Mining firm reconsiders Zululand plans

Mining firm reconsiders Zululand plans

Originally published by The Mercury on 24/11/15. Public Outcry A major public outcry over coal mining next to Africa’s oldest game reserve and wilderness area has forced a local mining group back to the drawing board to consider its alternatives. Two years ago, the Johannesburg-based Ibutho Coal group announced its...

Coal Mining Threatens World’s Greatest Rhino Sanctuary

Coal Mining Threatens World’s Greatest Rhino Sanctuary

  • Written on: 07 July 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Video by Alliance Earth. A short video telling both the history of rhino conservation and the threats they face – from the well known activities of poachers to the large coal-mine project at the iMfolozi nature reserve. Communities and conservationists alike talk about how to defend against large mining corporations....