A few weeks ago, 31 illegal miners died after a methane gas exploded in a mine in the Free State. Last Friday, 17 people died after a gas leak explosion in an informal settlement in Germiston. It is reported that illegal miners were busy processing gold when the gasexploded. The Federation for A Sustainable Environment […]
Prof Michael Solomon, one of the Non-Executive Directors of the FSE, was appointed as Adjunct Professor by the University of the Free State’s Centre for Environmental Management from the 1st of June until the 31st of May 2026. The FSE and its directors hereby extend their hearty congratulations to Prof Solomon. Prof Solomon is held […]
The full program of SDG presentations are available for you to view and download in the link below. SDG 6 Presentations
Hennops Revival awarded Mariette Liefferink of the FSE a Certificate of Appreciation for her contribution to the Revival of the Hennops River over the past year. View the certificate below.
Jozi Gold has been nominated for a Cinema for Peace Award, alongside David Attenborough and the Greta Thunberg film. Category: International Green Film Award.
On the 25th of November 2022, Dr. Wendy Royal, Professor Emeritus, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Film Selection and Bonus Content Lead, South African Film Festival and Education without Borders wrote: “Dear Mariette, Sylvia, Jamie & Yvette, I just wanted to update you on SaffCanada 2022. The Festival was a great success, raising $54,000.00 net for Education without Borders to provide educational opportunities […]
“Anti-nuclear activist Peter Becker is in a legal battle with the minister of energy and mineral resources, Gwede Mantashe, who dismissed him from the board of the National Nuclear Regulator this year for ‘misconduct’…” Read the full article here.
Interview with Mariette Liefferink from the FSE.
Waste from a diamond mine in South Africa grew ever higher as the ownership changed from De Beers to a billionaire to a Dubai-based retailer. The mining town paid the price. Sept. 23, 2022Updated 8:39 a.m. ET When a dam at a diamond mine burst in September in Jagersfontein, South Africa, it coated houses, cars […]