Grrrowd becomes “The Crowd Versus”

The Crowd versus Ibutho Coal Since the inception of our campaign to Save our iMfolozi Wilderness from the application to mine coal at Fuleni by Ibutho Coal, Grrrowd has stood steadfastly beside us. Grrowd was originally formed in 2014 at the Hague, in the Netherlands, with the intention to crowdfund for campaigns for social and…

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New Year resolution for our iMfolozi Wilderness

By Sheila Berry Most people, around this time of the year, think about introducing some positive changes into their lives with the start of the New Year, even if they don’t go so far as to formalise any New Year’s resolutions. Invariably these are associated with getting our bodies back…

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Soul is more important than coal

This article appeared in the Food and Wine supplement of the Mercury on December 3 2014 By Rob Symons On May 1 this year I was relaxing in bed taking advantage of the opportunity to sleep in when I received a call from a friend, Sheila Berry. “Rob, there’s a…

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“You are no longer alone in your struggle”

By Sheila Berry Support from Grrrowd for our campaign to stop the planned coalmine right on the border of the pristine iMfolozi Wilderness, started with the exchange of a few emails from strangers. Within a week or two it was like being part of a family….Read more

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Save our Rhino from coal mining pollution in iMfolozi

Dear Friends and Wilderness supporters Please join us to prevent the Fuleni open cast coal mine destroying the iMfolozi Wilderness Area, a sanctuary for endangered rhinos. iMfolozi is the oldest protected area in Africa and has the largest concentration of rhino in South Africa. iMfolozi was established in 1895 as…

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COMMUNITY AND WILDERNESS ALLIANCE NEWSLETTER & UPDATE

  Friday, 14 November 2014 Greetings friends and wilderness supporters This update is being written a few days after the devastating news of Tim Condon’s death, on Sunday, 9 November.  Since the very first day of the Save Our iMfolozi Wilderness campaign, Tim has been its strongest on-line support and…

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Community exchange visit: Fuleni to Somkhele

By Sifiso Dladla Sunday, the 19th of October 2014 will go down in the history books of the Global Environmental Trust, Save Our Imfolozi Wilderness Campaign, Community and Wilderness Alliance and all stakeholders involved in preventing the proposed mine in the Fuleni reserve as the turning point because indeed it…

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Save rhinos from new polluting coal mine

This content is from Grrrowd The greatest concentration of rhinos in South Africa and the health of its rural citizens are under threat. Mining company Ibutho Coal has put in an application to mine coal on the border of the pristine iMfolozi Wilderness Area, part of the last 1% of…

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