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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Sandile’s last precious gift for Dr Ian Player

By Sheila Berry 2 December 2014 With so many personal tributes pouring in, all acknowledging the influence and importance of the legendary Dr Ian Player, it confirms the valuable life this unique man lived. While much has been written about his role in saving the White Rhino from extinction, and…

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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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Save our iMfolozi Wilderness entered for South African Blog Awards 2014

The Save our iMfolozi Wilderness website has been entered for the South African Blog Awards 2014 in the Environment category. The public vote phase will run from Tuesday, 25 November 2014 until Wednesday, 31st December 2014 at 23:59. To register your vote please click on the badge below or in…

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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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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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Please support our campaign

A BIG thanks all who have signed the Avaaz petition to stop the Fuleni coal mine. We are well on the way to reaching 52 000 signatures. Please encourage others to sign. To date, 770 rhino were killed this year for their horn. If the Fuleni mine goes ahead, rhino…

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Daily Maverick: Rape of a conservation area: iMfolozi Wilderness versus Ibutho Coal

By Braam Malherbe The iMfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is fighting battles on many fronts. Human settlements, agriculture, poaching and mining are all challenging the existence of this important wilderness area. We must consider the impact of coal mining on the boundary of iMfolozi, specifically regarding the proposed Fuleni mine,…

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GET AND CAWA’S SUBMISSION TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (PCEA) HLUHLUWE, KZN – 29 AUGUST 2014

The Global Environmental Trust (GET) is a Non-Profit and Public Benefit Organisation, based in KZN, concerned about ensuring healthy and sustainable environments for present and future generations. Our focus has been on the Somkhele communities on the eastern boundary of the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP) where, since 2007, social and economic…

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