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Activists lose bid to shut down coal mine

Interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine thrown out with costs

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Fish farming fervour gets “dished”

Plans to use fish farming as a way to lift the country out of the economic ghetto took a beating at a recent marine science session. Thabiso Goba was at

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Gastropod girl Janna is pitch perfect

Things are moving a little quicker for a KwaZulu-Natal student of snails after she was picked to pitch for film funding.

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Surfers give a “high five” to increased ocean protection

SUPPORTERS of WildOceans “Only This Much” campaign are still riding a wave of excitement following the South African government’s decision to increase protection of the oceans.

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Conservationists face up to jumbo problems

 Legislation enables culling, but KZN conservationists stick to alternative controls, write Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba

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Court scuppers mining, rebukes ministers

A court has set aside a decision to permit a coal mine in a protected environment and important water source in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. And Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi

Training

Lights, camera…Oops!

Roving Reporters intern Bukeka Silekwa witness a nightmare moment in broadcasting and deftly sidesteps another.

Training

Huang on a Mao: more to China’s African adventure than meets the eye

Twenty students from across the country worked with a Wits Vuvuzela team to cover the 14th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference at the university. Thabiso Goba was one of them.

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Relocated rhinos die, struggle in Chad

Poaching has been ruled out after the discovery of two black rhino carcasses in Chad’s Zakouma National Park.

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Conservationists lock horns over rhinos

China’s decision to ease its ban on elements of the domestic trade in rhino and tiger products will come under scrutiny at this week’s Conservation Symposium in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.