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Environment Thin Green Line

Xolobeni heroes in running for national awards

The Xolobeni community is among the finalists in a national environmental awards that recognises people, products and innovations helping to build a more sustainable world.

Environment Ocean Watch

Marine science student inspired to make film to save to the Wild Coast

A DURBAN marine biology student hopes to be become a game setter in saving the Pondoland Marine Protected Area (MPA) from heavy minerals mining. RALPH MAKADI  and CRAIG BISHOP report.

Environment Man Friday Thin Green Line

Cape wildlife gets a lethal dose of urban poison

In his latest Man Friday column, Tony Weaver, reflects on why he is removing poison rat traps from his house.

Environment Ocean Watch Wild Walk series

Ten more swimmers join the Wild Friends campaign trail

A group of Capetonians are swimming a 22km relay from Cape Point to Simonstown tomorrow to support conservation efforts in the sensitive northern Wild Coast eco-system which is under threat

Environment Ocean Watch

Pulling out all the strokes to save the Wild Coast

A group of sea-sunned, East London open water swimming obsessives are also pulling out all their strokes to support eco-tourism, marine conservation and associated environmental journalism training in the Pondoland

Environment Ocean Watch

Volunteers bag tons in Beachwood cleanup

Volunteers are clearing storm debris from Durban’s beaches. They tackled the Beachwood Mangroves at the weekend and are now turning their attention to Toti and the city’s central beaches

Environment Wild Walk series

A revelation of a rugged sort

Mother Nature put the brakes on a daring wild coast swim, but a seed has been planted  for a new  environmental education initiative – and a chance to make media

Environment Ocean Watch

System failure: sewage spill shuts Durban beaches

Bathing has been banned in South Africa’s surf city, writes Fred Kockott. This report was updated on 11 May.

Training

Buck up! Time to apply for the RR internship – 2019

The Durban-based environmental journalism training agency, Roving Reporters, is recruiting two to three interns to assist us in covering environmental and social justice issues.

Social and Justice issues

OPINION: Caster Semenya – not normal enough?

Our heroes have always been different from the norm. Picking on Caster Semenya amounts to double-standards, says writer-producer Gordon Greaves What the International Association of Athletics Federations has done to