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Royal salute for water-savvy school

THE rural South African school that won an international award for its wise water use is again making waves and has received the royal nod for its efforts.

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Strange ‘ocean creature’ takes to Midmar dam

Daring to be different, Fred Kockott does some last-minute preparations ahead of his 8 Mile challenge at Aquelle Midmar Mile this weekend. Of all the 225 8 Milers, Fred is

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Chance meeting leads to lifesaving break

A CHANCE meeting between a former Lion’s rugby hooker and a down-and-out Durban lifeguard who grew up an orphan, has turned into a truly lifesaving opportunity for 19-year-old Thobani Phoseka.

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Activists lose bid to shut down coal mine

Interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine thrown out with costs

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Gastropod girl Janna is pitch perfect

Things are moving a little quicker for a KwaZulu-Natal student of snails after she was picked to pitch for film funding.

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Surfers give a “high five” to increased ocean protection

SUPPORTERS of WildOceans “Only This Much” campaign are still riding a wave of excitement following the South African government’s decision to increase protection of the oceans.

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Conservationists face up to jumbo problems

 Legislation enables culling, but KZN conservationists stick to alternative controls, write Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba

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Court scuppers mining, rebukes ministers

A court has set aside a decision to permit a coal mine in a protected environment and important water source in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. And Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi

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Conservationists lock horns over rhinos

China’s decision to ease its ban on elements of the domestic trade in rhino and tiger products will come under scrutiny at this week’s Conservation Symposium in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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London eyes on SA water wizzes

A KWAZULU-NATAL school has taken two awards at an international water conservation competition.