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Better latte than never to save lions, says cafe owner

A KZN cafe is offering a roar-some cup of coffee and it’s all for a good cause, reports Bukeka Silekwa.

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Bone lions: government passes the buck

The two government departments that should be dealing with the captive lion trade have gone awol, writes Louzel Lombard Steyn

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Tributes for minister who leaves a mixed legacy

TRIBUTES have poured in from conservationists and political leaders following the death of South African environmental minister, Edna Molewa.

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Claws out at lion trade colloquium: hearing in detail

Fur flew during a two-day colloquium on captive lion breeding, hunting and the bone trade. Opinion was sharply divided among experts, officials, and lobby groups about the dangers and benefits

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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.