ENVIRONMENT

Landmark River Club case tests heritage rights

Court hears arguments over R4.5 billion development which would include an Amazon headquarters

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News | 24 January 2022

Disabled man cleans his street from his wheelchair

Gqeberha 65-year-old hopes to inspire others to keep the streets clean

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Brief | 20 January 2022

Alexkor facing criminal charges over Northern Cape mining operations

Environment department lays charges against state diamond miner over use of “coffer dams”

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News | 19 January 2022

Durban beach goers continue to swim despite warning signs

Activists blame City for sewage spills and lack of transparency

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News | 14 January 2022

Concern over plans to cut the crayfish quota

Call for compensation for small-scale fishers

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News | 17 December 2021

Shell seismic survey: new court hearing on Friday

Environmentalists and community groups assemble expert evidence

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News | 13 December 2021

“Go to hell Shell” say protesters

Public outcry against Shell’s seismic survey after court case

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Brief | 5 December 2021

Picket in support of Stellenbosch workers

Dispute over work period for workers cleaning the Philippi Horticultural Area

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Brief | 2 December 2021

River Club was not on Amazon’s short list - court papers

Doubt cast on argument that blocking the R4.5 billion development would cost thousands of jobs

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News | 2 December 2021

Media executive linked to River Club developer

CEO of Cape Town media company has boardroom connections to developer’s interests

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News | 30 November 2021

Are informal settlement residents really to blame for Cape Town’s polluted vleis?

An inadequate sewerage system and a lack of access to sanitation are the root causes according to experts

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News | 23 November 2021

Young gardeners are building a fynbos corridor across the Cape Flats

Greenpop’s project aims to “bring Kirstenbosch” to schools

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Photo Essay | 22 November 2021

Constitutional Court dismisses coal-mining company’s appeal bid

“Impact of coal mining and burning on global warming is irrefutable” says environmental activist

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News | 17 November 2021

Cape Town’s polluted vleis costing jobs

Sewage spills are damaging local businesses and international tourism

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News | 29 October 2021

Fishers march against lobster quota

Minister Barbara Creecy agrees to some of their demands

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News | 28 October 2021

Government funding delay causes vital insect research unit to close

“Our organisation was subsidising a lot of work in the hope that the tender would come through, and it just hasn’t”

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Science | 22 October 2021