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Scoop! How junior journo Bukeka earned her spurs

Intern Bukeka Silekwa reflects on a busy year and her Roving Reporters experience so far in tackling real stuff of life.

Conservation Watch Environment

Judge in a quandary over coal mine

A  court is weighing the options in a legal challenge to stop operations at a Zululand mine. Thabiso Goba reports

Conservation Watch Environment

Court bid to close coal mine

AN environmental advocacy group is seeking a court interdict to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine near the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal. Thabiso Goba reports

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Elephant in the room: how film-makers pricked a rookie reporter’s conscience

Devarshini Munsami walked away inspired from her first assigment as a journalist – covering a recent wildlife filmmakers congress in Durban.

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Lion bone trade in spotlight

Lawmakers will be giving lion breeding a lookover, writes Fred Kockott.

Environment Game Changers

Canned lions make Nicola’s blood boil

A deep love for Africa inspires Nicola Gerrard’s activism. Izze Siemann and Fred Kockott report

Conservation Watch Game Changers

Sneak beak: A birdwatcher’s story

IT’S the things we learn as children that often shape who we become as adults.

Conservation Watch Environment

Poverty drives poaching – warning of bloodbath

Boots on the ground will not solve South Africa’s poaching problem, says criminologist, Cath Jakins, co-organiser of the Durban chapter of yesterday’s Global March for Elephants and Rhinos.

Conservation Watch Environment

Red flags fly over Mdloti river pollution

The ripple effect of sewerage pollution – and possibly also chemical contamination – of the Mdloti River which flows into the sea at La Mercy near King Shaka airport could