Expanding nature preserves will not be enough to stem a rising tide of extinctions, a panel of experts warned Wednesday, taking aim at a draft treaty tasked with rescuing Earth’s animal and plant life.
World-renowned Kenyan conservationist and fossil hunter Richard Leakey, whose groundbreaking discoveries helped prove that humankind evolved in Africa, died on Sunday at the age of 77, the country’s president said.
A huge male silverback gorilla nibbles on a tasty bamboo shoot before farting loudly, oblivious to his neighbours – farmers working fertile fields a stone’s throw away.
In a chic Barcelona neighbourhood, a convoy of kid cyclists glides down a car-free street as part of the city’s “bicibus” scheme to encourage green transport and physical exercise.
Activists say Shell’s plans to search for oil and gas deposits off South Africa’s Wild Coast – pose a danger to marine animals
‘Imagine being a dolphin’: The Kiffness has written a powerful song about Shell’s Wild Coast sonar blasting plans.
Many are outraged by Shell’s alleged plans to blast through the Wild Coast during whale migration season in search of oil and gas.
eThekwini Municipality has received almost half of the environmental compliance notices and directives issued under environmental legislation.
Oppenheimer Generations, the African Wildlife Economy Institute and SA chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen provided ‘food for thought’ on growing wildlife economies.
Woolworths will proceed to collect the R7 reusable bags in certain stores after creating what people call ‘a Woolies bag problem’.
Lewis Pugh endured water temperatures between 0 and 3 Celsius and became the first person to undertake a multi-day swim in the polar regions.
A 50kg female loggerhead sea turtle was rescued by the Two Oceans Aquarium after she was found entangled in a ghost fishing net.
The new project has focused on humane non-lethal population control of elephant herds in several reserves in South Africa.
The high levels of air pollution in Gauteng and Johannesburg is considered even more dangerous to residents’ health amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A mysterious melted plastic sculpture has been spotted on one of Cape Town’s most famous seaside spots – Camps Bay beach.
A new study revealed that the years of jacarandas flowering in late spring might be limited if temperatures continue to rise.
At least five hours of ‘highly toxic poisoning’ emanated from the South Durban refinery this week, environmentalists have alleged.
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Solly Ndima, 34 was convicted of rhino poaching, trespassing and several other poaching related crimes in the Skukuza Regional Court.
Few African countries have adequate meteorological services to cope with weather warning demands as climate change impacts the continent.
‘Tragically it is the poor nations and the developing world that remain vulnerable to the threat and the crisis of climate change’ – Zikalala
‘This poor little one is very thin and in a poor condition…They travel a very long way but there is always hope’ – SAAMBR on seal rescue.
Persistence paid off for a whale shark calf after it repeatedly swam close to a local fishing boat begging for help to be freed.
The BBC recently released a documentary focusing on the unsung hero of ‘My Octopus Teacher’: The kelp forest off the coast of Cape Town.
Activists have welcomed the announcement that Total SA has postponed its application to explore for fossil fuels off the WC and EC coastline.