Articles by Melanie Gosling

Study urges action to save Philippi’s farms

MEC Alan Winde commits to implementing recommendations

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20 April 2018

Mine hits back over West Coast aquifer

Kropz responds to environmentalists’ attempt to stop pumping

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18 October 2017

Urgent court action to stop mine using West Coast groundwater

Phosphate mining company Kropz said to be in breach of license in its use of ancient Elandsfontein aquifer

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13 October 2017

Mining company has eyes on West Coast National Park, say activists

Kropz has made approaches to government over phosphate deposits in park

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6 October 2017

Knysna fire’s wake-up call

Mayor explains the lessons learnt

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22 June 2017

Study finds that climate change threatens fynbos

Damaged ecosystem would have consequences for water catchment in Western Cape

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17 May 2017

Campaign to disinvest in fossil fuels kicks off in Cape Town

City praised for its climate change policies

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10 May 2017

Energy Minister says government may appeal nuclear judgment

Mmamoloko Kubayi acknowledges serious problems in her department

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2 May 2017

Court finds nuclear deals unconstitutional

Agreements with Russia, Korea and US have been scrapped

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26 April 2017

Drought: Cape Town may ban swimming pool top-ups

City’s water use still not down to target levels

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13 April 2017

Nairobi sex workers want a research code of conduct

They have been inspired by example of South African San groups

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10 April 2017

Cape Town’s taps could really run dry

No guarantee of winter rain, scientists say

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3 April 2017

Architects’ institute dismisses De Lille’s complaint about professor’s comments

Fabio Todeschini made comments in his personal capacity, says Cape Institute for Architecture

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10 March 2017

Landmark court ruling on climate change

Department of Environmental Affairs told to assess effects of proposed coal-fired power station

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9 March 2017

San Council launches code of ethics for researchers

Research must be on our terms, says council

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3 March 2017

Russian nuclear deal places massive liability on South Africans

The country would be liable for any accident transporting nuclear material from Vladivostok to Qatar for instance

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24 February 2017