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We’re on the road to destruction

Earth is heading for an ecological crash as human population puts a growing strain on its resources.

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Warming linked to some heatwaves - report

With scientists scrutinising various weather events, not every extreme event was found to be influences by climate change.

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Changes ‘putting elephants at risk’

Animal welfare groups say changes in government regulations could open the way for animals in the wild to be taken into captivity.

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We’re on the road to destruction
October 1 2014 at 08:57

Earth is heading for an ecological crash as human population puts a growing strain on its resources.

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Warming linked to some heatwaves - report
September 30 2014 at 14:14

With scientists scrutinising various weather events, not every extreme event was found to be influences by climate change.

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Wildlife populations down by half
September 30 2014 at 08:46

The WWF's Living Planet Report, published every two years, said humankind's demands were now 50 percent more than nature can bear.

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Changes ‘putting elephants at risk’
September 30 2014 at 08:46

Animal welfare groups say changes in government regulations could open the way for animals in the wild to be taken into captivity.

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Jumbo aerial census under way
September 29 2014 at 09:15

An aerial census of elephants will begin this week in Mozambique where the onslaught against the big mammals is ramping up.

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The man who made the environment ‘sexy’
September 29 2014 at 14:03

After a career in journalism spanning 37 years, Cape Argus Environment and Science Writer John Yeld retires today.

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Wildlife in danger as rivers dry up
September 29 2014 at 09:15

Conservation staff in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park have started digging up dry river beds to help wildlife reach underground water.

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Nasa ice records show further retreat
September 29 2014 at 09:14

Arctic sea ice coverage this year is the sixth lowest on record, continuing the below-average trend, Nasa scientists announced.

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Sun-powered cars head for Cape Town
September 29 2014 at 07:33

Eleven solar-powered vehicles set off on a 2000km, eight-day challenge from Pretoria to Cape Town.

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Nature reserve will preserve succulents
September 26 2014 at 14:00

From a distance the Knersvlakte looks like a barren stretch of gravel - but it hides one of the country's richest botanical hotspots.

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