Sun Shines On Qunu Clinic, Eastern Cape

Sunwater for Life, a SESSA initiative, has provided two solar water heating systems to Qunu Clinic in the Eastern Cape to help free up the funds it needs to better serve the 800 to 1 000 people who require treatment every month. SESSA, the Sustainable …

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The Eastern Cape Environmental Network

A coalition of interest groups, including: The Zwartkops Trust, Citrus Farmers, Game Farmers, Alcan-Coega Protesters, Nimble, Zero Waste Agriculture, Timberwatch, Sustain the Wild Coast, Anti-Nuclear Lobby and Earthlife Africa“Protecting our diversity for a sustainable future” The Eastern Cape is rich in diversity – from ethnic …

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SAVE SOUTH AFRICA’S COASTLINE

27 October 2005 Dear Global Response, RE: SAVE SOUTH AFRICA’S COASTLINE South Africa’s coastline is under threat from dune mining industry and smelting projects. This means that the potential for the country to develop its eco-tourism industry will be seriously jeopardized. From Richards Bay, to …

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MRC granted right to mine along SA’s Wild Coast

By: Christy van der MerwePublished on 4th August 2008 Updated 5 hours agoThe Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) has granted ASX-listed mining junior Mineral Commodities (MRC) the mining right for a portion of the Xolobeni Mineral Sands project, along South Africa’s Wild Coast. The …

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Xolobeni Mining go ahead despite MAJOR opposition

MEDIA STATEMENT –SUSTAINING THE WILD COAST An announcement appeared on Monday morning ( 4th Aug) on the Australian Stock Exchange website listing for MRC Ltd (http://www.asx.com.au/asx/research/CompanyInfoSearchResults.jsp?searchBy=asxCode&allinfo=&asxCode=mrc. ) reporting that “the Department of Minerals and Energy of the Republic of South Africa.. will proceed to grant …

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Coega aluminium smelter owner delays project to 2012

By: Christy van der MerwePublished: 29 May 08 – 12:43Article Source: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article.php?a_id=134483 Aluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan on Thursday indicated that it expected its Coega aluminium smelter to only come on line in 2012. Rio Tinto Alcan Aluminium CEO Dick Evans said that South Africa’s …

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Eco-tourism asset may be lost to Bay over rates pressure

Guy Rogers ENVIRONMENT &0x0026; TOURISM EDITORSource: http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n13_20032008.htm RISING costs and development pressures have forced the owners of Port Elizabeth‘s Kragga Kamma Game Park to consider transforming the property into an eco-estate open to residents only. Opened 10 years ago, the park presently attracts about 50000 …

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Partnership in Predator Conservation

Press Release18 February 2008 CapeNature and the Landmark Foundation have established an integratedpartnership in predator conservation. This partnership is an ambitiousendeavour to see predators conserved across the living landscape. Theproject is aimed at innovative and proactive management interventions,supported by research and market solutions to the …

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New Partnership for Leopards Project

Dear All I am pleased to be able to report a further expansion and breakthrough for our project that has resulted from the rather unfortunate events reported in late 2007 where a leopard died in the eastern part of the Western Cape. Many of you …

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Leopard No 15 Rescued

Press release: 4 Feb 2008Dear All This week we rescued the 15th leopard in and around the Baviaanskloof since the Landmark Foundation project commenced in 2004. It was a large male leopard (for our area) of 38 kg. He was released back at the site …

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