental hazard


Science | 14 December 2023

Picket against fossil fuels at Muizenberg beach

Protests coincide with COP28 summit underway in Dubai


Brief | 11 December 2023

Australian company to start seismic survey off West Coast in January

Environmental report acknowledges that seismic blasts, which are much louder than gunshots, can kill fish particularly those with swim bladders


News | 7 December 2023