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Mark Olalde revisits the fracking debate, and finds both sides digging in for a protracted fight as legislation and the benefits of shale gas mining become murkier...

[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...

Anti-poaching resources in the Kruger National Park are being stretched by a rise in elephant slaughters. Yolandi Groenewald spoke to the park's chief ranger about the new threat...

Drones promised to provide an invisible eye skimming the Kruger park to deter poachers. The reality on the ground has not yet lived up to that promise, reports Yolandi Groenewald...

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Zimbabwean parks employees allegedly managed to steal ivory from the Hwange stockpile since 2012 and export it to international trafficking syndicates. Oscar Nkala finds out how they operated...

Illegal fishing in Lake Ngami in the Okavango Delta is a threat to species and local livelihoods. It could spark cross-border conflict with Zambia and the DRC, reports Lawrence...