Ocean Watch

South Africa has proclaimed 20 new marine protected areas, mirroring worldwide efforts to conserve more marine areas. But a lack

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

South Africa has proclaimed 20 new marine protected areas, mirroring worldwide efforts to conserve more marine areas. But a lack

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

Keen to write a few environmental wrongs? Do you have a conservation story that needs to be told, but are

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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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Coronavirus Chronicles

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The Sars-Cov-2 virus has been detected in a number of wastewater treatment plants in KwaZulu-Natal. Fatima Khan reports on how