A group of scientists from Port Elizabeth recently developed a ground-breaking product that could eradicate the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.
An 80-year-old man started the clean up, and then over 500 citizens joined him, along with swimmer, Lewis Pugh.
South Africa is ranked 30th in the world for air pollution.
Frightening levels of E-coli pollution found on beaches from Cape Town to Durban still spell disaster for beachgoers this December.
Recent aerial photographs show a ‘river of sewage’ flowing near Lichtenburg in the North-West, after the municipality’s sewage plant broke down.
At first they tried to deny that they were doing it, but pretending that 55 million litres of sewage just didn’t happen is a tough gig.
Sewage pipelines are being built as fast as possible, in order to let sewage overflow run into the Vaal dam, one of the country’s largest freshwater stores.
South Africa is already using 98% of all available water resources and, with summer here it’s only going to get worse.