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Authorities pooh-pooh claims of faecal contamination at an Umhlanga beach as hundreds hit by gastro

Scores of holidaymakers have reported that they contracted a gastro bug after swimming at Umhlanga’s Bronze Beach. But authorities say the lurgy wasn’t in the seawater, writes Fatima Khan. First

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Alarm over mass vulture poisoning in Zululand

Another vulture poisoning incident, discovered two days before Christmas in far northern KwaZulu-Natal, has sparked warnings that the region’s diminishing vulture populations could face extinction if belief-based use is not

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Vital move to sharpen up recycling

Smoke and mirrors stuff must be cleanly dealt with Outgoing WildTrust CEO, Andrew Venter, spills a few secrets about recycling in South Africa and enthuses about the potential for change.

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Lift off for African vulture safe zones

The first of at least five new “vulture safe zones” in Southern Africa are about to take off as private landowners and other partners join the battle to save Africa’s

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Silver lining to Dusi pollution calamity?

Durban-Pietermaritzburg river pollution a microcosm of nationwide water pollution control failures First published by GroundUp by Tony Carnie Sometimes, a really bad dose of pollution news can turn out to

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Sand mining plans dog Xolobeni

Since 2006, people in Xolobeni have waged a struggle over plans for heavy minerals mining, reports Shona Aylward in this three part series first published by South Coast Herald.  

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Wildlife summit targets young

Two-hundred young people, community leaders and educators will meet this month to learn how they can help save Africa’s natural treasures. Mlu Mdletshe reports.

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Conquering fears in the wilderness

Confronting his fears on a Wilderness Leadership School trail was a life changing experience for a Wild Coast hiking guide, writes Mlu Mdletshe On night guard duty, deep in the

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Disaster fund needed to clean Duzi river spill

1,6 million litres of fatty oils and caustic soda poured out of Willowton Oil into the Msundusi River on Tuesday leaving a trail of destruction By Fred Kockott As a

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‘Wild Coast Wallflower’ pitch wins award

Marine Protected Areas are excluding coastal communities from accessing natural resources they had traditionally relied on, says a WildOcean’s intern who has just won an award to produce a documentary