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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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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The story behind the murder of anti-mining activist, Fikile Ntshangase

Fikile Ntshangase will be buried tomorrow.  Roving Reporters looks into the background to her murder last Thursday evening. Mine boss

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Fikile Ntshangase opposed a mine extension. Now she has been murdered

Violence on border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park linked to fears of mass retrenchments Fikile Ntshangase, a vocal opponent of plans

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