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biodiversity Conservation Watch

Manguo’s murky waters and the blame game

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

biodiversity Conservation Watch

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

biodiversity Conservation Watch

Troubled waters: hope and haggling in struggle for swamp

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

Ocean Watch

MPAs: Why there’s still a wade to go

A sense of exclusion among coastal communities could hold back the drive to extend marine protected areas.

Ocean Watch

From fear to fascination

How Grant learnt to love the men in grey suits

Conservation Watch Environment

‘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.

Ocean Watch

Southern Ocean seal species increasingly straying into South African waters

Marine experts are still trying to find out why there has been an increase in the number of species of seals on South African shores over the past two years.

biodiversity Ocean Watch

Shutterbugs rally to save our seas

A first ever Marine Protected Areas photographic competition – to put people in the picture about the value of conserving our ocean environment – is under way in South Africa,

biodiversity Conservation Watch

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.