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Authorities pooh-pooh claims of faecal contamination at an Umhlanga beach as hundreds hit by gastro

Scores of holidaymakers have reported that they contracted a gastro bug after swimming at Umhlanga’s Bronze Beach. But authorities say

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Alarm over mass vulture poisoning in Zululand

Another vulture poisoning incident, discovered two days before Christmas in far northern KwaZulu-Natal, has sparked warnings that the region’s diminishing

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Vital move to sharpen up recycling

Smoke and mirrors stuff must be cleanly dealt with Outgoing WildTrust CEO, Andrew Venter, spills a few secrets about recycling

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Lift off for African vulture safe zones

The first of at least five new “vulture safe zones” in Southern Africa are about to take off as private

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Geologist’s ‘deep view’ perspective gets climate community hot and bothered

Global warming is real and it’s happening, but a geology professor reckons the current focus on it is short-sighted, distracting

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Why are conservative men so scared of Greta Thunberg?

What is it about Greta Thunberg that scares so many ageing, conservative men? Is it because she challenges the old-world

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Ocean Watch

Environmental groups’ objections over-ruled Marches, protests and objections to drill for gas and oil along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline over the

The Thin Green Line

Can the water-rich mineral Ringwoodite provide humans with water in the future and become the “gold of the 21st century”?

Wild Walks

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It’s a wrench and a drench to leave

Pooped but proud to have finished, Shona Aylward looks back on the demanding final days of the Wild Coast hike

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Onward and upward:
Shona Aylward on Day 6

We ramble along the rutted coastline, in and out of pockets of exquisite beaches hugged by cliffs. Shona Aylward reports

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Any port in a storm:
the going gets tough on days 4 & 5

The going gets tough for  Wild Coast hiker Shona Aylward. But the scenery rewards and the history is rich, not

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