April 22, 2014

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Jhb to Protest at Anglo American’s AGM

Johannesburg 21 April 2014 – Earlier this month, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) rejected Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc Inc.’s application of a 600MW […]
April 15, 2014

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

Johannesburg, 08 April 2014 – Earthlife Africa Johannesburg applauds the Department of Environmental Affairs for living up to its mandate. The Department has put its foot […]
April 1, 2014

Join a great team! 3 open positions with Earthlife

Community Education Officer (SELP): Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is looking for a Community Education Officer for the Sustainable Energy & Livelihoods Project (SELP): SELP is a new […]
March 24, 2014

Press Release: ESKOM’S APPLICATION FOR INCREASED AIR POLLUTION FROM ITS KRIEL POWER STATION REFUSED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Centre for Environmental Rights groundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa) ESKOM’S APPLICATION FOR INCREASED AIR POLLUTION FROM ITS KRIEL […]
February 27, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Budget allows business to sparkle but dulls on environment

PRESS RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Budget allows business to sparkle but dulls on environment Johannesburg, February 26, 2014 – Environmentally-minded South Africans listened anxiously to the […]
November 27, 2009

Week Of Climate Action 7 to 11th Dec.

Climate Justice Now! South Africa (Gauteng Chapter), Earthlife Africa Jhb and Well Worn Theatre invites all to join  in a week of activism on Climate Change […]
November 20, 2009

Acid mine water about 30cm below the ground on West Rand

According to Rand Uranium measurements, the level of acid water in the Western Basin is 0.3m from the surface! It could just take one big rainstorm […]
November 3, 2009

Government plans to clean up Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area

Public participation process underway Workshops are being held to inform the public of the government plans to clean up sites in the Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area that […]
October 20, 2009

ELA Jhb Acid Mine Drainage Working Group

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s Acid Mine Drainage Working Group was formed in July 2009 in response to the growing crisis of acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand. […]
October 20, 2009

Taking action on acid mine drainage

The problems related to acid mine drainage (AMD) are going to be with us for decades, if not hundreds, of years to come, so it is […]
October 20, 2009

Fact sheets and articles about acid mine drainage

Some useful resources to find out more about acid mine drainage:  ELA (Jhb) fact sheets (pdf) to download:  AMD Fact sheet 1 AMD fact sheet 2 […]
October 16, 2009

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Welcomes End to Rio Tinto Smelter

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Welcomes End to Rio Tinto Smelter Earthlife Africa Jhb 16th of October 2009 Sense is beginning to reign in the South African […]
August 26, 2009

Press Release: Launch of the Women, Energy and Climate Change Forum

Press Release: Launch of the Women, Energy and Climate Change Forum Earthlife Africa Jhb 26th of August 2009 Climate change is the single greatest environmental threat […]
August 21, 2009

Earthlife’s Submission on PBMR SIA

On the 20th of August, Earthlife Africa Jhb (acting through the Legal Resources Centre) made a submission on the Social Impact Assessment for the Pebble Bed […]