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Recent engagements between Minister of Energy and civil society organisations

Press release | December 7, 2017 at 11:59

Below we set out key events in recent engagements between Minister of Energy David Mahlobo and civil society organisations around the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity and the Energy Indaba scheduled for 7-8 December 2017.

A cost that curses!

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | December 1, 2017

On November 21st, s the World was celebrating Fisheries Day, Greenpeace Africa chose this symbolic date to publish its report” The cost of ocean Destruction” The cost is huge, the damages numerous and difficult to quantify. ...

Activists close down the Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria

Press release | November 30, 2017 at 7:00

30 November, 2017: Greenpeace Africa and Earthlife Africa Jhb activists have today confronted the Department of Environmental Affairs by blocking the main entrance to the Department with nuclear barrels. The activists made a public demand that...

The Department of Environmental Affairs is selling our future to the highest bidder

Blog entry by Penny-Jane Cooke | November 29, 2017

The Department of Environmental Affairs is responsible for ensuring that our constitutional right to a healthy environment is realised, but recently the Department went against all of those principles when they granted an Environmental...

The Cost of Ocean Destruction

Publication | November 22, 2017 at 2:45

West Africa’s coastal waters lie within one of four of the world’s major ocean upwellings, all of which can be found on the eastern boundaries of the Pacifc and Atlantic oceans. This oceanographic phenomenon brings nutrient rich waters to the...

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Press release | November 21, 2017 at 8:41

Let the Moratorium be!

Blog entry by Victorine Che Thoener | November 20, 2017

With the recent confirmation that the Congo Basin forest hosts the world’s biggest tropical peatland, the importance of this forest is now drawing global attention. It has a huge role to play in the protection of our global climate. ...

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