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Yes Minister? What Environmental Affairs told Roving Reporters

Roving Reporters sent Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa a list of questions about her department’s apparent tardiness in expanding South Africa’s Marine Protected Areas.

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Scientists up demands for government to protect oceans

A group of young marine scientists are questioning why government is stalling on declaring a network of Marine Protection Areas (MPAs).  Fred Kockott reports

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Toxic times: primer takes the fight to polluters

A new booklet provides useful information for communities facing pollution problems. Thabiso Goba reports.

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Oil drilling to spoil Africa’s biggest treasure trove

IT was one of those news reports that hits you in the guts like a sucker punch, leaving you feeling tired and sick, writes Tony Weaver in his latest Man

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No drips at winning South Coast school

Water Explorer, a fun, online educational programme, has drawn diverse entries from far afield and the winner is…

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Tsavo rhino relocation deaths are a disgrace

The death, in quick succession, of eleven black rhinos in a relocation that went wrong, deserves further analysis, writes Tony Weaver in his latest Man Friday column.

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Judge in a quandary over coal mine

A  court is weighing the options in a legal challenge to stop operations at a Zululand mine. Thabiso Goba reports

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Conservation doyen Hughes makes case for ethical hunting

The legal sale of rhino horn, and ethical hunting are essential conservation tools, argues Dr George Hughes.

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A short guided tour of this shithole called Africa

US President, Donald Trump, evidently called Haiti and some African countries “shitholes” not worthy of providing immigrants to America. Safarious deputy editor, Tony Weaver is proudly Shitholian, and in his

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Court bid to close coal mine

AN environmental advocacy group is seeking a court interdict to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine near the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal. Thabiso Goba reports