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The big fence: Historical divisions plague conservation efforts in South Africa

A ‘big war’ rages between those who can legally harvest natural resources and those who can’t

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Women snappers hunt for best shots

Capturing memorable wildlife moments on camera is sometimes the stuff of heartbreak, hope and missed opportunities.

Conservation Watch Environment Khetha Journalism Project

Cinema magic introduces Pangolins to Cape Flats

Sometimes, when there are big, pressing environmental problems to tackle, it’s best to begin at home. 

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Double dealing in Harare wetlands crisis

It’s the poor and working class who suffer most from high-handed and selective solutions to illegal building on swamps.

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Strelitzia seed pickers clash with conservancy residents

Tough times on KwaZulu-Natal South Coast have seen people turn to an unusual, wild harvest to make ends meet.

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Looking for a Spider-Man sequel? The real thing is spinning a Hollyweb blockbuster in our backyards

It’s not only the man in the red-and-blue suit who has super-powers – the real thing is pretty special too, especially their webs. Fatima Khan spins a tale First published in the Daily Maverick The next installment in the Spider-Man franchise will  be showing at a cinema near you from 17 December. Expect the usual box office-busting blend of special effects, teen romance and non-stop action. The plot of Spider-Man: No Way Home is under wraps for now, but with