Not the end of the road for Karpowership appeal
Although the Environment Minister's decision to veto Karpowership's appeal to overturn a ruling against its gas power plans for SA is to be welcomed, activists are baffled by her action in leaving the door open for the Turkish ...
Nedbank looks to fund more renewables
JSE-listed financial services group Nedbank will expand its R28bn purse to fund SA’s flourishing renewable energy projects. An IT Web report notes that so said Nedbank chief operations officer Mfundo Nkuhlu last week following the big-four bank’s announcement of its ...
Standard Bank and public relations firm part ways
After three years, Standard Bank and public relations firm Edelman will part ways at the end of the year. A Fin24 report notes that according to sources, the decision followed a disagreement related to work on the East African Crude ...
Banks add their weight to illegal wildlife trade fight
SA’s financial services firms have significantly stepped up efforts to identify financial flows linked to the illegal wildlife trade. A Business Day report notes that this is the view of Gerald Byleveld, head of financial compliance at Investec who also ...
Amazon appeal set for January
Small-scale fishers protest marine seismic testing
Public Protector probes fencing issues at Hluhluwe reserve
210 new succulents in danger – Sanbi
No warning before hurricane hit Buffalo City
New approval process for city's wastewater plants
Opposition to eThekwini's recycling bag plans
KZN businesses win four-year battle against municipality
Sappi adopts sustainable financing facility
Commission releases guidelines on animal slaughtering
GreenX to equip 100 no-fee schools with solar power
Solar PV industry calls for better data
Johannesburg retrofits streetlights with LEDs
Gqerberha fails to fix leaks timeously, residents say
Shongweni to get new green city
March to protest proposed Milnerton housing estate
SA marks World Lion Day
Project Noorthoeked removes illegal snares
Critically endangered vultures poisoned in Kruger
KZN flood victims evicted from hostel
SA accountant paddles the Amazon
Time to opt out of COP27
Will the next COP be anything more than a gathering of talking heads? So asks Jeff Rudin, analyst, in a Daily Maverick analysis. ‘With the 27th meeting of the COP now only months away, it is pertinent to ask: Who ...
Unesco warns against Vic Falls development
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) is warning that Victoria Falls could lose World Heritage Site status if the Zimbabwean and Zambian Governments proceed with development plans near one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. According ...
US and the Congo in forest protection pact
The US and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have agreed to form a working group to protect the enormous Congo basin rainforest and peatlands, which are threatened by oil and gas exploration. A report in The Guardian notes that ...
Graft hampers investment in Liberia
The US State Department has released its 2022 Investment Climate Statements on Liberia which emphasises that ‘pervasive government corruption constrains investment and development’. According to a FrontPage Africa report, the study notes that Liberia offers opportunities for investment, especially in ...
Ethiopia fills Nile Dam for the third time
AU launches 10-year Climate Resilience Action Plan
Kenya grows geothermal talent pool
All clear for Marvoe Creek after water quality tests
Greens slate Biden's landmark climate Bill
The landmark climate legislation passed by the US Senate after months of wrangling and weakening by fossil-fuel friendly Democrats will lead to more harm than good, according to frontline community groups who are calling on Joe Biden to declare a ...
Brazil forest fires hit 15-year high
Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. A Daily Dispatch report notes that burning season began last month and the rate ...
Scientists warn on melting East Antarctica ice sheet
The world's biggest ice sheet could cause ‘several metres’ of sea-level rise over centuries if the global temperature rises more than 2°C, according to a British study published last week. A Fin24 report notes that researchers at Durham University concluded ...
Vanuatu commits to phasing out all fossil fuels
New UN Climate Chief announced
India passes Carbon Credit Bill
Europe's rivers under-replenished and over-heated
Rising night temperatures lift death risks – study
Conveyancers must advise on climate risks – analyst
Polls reveal German support for nuclear power
Toxic chemicals present 'everywhere' in rainwater
Air quality study calls for stringent targets
Vodafone signs up to Greener Litigation
Consultant sought to develop Limpopo River groundwater strategy
* The Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute and the Limpopo Watercourse Commission have issued a request for expressions of interest for a consultancy to develop a groundwater strategy for the Limpopo River basin (LRB). The LRB is shared by ...
TripAdvisor award for Kirstenbosch
TripAdvisor award for KirstenboschFor its botanical garden recognised both nationally and internationally as among the finest, the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has received a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Best of the Best award for 2022. The prestigious award places the popular ...
Plan to rehome Charlie
Plan to rehome CharlieThe Pro-Elephant Network Organisation has drawn attention to the elephants who are suffering under human captivity – focusing on Charlie, a South African elephant that has lived in the Pretoria Zoo for 43 years. The 12th of ...
Beluga whale dies in rescue operation
Beluga whale dies in rescue operationAn ailing Beluga whale that strayed into France's River Seine has died during a last-ditch rescue attempt, experts having decided to put the animal down to prevent further suffering, local officials said last week ...
Kiwi flightless parrot stocks recover