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People fish in the Vaal River but are not always aware of the risks associated with microplastic pollution. Grobler du Preez/Shutterstock

Fish in a major South African river are full of microplastics

The Vaal River, which serves more than 11 million people, is considerably polluted with microplastics.
Water flows from the Vaal Dam after several sluice gates were opened in February 2021. Heavy rains in the Gauteng province resulted in a spike in dam levels. Deaan Vivier/ via GettyImages

Why full dams don’t mean water security: a look at South Africa

Gauteng citizens need to know the uncomfortable truth: for the next six years, their water supplies will increasingly have to be restricted.
A water bridge over the Klip River in Gauteng, South Africa. Shutterstock

Cancer causing toxicants found in a tributary of South Africa’s second largest river

Harmful pesticides have been found in the widely consumed sharptooth catfish found in a river that runs through Johannesburg.

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