The Paris Agreement commits nations to limiting global warming to less than 2°C by the end of the century. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that, to meet such a massive challenge, societies will need to do more than simply reduce and limit carbon emissions...
By Simon Redfern 6 hours ago
A project conducted by the African Conservation Foundation and the Environment and Rural Development Foundation shows that emerging technologies and big data can take conservation to a new level
Arend de Haas 3 hours ago
With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech
Our vulnerability to dwindling natural resources is hitting home
Hugh Tyrrell 7 hours ago
The latest results of the 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) highlight that sub-Saharan African countries are the poorest performers
Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.
“Our winners have a vision that extends beyond the commercial - linking business success with the wellbeing of local communities and the longevity of their environments."
On Saturday, 22 April, Earth Day, 317-year-old Vergelegen will celebrate over a decade of hosting field researchers undertaking ground-breaking work on the estate
In an effort to meet sustainability norms, local legislation (Sans 10400 XA) stipulates that all newly erected buildings need to have solar water heaters, heat pumps or comparable technologies in place. .
Resilience is a word that's thrown around a lot these days. It means different things to different people
Gina Ziervogel and Lorena Pasquini 3 days ago
Increasingly prolonged periods of severe hot and dry weather during the first summer after wild fires is inhibiting vegetation recovery and causing loss of plant diversity in fynbos
A new producer responsibility organisation has been formed to represent the interests of the metal packaging industry in South Africa
The tenth annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference will take place at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg, 16-17 May
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has challenged communities to awaken to the possibilities available in the biodiversity economy
Urban property developer Blok will be launching a new development concept in Cape Town's Bo-Kaap with the aim of providing urban homes to a more diverse range of incomes
Since its launch at the end of 2016, Polyflor SA has recycled more than four tonnes of vinyl floor off-cuts
Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017
The Ideas World Cup Cape Town takes place Friday, 21 April, from 1pm to 6pm at the V&A Waterfront's Amphitheatre
Hotel Verde has been certified by Fair Trade Tourism at the annual World Travel Market Africa currently underway in Cape Town
The national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, Nal'ibali is giving away books to the value of R250,000 to its literacy development partners in honour of World Book Day on 23 April 2017, and is calling on the public to help increase that
The interim report released by the Basic Education Ministerial Task Team (MTT) has found that textbooks used in South African schools generally adopt a mildly inclusive approach to diversity
Mondelez International, one of the world's largest snacks companies, is extending its cage-free egg commitment globally
Consumers are in an unprecedented dilemma over food
Tim Lang 19 Apr 2017
This device also works in arid regions
Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mzwandile Masina has announced a R2.4bn programme for the electrification of informal settlements across Ekurhuleni, with over 16,000 households to be completed by the end of this financial year
Drone footage taken late last week has revealed massive sewage spill pollution flowing from the Kelvin Jones Waste Water Treatment Plant into the heavily polluted Swartkops River
Estelle Ellis 19 Apr 2017