Environment

Shut-down of fishing around African penguin breeding colonies is ‘too little, too late’

Halting fishing will be of little to no benefit to the penguins and fishers believe it will be a sad Christmas The post Shut-down of fishing around African penguin breeding colonies is ‘too little, too late’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Professor unapologetic about injecting radioactive material to deter rhino horn trade

The academic argues that his radical method will stop the illegal rhino horn trade, while conservationists strongly disagree The post Professor unapologetic about injecting radioactive material to deter rhino horn trade appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Cleaning up an ‘ecological tragedy’: Jagersfontein Developments did not have a dam safety licence

The sludge is travelling far into drinking water and water used for agriculture The post Cleaning up an ‘ecological tragedy’: Jagersfontein Developments did not have a dam safety licence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Unpacking South Africa’s renewable energy project

Independent producers are already feeding enough electricity into the national grid to replace two coal-fired power stations The post Unpacking South Africa’s renewable energy project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Q&A: Collaboration needed as water treatment plants reach capacity

UCT’s Kevin Winter explains the dangers of poor management and how wastewater can be better utilised The post Q&A: Collaboration needed as water treatment plants reach capacity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Author at 11: Romario Valentine’s planet-saving tips

‘I hope it will encourage kids to become earth guardians.’ The post Author at 11: Romario Valentine’s planet-saving tips appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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