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Anti-Fracking Angels

Pandora Long writes about the day she spent with 50/50 filming a fracking documentary. Kholosa was winging my questions as we drove a rather windy route (due to missing a couple of strategic turnoffs) up to Malvina’s beautiful midlands farm, … Continue reading

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We Can’t Drink Gas

“Are your ears just ornaments?” asked an audience member at the recent Rhino Oil & Gas meetings held in the Midlands “Why have you come back when we have already told you NO?” Clearly, it is not a good idea … Continue reading

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Don’t Fiddle with our Water Factories!

In nature, there is no magic water factory – the water on the earth now is the same water that has been here since the beginning of time. Whether in the Karoo or the forests of the Congo, the basics … Continue reading

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You Will Be Blown Away!

You are invited to view the eighth DUCT Art Campaign at the Liberty Midlands Mall, Food Court between the 3rd and 9th November! Pre-Primary, Junior and Senior Primary and Secondary Schools from Pietermaritzburg and surrounds have submitted outstanding artwork for … Continue reading

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Fracking is Ecocide

Pandora Long will be with us in spirit as we walk the Lion’s River. She is very distressed by the threat of mining and fracking and wrote the following: For me fracking is akin to raping the earth – it is … Continue reading

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We Walk on Global Anti Fracking Day

Our Lion’s River Walk begins on Global Anti-Fracking Day (22 September 2013). We intend to use this walk to highlight the potential risks to many of our KZN rivers by the highly controversial shale gas extraction process, known as Fracking. Fracking is … Continue reading

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Fracking – coming soon to an area near you

After an inspiring presentation by Francois du Toit to Dargle Conservancy members and friends last night, Penny Rees writes: As the saying goes – “Coming soon to an area near you” – Fracking: anywhere with shale deposits and there are plenty … Continue reading

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