Monday, August 10, 2020

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Giant Turbine Farm Set to Harvest West Coast Wind

Appeals against plans for a huge new wind farm on the West Coast have been dismissed by environment minister Barbara Creecy, paving the way...
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WATCH Thousands of Dolphins Visit Hout Bay, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, has been buzzing this week with the arrival in Hout Bay of another super pod of dolphins. (In April, local...
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Tree Diseases Can Change Entire Landscapes And Must Be Taken Seriously

On New Year’s Eve 2018, an arsonist started a fire in Betty’s Bay, a small town in South Africa’s Western Cape province. The fire...

South African ‘Frog Lady’ Biologist Wins 2020 Prestigious Whitley Award

A conservation biologist from South Africa has won a prestigious Whitley Award worth £40,000 to support her quest to save threatened amphibians... in a...
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PHOTOS: Snow Falls Again at Afriski in Southern Africa

An abundance of snow fell again last night in southern Africa, turning mountain slopes in Lesotho into a winter wonderland. Check out the gorgeous...
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PHOTOS Kalahari Dunes Covered with Ice!

An intense hail storm on farms in the vicinity of Uhlenhorst in the Kalahari Desert last week, to the south-east of Rehoboth, covered a...
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Theatre Project in KZN Explores Collective Solutions to Saving the Ocean

The earth’s oceans are under grave threat, writes Kira Erwin. Scientists in many fields have pointed to the large-scale negative shifts brought about by...
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Conservation Bodies Worldwide Call for Ban on Wildlife Markets

South African-based Blood Lions and the Humane Society International are two of the 241 conservation bodies around the world that have appealed to the...
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Water Warrior Heroes Deliver Convoys of Hope To South African Farm...

Two Saturdays ago, while most of us were sleeping, a group of South African Water Warriors headed across the country to deliver food, fodder,...
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Heritage Western Cape Slams River Club Development Plan

Heritage Western Cape has slammed the study on which the developers based their proposed R4-billion property development at the River Club in Observatory, Cape...