A collective effort from the Sibaya and Hawaan Conservation Trusts and WESSA provides clean water for animals along Ohlanga river

Following last week’s fire and chemical spill in Cornubia and subsequent pollution of the nearby Ohlanga river, teams from the Sibaya and Hawaan Conservation Trusts and WESSA have been hard at work placing water stations in strategic areas for animals to drink. According to ecologist, Allister Starke, water stations were…
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Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment deploys specialist team to investigate eco-system impacts following UPL fire in Cornubia

“We are deeply concerned about the environmental impact on air quality as well as on the aquatic and marine ecosystems resulting from the fire incident at the UPL facility in Cornubia that took place during the unrest in Kwazulu-Natal last…
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UMHLANGA UIP UPDATE FOLLOWING LAST WEEK’S UNREST

Many areas of KZN including some parts of Gauteng were severely affected by last week’s unrest, looting, and violence. In the aftermath, it has been truly inspiring to see communities quickly rally together to protect, clean up, assist with supplies…
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PUBLIC ASKED TO REFRAIN FROM COLLECTING CONTAMINATED MARINE LIFE

Authorities are urging the public to refrain from picking up and collecting dead marine life off the Umdloti and uMhlanga coastline as they have been contaminated with toxic chemicals and could be harmful to humans. The public is also reminded…
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CLOSURE OF BEACHES NORTH OF DURBAN

EThekwini Municipality with advice from KZN Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has decided to close the beaches north of uMgeni estuary due to the environmental and potential human health impacts of a chemical spillage…
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