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International Anti-nuclear activists speak out!

Invitation: Anti-nuclear activism in Russia, the U.S. and around the world When: 16h00-18h30, Sat 16 Sep Where: St Paul’s Church, 161 Monty Naicker Road, Durban Central (opposite the Workshop) Recently Earthlife Africa Johannesburg  and SAFCEI challenged the government’s nuclear deals with Russia, the U.S. and South Korea. In April 2017 judgement was delivered in the [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on International Anti-nuclear activists speak out!

We are and will continue to organize ourselves as communities of Buen Vivir!

                                                    Final Declaration - Lekil Kuxlejal-Ich’el Ta Muk’                                  We are and will continue to [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Livelihoods & Food Sovereignty|Comments Off on We are and will continue to organize ourselves as communities of Buen Vivir!

Links to News Articles regarding Shongweni Landfill Site, Toxic Trek, Waste and Toxic Air

News Articles   Shongweni Landfill Site   http://www.enca.com/south-africa/thousands-demand-closure-of-shongweni-landfill-site   http://citizen.co.za/news/1417795/2000-march-closure-shongweni-landfill-site/   Toxic Trek   http://mg.co.za/article/2016-11-23-00-residents-to-hold-toxic-trek-against-durban-landfills-gas-emissions   https://www.ecr.co.za/news/news/toxic-trek-raise-stink-over-upper-highway-malodour/   https://www.ecr.co.za/news/news/toxic-trek-raise-stink-over-upper-highway-malodour/   Waste disposal giant threatens activist with legal action http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/waste-disposal-giant-threatens-activist-with-legal-action-2069334   Waste firm in a fix over toxic fumes http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/waste-firm-in-a-fix-over-toxic-fumes-2066740   Toxic stench firm admits to being fined http://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/daily-news/20160905/281638189646636   DEA sets strict measures for Durban [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on Links to News Articles regarding Shongweni Landfill Site, Toxic Trek, Waste and Toxic Air

Feedback on Fishermen Mentorship Training

On the 20th of July 2017, the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance hosted a fish not oil, fishermen’s mentorship workshop geared for the subsistence fishermen of Kwa Zulu Natal at the Austerville Community Civic Centre. Subsistence fishermen were selected jointly by the SDCEA  and the KZN Subsistence Fisherfolks to be trained as mentors in their fishing [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Feedback on Fishermen Mentorship Training

Offshore Oil and Gas Workshop

On the 18th of July 2017, the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance together with Groundwork hosted an offshore oil and gas stakeholder consultative at the Austerville community civic centre. The purpose of the oil and gas workshop was to create awareness in the communities of proposed 3D and 2D seismic testing in our ocean. The [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Offshore Oil and Gas Workshop