ENVIRONMENT

UCT comes to defence of professor accused of racism

Battle over the future of the River Club has become extremely nasty

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1 June 2021

Highveld air won’t be fixed by a court order, argues minister

State makes its case in “Deadly Air” court drama

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18 May 2021

“The air we breathe is killing us”: “Deadly Air” case finally goes to High Court

Environmental organisations want the government to compel coal mining companies to stop polluting communities on the Highveld

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17 May 2021

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Residents of informal settlements in Gqeberha told the land cannot be developed because of indigenous vegetation

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13 May 2021

We want to move back to the dump site, say former landfill residents

About 100 people who used to live at the Makhanda dump were moved after it was upgraded

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12 May 2021

South Africa’s carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough

South Africa is the most carbon-intensive G20 economy with the highest coal reliance

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10 May 2021

Waste pickers’ livelihoods at risk in Johannesburg

Informal reclaimers say the expansion of Pikitup into recycling will leave them without an income

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7 May 2021

UCT fire: students tell how they grabbed textbooks and laptops and fled

“Some people didn’t have shoes on, others ran out in pyjamas”

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21 April 2021

Environment group goes to court to block wetland road project

Endangered Cape toad at centre of dispute as government approves ‘crucial’ new Noordhoek road link

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7 April 2021

Court stops Mpumalanga coal mine

No mining will be permitted in critical water source area until legal challenges are settled

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25 March 2021

Controversial Watsons’ wind farm approval overturned on review

The company has been given until 1 April to appeal against the decision by the Department of Environment

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24 March 2021

In photos: Controlled burn of Kenilworth race track

The track is home to pristine critically endangered Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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17 March 2021

MEC opens up the way for mining in protected Mpumalanga grasslands

Provincial government revokes status of part of Mabola Protected Environment

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10 March 2021

Blow for activists in River Club development

MEC has dismissed appeals against the issue of an environmental authorisation

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1 March 2021

West Coast mining magnate due in court in March on assault charges

Australian courts drop one charge against Mark Caruso, two still pending

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16 February 2021