The wildlife and roads project starts work in Addo Elephant National Park

May 25, 2015
As a part of his Honours year at Rhodes University, Gareth Nuttall-Smith will be assisting with the EWT’s ‘Roadkill in Protected Areas’ project. With work
The wildlife and roads project starts work in Addo Elephant National Park

Billions of dollars mobilised towards goal of Sustainable Energy for All

May 21, 2015
New York– Billions of dollars mobilized under the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative can halve energy poverty worldwide and more investment is being committed,
Billions of dollars mobilised towards goal of Sustainable Energy for All

Policy, infrastructure development drive food security improvements in SSA

May 21, 2015
2015 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) annual update reveals progress in structural investment; impressive gains in quality and safety. 21 May 2015, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -
Policy, infrastructure development drive food security improvements in SSA

Land claim could halt South Africa bioenergy project

May 20, 2015
A land claim brought against South Africa’s largest sugar farmer threatens to stop a 1.1 billion rand ($90 million) renewable-energy project that will produce electricity
Land claim could halt South Africa bioenergy project

NGOs tell UK’s Standard Chartered Bank to say no to Galilee Reef and Coal Disaster

May 20, 2015
London,  20 May 2015 - A collection of 13 civil society organisations, representing almost 50 million members, have sent a joint letter to UK Bank
NGOs tell UK’s Standard Chartered Bank to say no to Galilee Reef and Coal Disaster

Panasonic to expand its solar module HITTM production capacity to 1 GW

May 20, 2015
OSAKA, Japan - Panasonic Corporation announced today that it will boost production capacity of solar cells and modules for its solar panels HITTM at its two
Panasonic to expand its solar module HITTM production capacity to 1 GW

New Noordhoek beetle named after SU entomologist

May 20, 2015
A new and quite unique beetle species found in Noordhoek near Cape Town has been named after Stellenbosch University (SU) entomologist Dr James Pryke. He collected
New Noordhoek beetle named after SU entomologist

Climate research community looks into future scenarios

May 18, 2015
GENEVA, May 18 – Climate experts will meet near Vienna, Austria, on 18-20 May 2015 at an Expert Meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Climate research community looks into future scenarios

Earthlife Africa’s appeal pushes back new coal-fired power station in water-stressed Limpopo

May 18, 2015
Environmental justice group Earthlife Africa Johannesburg has launched an appeal against the approval granted for the proposed 1200MW Thabametsi coal-fired power station near Lephalale in
Earthlife Africa’s appeal pushes back new coal-fired power station in water-stressed Limpopo

Weather events taken to extremes by climate change

May 18, 2015
Scientists warn that global warming could greatly increase the likelihood of droughts, floods and heatwaves reaching record levels of frequency and intensity. By Tim Radford LONDON −
Weather events taken to extremes by climate change

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