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Communities in Springs are facing water scarcity and health risks with the proposition of new coal mines

The Springs area in Gauteng’s East Rand  faces a very serious threat to its streams, and groundwater sources, with the proposal of four new mines being planned for the area. There are growing concerns among the community as gaining access to information about these mines has been met with difficulty. This in spite of the (More...)

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Communities in Springs are facing water scarcity and health risks with the proposition of new coal mines

The Springs area in Gauteng’s East Rand  faces a very serious threat to its streams, and groundwater sources, with the proposal of four new mines being planned for the area. There are growing concerns among the community as gaining access to information about these mines has been met with difficulty. This in spite of the (More...)

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The Art of Climate Change Action by Amir Bagheri

During the apartheid struggle, activists used various ­artistic means to communicate and express the plight of our country and its people. Struggle songs such as Senzeni na and theatre productions like Sarafina! and Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country mobilised the domestic and international communities to end the social, political and ­economic divisions in South (More...)

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A Special Weekend of Mobilisation

[this blog was written by Landry Nintereste, 350Africa.org’s Sub-Saharian Field Organiser] It was an awesome and memorable weekend, full of enthusiasm. The African continent was not left on the sidelines of the Global Climate March. From Abidjan to Johannesburg via Accra, Cotonou, Yaoundé, Nairobi, Bujumbura and Kinshasa, there were thousands of people gathered in various (More...)

Report: The Divestment Movement — A Just Response to Climate Inaction

Today, 350Africa.org is launching the second in a series of powerful research reports to present the case for divestment from fossil fuels and to highlight that this is not just an environmental issue but a political, economic and moral one as well. The divestment movement is growing globally, with over 450 institutions, pension funds, universities and faith-based organisations having committed (More...)

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Why you need to think about coal on World Food Day

Yesterday was World Food Day, and across the globe, filtered Instagram shots of delightfully healthy, organic meals likely skyrocketed as people found reasons to celebrate the most delicious part of our lives. And scoff though I might, if people are finding reasons to be thankful for food that’s grown in harmony with the planet and not (More...)

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