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Submissions Toolkit: National Forests Amendment Bill and National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill

Here is a toolkit and template comments you can use to make formal submissions on the National Forests Amendment Bill & National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill - submissions due no later than Friday 28 August. Using the templates, it’s as easy as sending an email ? Have your say! Let’s be active citizens for [...]

By |2020-08-26T11:25:56+00:00August 26th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Submissions Toolkit: National Forests Amendment Bill and National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill

Cancer Ally: Pollution Maims and kills

We are all aware of the fragility of our local and global public health systems, as the coronavirus moves across the world with terrifying speed. But we must not forget the slow killers that continue to do enormous damage in South Africa’s most vulnerable communities, as toxic pollution kills hundreds, and leave the rest of [...]

By |2020-03-31T15:16:32+00:00March 31st, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Cancer Ally: Pollution Maims and kills

In Memory of Brenda Pratt (Ex-treasurer)

A Tribute to an Environmental Activist, Mentor and Teacher Brenda Pratt Brenda Lynn Pratt was instrumental in the development of the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance for over 23 years. Her work within SDCEA was to play an important role of oversight as the treasurer of the finances. Brenda took her role as treasurer very [...]

By |2020-03-16T12:53:52+00:00March 16th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on In Memory of Brenda Pratt (Ex-treasurer)

All youth are welcome to join SDCEA at a Youth Solidarity workshop on the 3rd & 4th July 2018 at the Austerville Community Centre.

By |2018-07-12T08:33:12+00:00June 27th, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on All youth are welcome to join SDCEA at a Youth Solidarity workshop on the 3rd & 4th July 2018 at the Austerville Community Centre.

Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers

Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers Greetings, I trust that all is well on your side. Could you please publish this information to the public to alert them on SDCEA School & community survey links below and the contact details for pollution complaints. SDCEA urges you to continuously participate on the air pollution surveys, [...]

By |2017-10-11T10:18:38+00:00October 9th, 2017|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers

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 |2017-08-25T13:27:10+00:00August 25th, 2017|Miscellaneous|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 |2017-08-08T09:56:30+00:00July 27th, 2017|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Feedback on Fishermen Mentorship Training