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Environmental Activists Defeat An Australian Mining Company Against Extraction of Titanium In Xholobeni

After a long legal battle against the granting of mining rights to extract titanium in Xolobeni off the Wild Coast to the Australian company, Transworld Energy by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).

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Eco-Justice

Getting To Know Coastal Community Engagement Champion Neville Van Rooy And His Journey To Protecting The Earth And Empowering Communities

Christy Bragg spoke to Neville van Rooy about what keeps his fire burning, his interest to protecting the earth, and his travel journey.

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Legacy Champions

The Importance Of Advocacy In The Face Of Intensifying Climate Change And The Battle To Transition To Renewable Energy

Since February 2022, Wongeka Xatasi, a 2022 Green Connection Legacy Programme participant, started turning over a new leaf.

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Eco-Justice

A Just And Equal Society Is Possible: Ecuador Communities Win The Fight for Rights to their Land

Ecuador, a country in South America is obliged, as ruled by the country’s top court to ensure that Indigenous communities are consulted.

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Eco-Justice

4 Reasons Why South Africa Should Not Invest In Gas

In January the South African government held public hearings on the Gas Amendment Bill. Why should you care? As the government itself has said, this Bill will affect every single person in South Africa.

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Legacy Champions

The Battle Against Environmental Degradation Persists

From protecting the environment to ensuring the community of Port Nolloth is well informed about developments of oil and gas exploration – with a particular focus on the negative impacts it has on the environment

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Legacy Champions

Karoo Activist Demand A Just Energy Transition Plan and A Frack-Free Environment

In pursuit of a frack free environment and clean energy, Warren Blouw and Danny Davidson from the Karoo–devoted eco-justice activists and alumni of The Green Connection.

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Legacy Champions

Bright and Breezy Activists Take Lead In Their Communities!

Vuyiseka Mani and Zukisa Mankabane are two environmental activists on a mission to expose and address environmental injustice. Their work through The Green Connection Legacy Programme and the Eastern Cape Environmental Network continues to shine.

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Legacy Champions

Bigai Fishing Community Continue To Be Deprived of Their Fishing Rights!

The struggle continues for small-scale fishers in Knysna as they constantly push back government regulations and by-laws restricting their access to the ocean via ‘privately owned property.'

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Oceans Tribunal

Fishers and Caracals – the Voices of the Vulnerable

Today I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, as one does when procrastinating, when I came across a picture that stopped my scrolling dead in its tracks. It was a picture of a lifeless caracal kitten lying curled up on a road.

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Legacy Champions

Skipper’s Licence Opens New Chances for the Fishing Community of Port St John’s

Following a gruelling five days of training programme for a skipper’s licence, Phumza Kalimashe and Ntsindiso Nongcavu from Port St Johns an now confidently stay safe in the ocean while catching a variety of fish.

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Eco-Justice

4 Steps to Voting for the Right Councilor

The Green Connection strives towards empowering communities to have a voice in decision making towards sustainable local economies.

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Eco-Justice

Strap in! Eco-justice Adventures, Loading…

.It hasn’t been child’s play adapting to the ‘new normal’ since Covid-19 first hit in 2020. And in a world where restrictions on movement and social interactions have become regulation

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