New human related species found at Maropeng

A new species of hominin has been unveiled at Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg, that is being described as a new branch of the human family tree.

The Black Mambas, a Mostly Female Anti-Poaching Unit, Wins Top U.N. Award

Talk about some serious girl power.

National Greening Project

Pretoria – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana has called on forestry partners to give life to a broad national greening project as a means of ensuring a brighter future for children.

Rhino poaching ‘ringleader’ loses bail appeal

Pretoria – The alleged ringleader of a rhino poaching syndicate has lost his renewed bid for bail.

Business case for green buildings more compelling

Johannesburg – The business case to invest in green buildings is becoming more compelling every year, according to Brian Wilkinson, CEO of the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

The Desolenator gets the People’s Choice at INDEX awards

When I first looked at the Desolenator, one of the 46 nominees in the INDEX awards, I was a bit dubious.

S Africa’s renewables programme the basis of green economy

South Africa’s successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has not only brought in hundreds of billions of rands in economic infrastructure investment

Lions rescued from circuses coming to SA

Johannesburg – A group of 33 lions, rescued from ten circuses in Peru and Colombia, will be relocated to a sanctuary in Limpopo next month

2 tons of elephant tusks seized in Vietnam

Hanoi – Customs officers in Vietnam seized more than two tons of elephant tusks

Anti-Poaching Team Fights To Save Newborn Baby Elephant In Mozambique

UPDATE: We’re very sad to report that despite every effort to save him, Rascal the elephant calf died earlier today, most likely from shock.