Environment

South Africa signs deal with India to relocate dozens of cheetahs

  • January 26, 2023 06:15 PM SAST | Reuters
 South Africa signs deal with India to relocate dozens of cheetahs

287 CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has signed an agreement with India to introduce dozens of African cheetahs to the Asian country over the next decade, its environmental department said on Thursday,

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South Africa's coal-reliant Sasol signs 289 MW wind power deals

South Africa's coal-reliant Sasol signs 289 MW wind power deals

  • January 24, 2023 11:06 AM SAST | Reuters

HARARE (Reuters) - South African petrochemical firm Sasol said on Tuesday it had signed three wind power purchase deals as it shifts towards renewable energy to meet its carbon emissions targets. The

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Tiger euthanised in South Africa after escaping from private home

Tiger euthanised in South Africa after escaping from private home

  • January 18, 2023 08:09 PM SAST | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 18 (Reuters) - South African authorities euthanised a tiger on Wednesday after she escaped from an enclosure in a private home, killed several animals and injured a man, raising

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S.Africa turns to lie-detectors in anti-poaching war

S.Africa turns to lie-detectors in anti-poaching war

  • December 22, 2022 10:45 PM SAST | AFP

South Africa plans to carry out lie detector tests on staff working at its game reserves in a bid to fight rampant wildlife poaching, a national parks management agency said Thursday.To tackle the problem, South African National Parks authority, SANParks, has adopted a new polygraph testing policy for its employees, it said Thursday.

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South Africa faces challenges in transition away from coal

South Africa faces challenges in transition away from coal

  • November 21, 2022 12:51 PM SAST | APNEWS

Living in the shadow of one of South Africa’s largest coal-fired power stations, residents of Masakhane fear job losses if the facility is closed as the country moves to cleaner energy

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In meat-loving South Africa, climate concerns whet appetite for veggie burgers

In meat-loving South Africa, climate concerns whet appetite for veggie burgers

  • November 03, 2022 10:00 AM SAST | Reuters

By Tim Cocks JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In South Africa, a country where 'braai' all-day barbecuing is a national pastime, plant-based substitutes are making surprising inroads despite a deep cultural

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