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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 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

Benzene Monitoring Report -2017

We urge all community members to continue logging pollution complaints through the pollution line: Daytime 031- 311 3555/5150 Nighttime 031- 361 0000 Please ask for a reference number for it is very crucial to do so and send it to us (SDCEA), you can call on 031 4611 991 and ask for Bongani or email to bongani@sdceango.co.za or joanne@sdceango.co.za Thank you.

By | 2018-02-16T12:53:10+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Benzene Monitoring Report -2017

SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

On this day the residents of  Durban will remember Ken Saro Wiwa and nine other Ogoni’s by descending  on Shell & BP Refinery and Shell outlets throughout the area to call on the International Criminal Court in the HAGUE to proceed and hold those responsible for the murder of  the late Nigerian Environmentalist and human [...]

By | 2017-11-13T09:51:30+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Infratructure & Development, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

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 | 2017-09-11T09:02:33+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on International Anti-nuclear activists speak out!

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 | 2017-08-08T09:58:49+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Offshore Oil and Gas Workshop

Project C.L.E.A.N:Conscientious Leaders Empower A Nation

We the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) are hosting Project C.L.E.A.N., a youth empowerment programme focusing on the environment, pollution and health challenges. Project C.L.E.A.N. is aimed at youth between the ages of 12 – 25 to engage and actively participate in the activities and talks. Youth from the South Durban area, Merebank, Wentworth, [...]

By | 2017-09-18T13:18:52+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Project C.L.E.A.N:Conscientious Leaders Empower A Nation

Join us on the Fishermen and Ezemvelo Wildlife Walk!

  The KZN Subsistence fishermen’s forum representing 12 000 subsistence fishermen, together with the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance, will be holding a fisherman’s walk on Durban’s Promenade on the 8th of July 2017 at 8am. The start of the walk will be from Snake park pier, ending at North Pier. The walk will be raising [...]

By | 2017-07-13T07:55:47+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Miscellaneous, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Join us on the Fishermen and Ezemvelo Wildlife Walk!

Events of KZN Fisherfolk

Fishermen’s walk The KZN Subsistence fishermen’s forum representing 12 000 subsistence fishermen, together with the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance, will be holding a fisherman’s walk on Durban’s Promenade on the 8th of July 2017 at 8am. The start of the walk will be from Snake park pier, ending at North Pier. The walk will be [...]

By | 2017-07-13T07:58:12+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Events of KZN Fisherfolk

Chinese fishing Trawler seen at Port Edward coastline

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-13T08:11:04+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Chinese fishing Trawler seen at Port Edward coastline