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Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Please sign the petition in the link below: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu/?copy&utm_source=sharetools&utm_medium=copy&utm_campaign=petition-521738-Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu&utm_term=noHash%2Ben Thank you. 

By | 2018-05-31T09:57:59+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Community Empowerment|Comments Off on Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Feedback: Local News Articles regarding Community Meeting with Sasol

Concerns raised at oil drilling meeting Daily News / 19 May 2018, 4:00pm / Mphathi Nxumalo https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/concerns-raised-at-oil-drilling-meeting-15040918 Desmond D'Sa from the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance pulled no punches during a community meeting with Sasol on Thursday, railing against plans to explore for oil and gas on the SA coastline. Picture Mphathi Nxumalo. Durban - Civil society organisations have [...]

By | 2018-06-11T12:36:08+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Feedback: Local News Articles regarding Community Meeting with Sasol

WORKSHOP ON ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

WORKSHOP: ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE 13th & 14th June 2018 20 Diakonia Avenue, Durban, 4001 ________________________________________ Is your organisation committed to promoting a healthy and sustainable environment, and to empowering communities in Kwa-Zulu Natal ? Or are you a media professional passionate about environmental justice who wants to do more to inform [...]

By | 2018-05-21T12:30:32+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Action 24, Community Empowerment|Comments Off on WORKSHOP ON ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Join us in solidarity to take on the oil giants who want to exploit our beautiful oceans. #dontdrillonourcocean #protectourocean #oceannotoil

By | 2018-05-11T13:33:57+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Join us in solidarity to take on the oil giants who want to exploit our beautiful oceans. #dontdrillonourcocean #protectourocean #oceannotoil

Comments from SDCEA on offshore oil and gas exploration drilling within block ER2369 of the east coast of KZN

Sasol and Eni are set to explore the coast of KZN with offshore oil and gas drilling. KZN is renowned for its famous and beautiful beaches. However, healthy oceans are critically important to marine life and to coastal communities whose economies rely on tourism, fishing and recreational activities. Opening up new offshore areas to drilling, [...]

By | 2018-04-30T13:17:45+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Comments from SDCEA on offshore oil and gas exploration drilling within block ER2369 of the east coast of KZN

Public voices to foster responsive South African legislatures

The right to a safe and protected environment and the commitment to a sustainable future are enshrined in the South African Constitution. While many communities in South Africa are increasingly feeling the effects of climate change, civil society engagement in environmental governance remains limited. Many South Africans believe that Parliament is the institution where important [...]

By | 2018-03-23T12:43:40+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Public voices to foster responsive South African legislatures

Public Meeting regarding Oil & Gas Exploration off our coast

Public Objection Meeting to Oil and Gas exploration activities along the Kwa Zulu Natal Coastline. The Environmental Resource Management (ERM) of Southern Africa and ENI Italian Oil Corporation intend to explore and drill for oil along the coast of Richards Bay, Durban and Port Shepstone. They are under pressure from the South Durban Community Environmental [...]

By | 2018-03-13T06:33:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Public Meeting regarding Oil & Gas Exploration off our coast