Julia Colvin of the WESSA Water Explorer Programme in South Africa writes about the importance of including lessons about fracking in schools. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. This sentiment certainly rings true for many environmental education organisations working tirelessly to protect
While it seems to most reasonable people that fracking absolutely should not take place in South Africa, the juggernaut keeps rolling. First the Karoo, then the Eastern Cape and KZN, now in the Free State, Mpumalanga and Berg foothills too!
While it seems to most reasonable people that fracking absolutely should not take place in South Africa, the juggernaut keeps rolling. In the Karoo, TKAG (Treasure Karoo Action Group) managed to slow the process down a little, by calling for
What on Earth are EIAs? Confused by Consultants? Flummoxed by Fracking Applications? It is all pretty overwhelming and we are all learning as we go. Most of us have heard about EIAs and IAPs only recently, so no wonder we
We have been intrigued by the name Sungu Sungu ever since we spotted their exploration concession on the PASA map a year or so ago. They don’t seem to answer their phone and we once tried to track them down
In the Eastern Cape, there is much opposition to the proposed exploration by Rhino Oil & Gas of the uMzimvubu Catchment. These are a few of the comments submitted to SLR Consulting recently on the Scoping Report. Response to Scoping
Last week many of us submitted comments to SLR Consulting on the Rhino Oil & Gas Applications for Exploration Rights in KZN and the Eastern Cape. Even if you missed the deadline, it is worth sending your thoughts to SLR.
Jeff Barbee is in town this week Frack Free SA has arranged screenings of the fascinating film High Cost of Cheap Gas across the KZN Midlands and Eastern Cape and Jeff will be in attendance to answer all your questions.
Response to Rhino Oil & Gas Application for Exploration Rights in KZN According to an environmental consultant involved in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for the oil and gas industry, once a right to explore is granted you can be pretty
President of the Concerned Young People of South Africa (CYPSA), Stella Hlongwane has written this open letter to Parliament: Who can hear our call for help? Our inheritance from our fathers is in grave danger and we seem to be knocking at closed