Environment

TotalEnergies about to submit its application to drill for gas along south coast

French giant has completed a round of public meetings

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News | 24 November 2022

30 things the City has done to clean up Cape Town’s vleis, rivers and wetlands

All water quality test results are now available to the public online

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Opinion | 22 November 2022

eThekwini flooded with sewage due to treatment plant failures

Experts and political parties have accused the municipality of minimising the enormity of the sewage pollution

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News | 11 November 2022

Joburg climate activists demand urgent action against climate change

A demonstration outside the Constitutional Court paid homage to assassinated climate activists

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Companies are rushing to explore offshore oil and gas

Environmental activists want all exploration stopped

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Brief | 9 November 2022

Fish die-off in polluted Milnerton lagoon

City of Cape Town says cause is probably growth of algae

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News | 17 October 2022

Climate protesters cover themselves in fake blood and oil

Extinction Rebellion holds demonstration at Africa Oil Week

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News | 4 October 2022

Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town

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News | 28 September 2022

Community transforms crime hotspot to colourful walkway for learners

On Saturday about 60 people dressed in traditional attire celebrated Heritage Day at the iThemba Walkway in Gugulethu

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Brief | 26 September 2022

Here’s why Cape Town is clearing invasive plants

The project is expected to save billions of litres of water a year

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News | 26 September 2022

Hundreds march to Parliament, calling for action against climate change

This Heritage Day event was part of global protests against climate change

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Brief | 24 September 2022

What next in the twisty River Club saga?

No urgency to halt ongoing construction before interdict appeal, court rules

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News | 23 September 2022

Where have all the chameleons gone?

And what you can do to encourage them to live in your garden

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Science | 23 September 2022

Emalahleni is failing to provide clean drinking water to 500,000 people

People have to use their social grants to buy electricity to boil dirty water

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News | 22 September 2022

Volunteers fill scores of rubbish bags during river clean-up

Mosselbank River Conservation Team in Cape Town mark World Clean-Up Day

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Brief | 20 September 2022

Shack dwellers say they cannot afford solar power company’s monthly fees

Empowerment project stumbles in Khayelitsha, showing the complexity of providing solutions to informal settlements

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News | 19 September 2022