Despite the fact that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process on access and fuel storage for Vele is still under way and a water license has not been approved, Coal of Africa Limited has recently been awarded ‘unconditional new order mining rights’!
Wetlands are critical ecosystems and their capacity to provide goods and services is increasingly diminished as a result of human activities.
NGOs Respond to Growth in South African Wind Energy Sector | A media Release from the EWT & Birdlife SA
Wind energy is a very welcome addition to the South African energy mix, and is far ‘cleaner’ than coal-fired energy generation. However, this does not mean that it is without environmental impacts.
A press release around a new booklet on birds and environmental (including climate) change which has been a joint project of the South African National Biodiversity Institute and the Animal Demography Unit, University of Cape Town.
A media release from the Endangered Wildlife Trust of South Africa dated 29 October 2009 on “The Way forward for Cheetah and Wild Dog conservation”