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Shell’s plans shelved… again

In a momentous victory for environmental activists, the High Court in Makhanda ordered Shell to temporarily halt its seismic survey along the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape.  The court granted an interim interdict on 28 December; it stands until a ruling can be made on whether further environmental authorisation is required, Bloomberg reported. The …

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13 January’22 Wrap: It’s been a fiery start to the new year. Here’s what you missed.

Hi there 🙋🏽‍♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at:  Aaaaand… we’re back! 😁We had a much-needed rest and hope you did too. The news cycle, though, didn’t take any time off: we have a bumper edition this week to catch you up on what happened while we were on pause and …

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Shell’s seismic survey: the battle rages on

The battle over Shell’s Wild Coast plans continues. Despite efforts from environmental activists, energy company Shell is going ahead with its seismic survey along the Eastern Cape coast.  The survey, which seeks to detect and extract oil in the mineral-rich area, uses sound waves that could potentially harm marine life – especially whales and dolphins …

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