The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know.
The EU continues to enter into fresh agreements with countries, despite evidence of serious population declines in the species of interest.
Cape monkfish caught from some areas off Namibia's coast should be screened for mercury and other heavy metals.
As storm directions change, countries that are outside the usual tropical storm zones need to ready themselves.
Unpacking what South Africa's new energy plan says about nuclear energy.
It's possible for local fishing communities to have a say in managing the system they work in.
Wetlands are an important resource that needs to be taken better care of.
South Africa's Department of Water and Sanitation has plans in place to ensure adequate water supply until 2040 and beyond.
Government leadership is needed to manage the aquifer as a system for all, including environmental services, rather than for the powerful few.
People sometimes release pets into the wild, resulting in biological invasions.
Unused biomass residues from maize, sorghum, rice, millet and groundnut in Uganda show to offer unique opportunities for circular production and soil amendment of biochar.
The danger of fires in the Cape region this season is partly dependent on how the Fynbos has been managed over the past few decades.
Combining and fermenting indigenous African grains can help counter malnutrition on the continent.
There are huge holes in the governance of Nairobi river and city's waste which means the river's condition has deteriorated.
Despite its importance, Cameroon's maritime fisheries sector is plagued with largely hidden, or ignored, fisheries crimes.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
City officials have not considered how approaches like mixed-use developments closer to the city centre might alleviate the housing shortage as well as protect Akure's green spaces.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
More and more evidence has accumulated which shows that changes in global and regional climate over the last 50 years are almost entirely due to human influence.
What was particularly interesting about the responses of the tadpoles was that they were similar even through they had very different evolutionary histories with the three species we chose.
The Red List ranks species based on how threatened they are. But it can be inaccurate.
Oil spills from a project that's designed to harness the economic potential of South Africa's oceans are threatening the world's largest remaining African Penguin colony.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.