African vultures declining at a critical rate

African vultures are likely to qualify as ‘Critically Endangered’ under the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s global threat criteria.

Four countries are acting as safe havens for African elephants

African elephants are crossing borders to escape lawlessness and fighting.

Conservationists turn to military tactics to save African wildlife

African governments and private conservation groups are increasingly turning to militarised anti-poaching tactics to suppress the rise in illegal wildlife trade, a new Small Arms Survey says.

Could Solar Power Be the Answer to Africa’s Energy Crisis?

Despite the huge shortages of electricity and energy, Africa remains one of the biggest untapped sources of renewable energy in the world.

Powering into the future – A look at electric and hybrid cars in South Africa.

Technically, electric and hybrid cars are already available in South Africa, but not yet on quite such a widespread scale as overseas.

Africa’s first Bottle-2-Bottle plastic recycling plant opens its doors

The first Bottle-2-Bottle recycling plant in Africa was officially opened by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa in Wadeville, Johannesburg, with an investment of R75 million and the capability to produce resin that will be suitable for the carbonated drink sector.

‘Moon shot’ call on clean energy

A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.

Africa debate: Can Africa lead the way on renewable energy?

In a report published on World Environment Day, the Africa Progress Panel makes the case for Africa to emerge as a “global renewable energy superpower”. So could this be the solution to Africa’s power trouble?

Nepal snow leopard gets a radio collar

Nepalese conservationists announced on Friday that they had successfully radio-collared a second snow leopard near Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain.

The African Lion Needs Endangered Species Act Protection

The species faces imminent danger of extinction throughout significant portions of its range due to several unabated threats, including over-exploitation by recreational trophy hunting and commercial trade, loss of habitat and prey species, retaliatory killings, disease and other human-caused and natural factors.