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Manguo’s murky waters and the blame game

There’s plenty of finger pointing as a Kenyan wetland withers.

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On a wing and a prayer: How perestroika put a Cape bird-lover on a fascinating new path

Stats prof Les Underhill has helped build a new model army of citizen scientists

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Troubled waters: hope and haggling in struggle for swamp

Can renewed efforts save Kenya’s Manguo wetland and its wildlife? 

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Crypto-currency windfall for wildlife  

An online platform is making it greener, cheaper and easier to support conservation agencies worldwide.

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‘Environmental hero company’ charged for massive Durban air, water and soil pollution

Marathon legal case looms large for agrochemical giant in wake of Durban’s disastrous chemical spill.

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New narratives needed on wildlife trafficking

Roving Reporters is helping spearhead an innovative journalism project in the Greater Kruger National Park.

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Wild about weeds

We are often in a rush to rid our gardens of blackjacks, stinging nettles and a bunch of other bitter things. But Julia Invernizzi wised up on a recent walk.

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Enviro Champs tackle Pietermaritzburg river pollution

A community-based programme is helping to clean rivers in the KZN capital. Thobani Ngomane and Matthew Hattingh report.

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Swimming against the tide of sewage: Standerton sanfus stir up action

An intrepid band of activist-athletes are drawing attention to a pressing pollution problem