Drought turned into an opportunity to create a thriving farm business

Jacky Goliath’s father used to grow vegetables, so she did not let a drought get the better of her. Instead, she started what is now a flourishing farming ...

26 days ago
Stay away from kreef, WWF urges South Africans

Government has not reduced the total allowable catch of West Coast rock lobster, despite a steep decline in stocks, prompting action from environmentalists and ...

27 days ago
Rain and temperatures expected to be above normal until autumn

Above normal rain and temperatures are likely until autumn but it seems less likely that the next few months will be particularly wet with La Nina weakening, ...

28 days ago
How Cape vineyards have kept their dams full through the drought

Some of the winners in the Nedbank Green Wine Awards offer striking examples of the enormous benefits of adopting sustainable farming methods, writes Heather ...

1 month ago
2.5-billion-year-old fossils found in Northern Cape

Geologists say the fossils belong to bacteria which lived in the ocean depths off a former continent called Vaalbara‚ feeding on sulphur seeping through the ...

1 month ago
Science white paper review to focus on research systems

Naledi Pandor says transformation is up to universities and the way they teach, including ‘decolonising content and process’, writes Sarah Wild

2 months ago