Environment

Call for government to be transparent about R106-billion green energy loan

New organisation FairFinance launched ahead of budget day

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News | 22 February 2022

Bee hive removal services: beware of scammers

Good winter rains and hot summer weather have raised bee activity in Western Cape suburbia

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Feature | 21 February 2022

Makana municipality faces more court action over filth

Legal Resources Centre says municipality has failed to comply with September court order on waste management

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Brief | 16 February 2022

Cape Town sewage woes: We interview Mayco Member Zahid Badroodien

“On the Cape Flats sewer system, we’re spending almost R700 million … which will offer a lot of relief”

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Interview | 14 February 2022

Kalk Bay’s fishers battle to keep their heritage alive

Jacobus Poggenpoel’s family has been fishing for generations but tightening quotas are putting a strain on finances

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Video | 10 February 2022

Protest against West Coast seismic blasting ahead of court case

Fishing communities will suffer, claim environmental groups

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News | 6 February 2022

Boat club questions City of Cape Town water quality tests

Independent tests of Rietvlei water contradict City’s results

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News | 1 February 2022

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