Ocean Watch

THE rural South African school that won an international award for its wise water use is again making waves and

The United Nations health agency has missed the boat on conserving sharks, say activists. Nico Booyens and Natalie dos Santos

Rio Button reports from the Southern Cape on a citizen science mercy mission.

Conservation Watch

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Wild about weeds

We are often in a rush to rid our gardens of blackjacks, stinging nettles and a bunch of other bitter

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Enviro Champs tackle Pietermaritzburg river pollution

A community-based programme is helping to clean rivers in the KZN capital. Thobani Ngomane and Matthew Hattingh report.

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Swimming against the tide of sewage: Standerton sanfus stir up action

An intrepid band of activist-athletes are drawing attention to a pressing pollution problem, with their latest target the Vaal River that

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Heads up for rookie environmental writers

The window period for submission of story pitches has closed – June 15 2021   Keen to write a few

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Hiya ladies, I am in a wooing mood!
. . . Spider love can be so strange

When it comes to wooing aggressive females, spiders can really spin the charm… just ask David Attenborough and Jurgen Otto.

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Trial may shed light on Wild Coast violence

A much-delayed case, back before the courts, brings to light community conflict over mineral sands mining plans. Fred Kockott reports. 

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