Africa’s Choice: Africa’s Green Revolution has Failed, Time to Change Course

29 July 2020. Read more…


Cape Town dams are full – but ‘drought’ water tariffs are here to stay

23 July 2020. Read more…


Draft regulations place greater responsibility on producers of lighting, electronic, paper and packaging products

22 July 2020. It is estimated that South Africa generates approximately 108 million tonnes of waste per year. As much as 90% of this waste (with an estimated value of more than R25.2 billion) is dumped or disposed of in landfill sites across the country, which are rapidly filling up and approaching closure. Read more…


What is shaping culture? Eco South Africa

7 July 2020. For generations, citizens have paid lip service to environmentalism, and for the first time, this seems to be changing. Young people especially are at the forefront of this change in view. Read more…


Above normal rainfall levels expected for 2020 winter season

17 June 2020. Read more…


South Africa: Poor winter rainfall forecast amid ongoing drought

22 May 2020. According to agricultural meteorologist Johan van Den Berg, severe drought conditions still dominate large parts of the Northern Cape, and were prevalent in “smaller patches” of the Eastern Cape. Read more…


South Africa: Total full supply capacity of dams unchanged from last week

2 April  2020.


South African government declares national state of disaster due to drought

5 March 2020. Read more…


How South Africa’s mangrove forests store carbon and why it matters

26 February 2020. One of the natural ways that carbon dioxide can be taken out of the atmosphere is the process of photosynthesis by plants. Plants absorb carbon dioxide, use the carbon for their growth, and release the oxygen back into the air. This forms part of the global carbon cycle and allows ecosystems to act as “carbon sinks” for atmospheric carbon. Read more…