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  • Tornadoes - powerful, but uncommon in SA

    Posted on August 08, 2016

    Images and video clips that looked like scenes from the disaster movie Twister were all over social media a few weeks ago when unexpected tornadoes hit the Gauteng province.

  • Research aims to bring human agency back to the environmental crisis

    Posted on February 03, 2016

    UP's recently established African Observatory for Environmental Humanities promotes the notion of ‘earth keeping’ and positions itself at the intersection of indigenous value systems and modernity.

  • A world without polio

    Posted on June 19, 2015

    The University of Pretoria is one of the key partners aiding the international polio community in the development of specific tools to assist in the final push for the total eradication of the polio virus.

  • Saving our planet through research and scholarship

    Posted on June 10, 2015

    The various faculties at UP are making waves in their efforts in the field of conservation and are committed to promoting practices that make more sustainable use of the Earth’s natural resources.

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