We the KZN SUBSISTENCE Fisher folks are concerned about the sighting of the suspicious fishing trawlers once again off our coastline. The vessels have been fishing illegally close to our coastline out of international waters. This continues to happen during the winter months when the sardine shoal and other game fish enter our shores. The present [...]
Fish Not Oil Campaign Launch, Durban Beach front On the 19thof June 2017, at 9 am the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance, together with the subsistence fisher folk of Durban, launched their campaign ‘FISH NOT OIL’ on the Durban Beach front. The subsistence fisher folk gathered with their rods and reels to show who [...]
Date: 14 June 2017 Venue: Austerville Civic Centre Time: 17:30pm – 20:00pm Hitachi Technologies are proposing a desalination plant for the Bluff community. This will have impacts on the people, marine environment and marine animals. A public meeting will be hosted by GIBB, the consultants on this project. It is crucial the public attend and [...]
Sea mining, oil exploration and water treatment projects are set to destroy the ocean and life withinMultiple companies hope to exploit our ocean through projects such as seismic testing, sand winning and the construction of a desalination plant. They will plunder the oceans resources for their own gains, leaving the fisherfolk, who rely on the [...]
The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance attended two public meetings on the 17thand 18th of May.On the 17tha public meeting was held at the Austerville Civic Centre. It was hosted by the consulting firm GIBB and the developer Hitachi. This meeting was to address the public on a proposed desalination plant being built in the [...]
Tongaat Hulletts historical arrogance of ignoring their neighbours pollution complaints comes back to bite.
A public participation meeting held yesterday 22 May 2017, at the Maidstone Country Club (Tongaat). Concerned community members filled the hall and raised their disputes and worries with the proposed Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP). Tongaat Hullett formally known for its horrible odours and current mismanagement of its site has over the years significantly impacted on [...]