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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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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

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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.

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London eyes on SA water wizzes

A KWAZULU-NATAL school has taken two awards at an international water conservation competition.

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Exposé of fake ANC members

Former Roving Reporters intern, Sabelo Nsele, now working for The Witness, scooped a regional Vodacom Journalism the Year award last night for exposing fake ANC membership cards in the build-up

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What Roving Reporters can do for an international intern

Not all journalism students are lucky enough to get a front page byline and a private, in-person interview with the National Geographic Storytelling Grants Program Officer on their first internship.

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South Africa’s oceans get much needed protection

The South African government’s approval of an expanded network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been welcomed as “visionary”, writes FRED KOCKOTT Work on the new approved network of