September 8, 2017

Don’t Nuke The Climate Debate, 11 September 2017

Don’t nuke the climate debate Panel co-hosted by Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa and Inala A cold war debate: Russian and US No Nukes Activists tell […]
September 8, 2017

Seminar on nuclear energy as ongoing governance threat, 12 September 2017

Seminar on nuclear energy as ongoing governance threat You are invited for Conversation: Date/time: Tuesday, 12 September, 12:30-2pm Venue: Mwalimu House, Classroom G, Wits Management Campus, […]
July 3, 2017

About the forums

INTRODUCTION The various programs and forums in ELA serves as a platform that provides public response to the increasing discontent the public has regarding energy, sustainability, […]
July 3, 2017

Mabula Mine Court Case Press Release

Civil society and community coalition wins crucial concession in fight against coal mine in water hotspot   Yesterday, the interdict application launched by the coalition of […]
March 8, 2017

VICTORY IN SA’S FIRST CLIMATE CHANGE CASE

Media Release 08 March 2017. Today the North Gauteng High Court ruled in favour of environmental justice organisation Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), and referred the appeal […]
December 6, 2010

Anti-nuclear action in Cape Town

In November 2010, activists from Earthlife Africa Cape Town took to the streets again to warn of the dangers of nuclear power.This time the focus was on the […]
July 23, 2010

Toxic mine water and human rights violations on the East Rand

Unpaid mineworkers at Grootvlei mine, on the East Rand, are bravely keeping the pump station working to prevent huge volumes of toxic mine water flowing into […]
June 20, 2010

More about Mapungubwe National Park and what’s at risk from mining activities

On the northern border of Limpopo, the Mapungubwe National Park was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003. As a signatory to the World Heritage Convention, […]
June 20, 2010

Mining threatens Mapungubwe World Heritage site in South Africa

An Australian mining company, Coal of Africa Ltd, has started activities in a sensitive area without a water use license and with what many environmental experts consider […]
June 13, 2010

Stream of acid, the Tweelopiespruit

The Tweelopiespruit is a stream that flows through the Krugersdorp Game Reserve on the West Rand, near Johannesburg, South Africa.    Acid mine water has been […]
June 13, 2010

Inadequate treatment of acid water flowing into the Tweelopiespruit

  The Tweelopiespruit is a stream that flows through the Krugersdorp Game Reserve on the West Rand, near Johannesburg, South Africa  The treatment process being undertaken […]
June 6, 2010

Coal-fired power stations linked to serious health defects in children

Uranium and other heavy metals from coal can pollute the soil, water and air. In India the long-term effects of such pollution are now being seen. […]
June 4, 2010

Inadequate response from the DWA to the acid mine drainage crisis on the West Rand

The South African Department of Water Affairs’ (DWA) account of the action taken to address the decant of acid mine water on the West Rand in […]
May 19, 2010

Photos from Earthlife Africa Cape Town’s anti-nuclear demos

  On 23 April 2010 Earthlife Africa Cape Town, as part of the anti-nuclear campaign, convened an action outside Parliament, in commemoration of Chernobyl Day and to highlight […]