Mapping environmental crime: Use #WildEye to track seizures, arrests, court cases & convictions across the globe. The data is anchored in our dossier of investigations below.

LATEST #POWERTRACKER INVESTIGATIONS

  • Giant sugar companies in Eswatini diversified into biopower cogeneration to keep the lights on, but how long will the strategy last? Phathizwe Zulu investigates

  • Giant sugar companies in Eswatini diversified into biopower cogeneration to keep the lights on, but how long will the strategy last? Phathizwe Zulu investigates

  • An ambitious public-private biogas project needs to be scaled up if it is to contribute to Botswana’s renewable energy targets by 2030. Sharon Tshipa investigates...

  • In response to extreme climate fall-out, Zimbabwe is ramping up its transition to electric vehicles as one of its key mitigation measures. Debra Matabvu investigates...

  • Independent producers are already feeding enough power into the grid to replace two coal-fired stations. Thabo Molelekwa investigates the status of SA’s renewable energy roll-out...

  • A wind farm hailed as Africa’s largest renewable energy project and the solution to Lesotho’s hefty electricity costs has ground to a halt. Sechaba Mokhethi investigates why...

  • Oxpeckers’ latest project, #PowerTracker, brings together journalists from across Southern Africa to investigate financing of renewable energy projects...

  • While the world is shifting away from fossil fuels, data on planned new mines indicates the coal mining industry might not be winding down any time soon. Andiswa Matikinca reports...

  • South Africa and its allies at the COP24 climate negotiations are pushing for a strong rulebook on the Paris Agreement. Yolandi Groenewald reports from Katowice...

TOOLS

#WildEye allows you to track environmental crime across the globe
Exposing global environmental crime stories
#MineAlert allows you to track and share mining applications and licences
Use ClimaTracker to track weather changes and how these will affect you
Track developments in rhino poaching court cases across South Africa
Instant access to data on rhino deaths and poaching incidents since 2010
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Data contributors and sources for #WildEye:

#WildEye is a project of Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism and is based on the Rhino Court Cases tool, which tracks developments in rhino poaching court cases in Southern Africa

Supported by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network | Developed by ScienceLink


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