Environment minister in crosshairs over proposed amendment to environmental regulations | Mail & Guardian

Article written by Sheree Bega | 9 February 2022 “Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has gazetted a proposed amendment to environmental regulations that make it mandatory for any person who wants to submit environmental appeals to appoint a registered environmental assessment practitioner (EAP) to conduct the appeal. This proposal, made on New Year’s Eve, has sparked deep […]

The FSE’s academic contribution titled “Engagement with mining-affected communities: lessons learnt – a case study within the West Rand Goldfields”

In addition to the FSE’s considerable assistance to academic researchers during 2021, the FSE’s academic contribution titled “Engagement with mining-affected communities: lessons learnt – a case study within the West Rand Goldfields” was included in the scholarly publication titled “Community engagement research in South Africa:  Histories, methods, theories and practice”. What this publication has to […]

SBE 2022: Sustainable Built Environments

The Sustainable Built Environment conference 2022 (SBE 2022) and the STADIO School of Architecture and Spatial Design (SOAASD) invite you to our series of perspectives on the past, present and future of sustainable built environments. These webinars are a pre-cursor to SBE 2022, which will be held at the Houwhoek Hotel in March 2022. The SBE conferences have a long history, starting in 1998 – […]

Daily Maverick: “Our Burning Planet – Thirstlands of EAPASA: The Failures of Our Environmental Regulator” by Kevin Bloom

“As the legislated frontline in the battle against ecosystem collapse, the Environmental Assessment Practitioners’ Association of South Africa is meant to hold a critical professional sector to account. But, as the case of Dr Kenneth Singo shows, the regulator is not doing its mandated job. If the country’s priceless biodiversity is to survive, a whole […]

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