Damage to West Coast beaches from mining can be kept to “acceptable” levels, say consultants

Australian company tries again to get approval for huge expansion project


News | 25 September 2018

Scientists step up demand for government to protect oceans

Environmental Affairs commitment to declare 21 new protected areas has stalled


News | 14 September 2018

Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight

Conservationist argues that Adriaan du Toit did not meet statutory requirements for independence


News | 13 July 2018

Western Cape opposes national government’s mining rights approval

Department of Mineral Resources approved Australian company’s application to do mineral prospecting on northern bank of Olifants River estuary


News | 3 July 2018

Are mining companies repairing the damage they cause?

Centre for Environmental Rights report says slack financial reporting standards make it difficult to tell


News | 20 June 2018

Informal settlements flooded by heavy rains

Residents prepare for more storms


Photo Essay | 14 June 2018

Goedgedacht: a South African success story

Social development is a marathon, not a sprint, says Goedgedacht Trust founder


Solutions | 12 June 2018

Prospect of mining on Olifants River estuary alarms fishermen

Government grants prospecting rights to controversial Australian company


News | 28 May 2018

Western Cape’s mounting rubbish problem

Less than half of the province’s landfill sites are operational


News | 17 May 2018

I love it here, says dump site resident

Families living next to New England landfill say they can walk to collect their groceries


News | 30 April 2018

Community consent is not needed for mining rights, says lawyer

Department of Mineral Resources in court over Xolobeni mine


News | 25 April 2018

Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer


Law | 24 April 2018

School children recycle waste for food

“This is helping my family very much because my parents do not work,” says seventh-grader


News | 3 April 2018

Community lives in fear of giant rock

Residents in KwaXimba say they want to be relocated as a matter of urgency


Brief | 29 March 2018

Battle over mining rights in remote Eastern Cape villages

Mgungundlovu residents and government to meet in court in April


Feature | 19 February 2018

Clean air vs industrial development: Durban court case explained

South Durban environmental alliance brings case to court


Law | 8 February 2018