WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) is a dynamic South African environmental NGO with a mission to implement high impact environmental and conservation projects that promote public participation in caring for the Earth.
WESSA has a remarkable history of almost 90 years and a proud track record of enabling individuals and organisations to use natural resources sustainably and effectively, through our strategic partnerships. We are driven by the key focus areas of our work, which are aimed at the conservation of life-supporting ecosystems such as water and biodiversity.
WESSA rejects amended Fuleni coal mine application
WESSA is deeply concerned about the renewed attempt by Ibutho Coal to develop an anthracite coal mine right on the boundary of the world-renown Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.
The proposed mine has the potential to severely and irreversibly impact this flagship
nature reserve as well as the communities of the Fuleni-Umhlana area. READ MORE
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