Adaptation

  [caption id="attachment_3875" align="alignright" width="300"] Nguni cattle are one of the few breeds that can survive the harsh environments prevalent in communal areas, conditions that will only be exacerbated by climate...

[caption id="attachment_3884" align="alignright" width="300"] A Swayimane small scale farmer with Umgeni Resilience Project officers[/caption] Small-scale farmers observe crop yield increases in a time of drought due to adaptation interventions Local farmers in the...

[caption id="attachment_3877" align="alignright" width="300"] Feeling upbeat: street ceremonies at COP22 in Marrakech[/caption] Leading up to COP22 the South African government released a draft National Adaptation Strategy for public comment. The strategy is open...

[caption id="attachment_3885" align="alignright" width="300"] Vineyards could be affected by erratic weather. Since the grapes play an important part of the Mgcawu district municipality’s income, this could mean dire consequences for...

[caption id="attachment_3883" align="alignright" width="300"] Solar photovoltaic units are provided free of charge to residents. Photo: Pierre Potgieter[/caption] Tholakele Nene finds out how giant solar power projects are making a difference to rural lives...

By Locadia Mavhudzi Approximately 4.5-million people, more than 30% of Zimbabwe’s population, will be in need of food aid by next March, according to recent estimates by the United Nations Development...

[caption id="attachment_3878" align="alignright" width="300"] The Five Musketeers are desert-adapted lions that manage to survive in the incredibly harsh conditions of the Kunene rock desert and adjoining Skeleton Coast Park. Photo...

[caption id="attachment_3908" align="alignright" width="300"] Although by international standards Johannesburg has relatively limited exposure to the most severe consequences of climate change, the prospect of increased flooding in future is keeping...

[caption id="attachment_53" align="alignright" width="248"] Leading message from participants in the annual People's Climate March in New York. Photo © https://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/[/caption] Heat exhaustion is likely to occur when the human body's temperature...

[caption id="attachment_32" align="alignright" width="240"] On average, for the 20 selected stations, the mean temperature has increased about 0,13 °C per decade. Photo © pixabay.com[/caption] October 27 2015 will be remembered as...