May 21, 2019

Communities Dialogue Towards a Just Transition

February 20, 2019

Communities Dialogue Towards a Just Transition

December 11, 2018

Global Day of Action against Climate Change – 08 December 2018

December 6, 2018

Press Release: Global Day of Action on Climate Change 8 December 2018

Wake Up! South Africa needs to protect its citizens and make good on its global commitments Johannesburg, 6 December 2018 — As the United Nations Framework […]
April 23, 2018


23 APRIL 2017 Today – almost exactly a year to the day since winning the nuclear court case – it was announced that the two women […]
May 19, 2015

Legacy Warnings!

The threat Around Johannesburg the impact of uranium mining is widely detectable. Huge parts of its population struggling with its Legacy. South Africa is the only […]
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 […]
March 9, 2012

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Federation for a Sustainable Environment cautiously welcome signs of progress on plans to deal with acid mine drainage

9 March 2012 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg(ELA Jhb) and the Federation for a Sustainable Environment (FSE) commends the South African Human Rights Commission for their organisation and […]
February 26, 2012

Plans for dealing with acid mine drainage – a call for public consultations

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg calls for urgent public consultations to discuss plans for dealing with acid mine drainage Media release of 24 February 2011 The Johannesburg metropolitan […]
April 5, 2011

An action plan for acid mine drainage

Finally, the seriousness of the acid mine drainage problem in South Africa has been acknowledged at ministerial level and an action plan has been outlined.  Mine […]
February 5, 2011

Stream destroyed by acid mine water

Since 2002, the Tweelopiespruit has been an ‘emergency’ waste pipe for acid mine drainage – toxic water polluted by heavy metals, including uranium, from old mines […]
February 5, 2011

Toxic water floods mine near Springs

The pumps at Grootvlei Mine, near Springs, east of Johannesburg, have stopped. The mine is now being flooded with acid mine drainage – toxic water, polluted […]
February 2, 2011

NGOs call for no-go areas for mining

Media release 1 February 2011 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA Jhb) supports the call for the Minister of Mineral Resources to exercise her discretion under section 49 […]
January 26, 2011

Civil society demands action on acid mine drainage

Over 40 civil society organisations sent a letter to the Inter Ministerial Committee on Acid Mine Drainage (IMC) raising concerns about the IMC’s activities and lack […]