Explainer: what are the underlying causes of Australia's shocking bushfire season?

The Guardian, 12 January 2020

Discarded cigarette butts are the most widespread man-made pollutant, according to study.

Cigarette butts left in grass and soil can harm nearby plant growth, according to a new study.

World Economic Forum, 2 August 2019

Here are all South Africa's Blue Flag beaches for the 2019/20 season

Sixty-four Blue Flags were awarded at the 2019/20 launch of South Africa's Blue Flag season, including 45 beaches, nine marinas and 10 sustainable tourism boats across South Africa. The season officially opens on 1 November 2019.

BizCommunity, 24 October 2019

SATSA's Animal Interaction Guidelines draw a clear line in the sand.

Animal interactions continue to be an issue, in a tourism industry striving to offer more sustainable and responsible activities.

News 24, 4 November 2019

The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 25-year-old is finally catching some trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its journey.

"Dutch inventor Boyan Slat founded The Ocean Cleanup at the age of 18" - The Ocean Cleanup

Soon there won't be any plastic straws at the V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront wants to get rid of plastic straws by year-end.

Business Insider SA, 04 July 2019

Disaster fund needed to clean KZN river spill

1.6 million litres of fatty oils and caustic soda poured out of Willowton Oil into the Msunduzi River on Tuesday, leaving a trail of destruction.

Daily Maverick, 18 August 2019

The Amazon is burning at a rate not seen since we started keeping track. The smoke is reaching cities 3,000 kilometres away.

Business Insider, 22 August 2019

9 Foods That Are Making The Drought Even Worse

Huffpost, 6 August 2019

It takes more than 1,500 gallons of water to make a chocolate bar. Consider limiting your consumption of these foods as part of a water-wise diet

Work begins on South Africa’s first plastic road

Businesstech, 6 August 2019

If everyone behaved like SA, we'd need 1.7 earths - consumers warned

Fin24, 5 August 2019

Scientists find carbon from thawing permafrost is released into the atmosphere at higher rates than previously thought

Phys.org, 3 July 2019

Holland covers hundreds of bus stops with plants as gift to honeybees

Independent, 11 July 2019

World Oceans Day 2019

We celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.


The purpose of the Day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean, develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean, and mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.


– UN, World Oceans Day 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa signs 2019 Carbon Tax into law

South African Government, 26 May 2019