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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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Buzz off! Stinky solutions for a jumbo problem

Elephants can fundamentally alter the landscapes as they forage, damaging or killing large trees. Now researchers are trying out pungent

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Win in war on logging pirates

Mozambique has recorded a measure of success recently against wildlife poachers and illegal loggers, thanks to stronger enforcement. Fred Kockott

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Silver lining to Dusi pollution calamity?

Durban-Pietermaritzburg river pollution a microcosm of nationwide water pollution control failures First published by GroundUp by Tony Carnie Sometimes, a

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Shea class: Midlands school scores in water compo

A RURAL KwaZulu-Natal Midlands school has taken top honours in a national programme that encourages water conservation and implementing the

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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

Powerful image sheds light on efforts to save rhinos Fred Kockott and Mlu Mdletshe report First published by GroundUp  

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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