Why we need to work with local communities in tackling the illegal wildlife economy

While millions of rands have been disbursed to fight illegal wildlife trade, rhino poaching continues...

23 hours ago

Fisheries department rots from the top

South Africa's fisheries authority is in a state of crisis...

By Kimon de Greef 1 day ago

Court overturns state's approval of controversial coal mine

The government's hush-hush approval last year of a new coal mine within a critical biodiversity and water conservation area in Mpumalanga has been reversed...

By John Yeld 9 Nov 2018

Call for comment on draft amendments for the management of elephants

Acting Environmental Affairs Minister Derek Hanekom has published draft amendments to the norms and standards for the management of elephants in South Africa...

5 Nov 2018

Cabinet approves Marine Protected Areas

Acting Environmental Affairs Minister Derek Hanekom says a network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will considerably advance South Africa's efforts to protect its ocean heritage for future generations...

26 Oct 2018

#IRP2018: Making the case for wind power

The South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea) cautions against the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) excluding important real-world input assumptions...

24 Oct 2018

#IRP2018: Defending the role of coal

South Africa's current draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is too ambitious and attempts to meet the targets will have serious consequences....

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

In a last-minute move, the government is attempting a new strategy to push through a coal mine in a formally protected Mpumalanga wetland area...

By John Yeld 17 Oct 2018

Court challenge to Mpumalanga coal mine

While much of her work was widely admired and supported, the legacy of the late Edna Molewa, who was environmental affairs minister, is not uncontested...

By John Yeld 16 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Are first world laws stunting SA's mining growth?

The South African mining industry needs to consider ways to prevent a further decline of the mining sector and simplify access for potential entrants into the mining industry...

By Athi Jara 26 Sep 2018

No place to hide: Miners need to be proactive on green laws

There are currently several pieces of environmental legislation being updated or coming into force, with which the mining industry will be obliged to comply...

14 Sep 2018

Why Botswana is no longer a safe haven for elephants

Early last week, global news outlets reported that 90 carcasses of illegally killed elephants had been found around a famous wildlife sanctuary - the Okavango Delta - in Botswana...

By Ross Harvey 10 Sep 2018

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