Blue Crane Massacre

In a massive blow to the population of South Africa’s national bird, between 200 and a thousand blue cranes have been poisoned, allegedly by a well-known Northern Cape farmer.

Shale Gas an ‘Unlikely’ Prospect, not Necessarily Cheap – WWF-SA

A preliminary report by the World Wide Fund for Nature-South Africa (WWF-SA) has described shale gas as a marginal resource that remains reliant on a high gas or oil price and reasonable tax incentives, and may not provide as “cheap” a source of domestic energy as contended by private firms and State agencies.

Gauteng Moving Towards Renewable Energy

Gauteng is moving towards renewable energy to take pressure off the struggling national energy grid, the province’s infrastructure development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza said on Tuesday.

The Documentary that Could Save Africa’s Oldest National Park

Bribery, shoot-outs, smuggling, secret cameras, endangered baby gorillas, a law-breaking multinational corporation, and heroes willing to die for their cause.

Scientists Alarmed at Short-Term Eroding Gases

Environmental scientists raised concern on Monday at rising levels of gases that attack Earth’s protective ozone layer, including manmade chemicals not covered by a key UN treaty.

SA to Host the Next International Renewable Energy Conference

The Government of South Africa announced that it has teamed up with REN21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century – to organise the next International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) in South Africa in autumn 2015.

Pangolin Rescued at Liuwa Plain National Park

The Liuwa Plain National Park law enforcement team recently caught a poacher with a live pangolin.

Third of our Food Depend on Pollinators

We need to protect our honey bees, not only for their survival, but also for our own.

It’s all About the Bike for Young SA Entrepreneur

Jeffrey Mulaudzi has not looked backed since he first seized the opportunity to build a business on the potential offered by the Fifa World Cup, hosted by South Africa in 2010.

CANSA Advises Farmers to Conduct Prefracking Water Tests

Nonprofit organisation for cancer prevention the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) has advised farmers whose farms border on officially identified hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, operations in the Karoo, in the Eastern Cape, to finance professional baseline analyses of their drinking water before fracking starts.