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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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South Africa’s oceans get much needed protection

The South African government’s approval of an expanded network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been welcomed as “visionary”, writes FRED KOCKOTT Work on the new approved network of

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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