Every day across Africa, wild elephants are being slaughtered to meet the insatiable demand for ivory. Entire herds are being poached out of existence to supply the illegal trade of ivory carvings and trinkets in Asia. The scale of illicit activity is staggering in places like Thailand. Poachers
by End Ecocide
Fracking is one example of a potential ecocide. http://www.endecocide.eu/ It is a technology where millions of liters of water are pumped into the underground to extract shale gas or other resources. The water is mixed with biocides and other ingredients,so the process is inherently unsafe from
I wish I could say that we made more progress this year in shutting down the dolphin hunts, but the slaughter just went on and on. Many families were torn apart or destroyed; individual personalities, cultural traditions, and relationships were snuffed out - all in the name of making a few yen.
The Princess Vlei is the first vlei in a chain of wetlands that runs through Grassy Park, Cape Town, purifying the water before it runs into the sea. It is a relatively small vlei, but it has a big history, and has long been treasured by the many citizens who have enjoyed its beauty and tranquility.
South Africa have been shocked by the savage rape, disembowelment and murder of 17-year old Anene Booysen by 4 men on February 2nd. This young woman's basic human right - the right to life - was taken from her by another in a most inhumane way. Less then a week later Carmen van der Westhuizen was