Social Opposition Campaign

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    3rd Sep 2020

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    Fears for marine life as drilling gets go ahead off KZN coast. (IOL)

    Durban – Offshore seismic activity relating to gas and oil exploration could cause whales to beach and have a devastating affect on marine life. Durban-based environmental activist Janet Solomon’s Oceans Not Oil organisation plans to meet the month-end deadline to appeal against companies being given permission to drill for oil and gas off the KwaZulu-Natal[...]
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    6th Jun 2021

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    BV supports Oceans Not Oil Petition

    The petition “Barbara Creecy @BarbaraCreecy_ – Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries: Save South Africa’s Coast & Future: Stop the offshore oil & gas exploration application ER236” calls on the minister to stop an offshore oil and gas exploration application, which will establish 6 wells at pioneer depths in the Agulhas current. The risks at[...]
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    3rd Sep 2020

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    WATCH: The people have spoken-oceans not oil

    “We object to you exploring and drilling in this, the last true South African wilderness,” read the memorandum. PROTESTERS toted posters and chanted as they gathered outside the Italian Consulate on Fairway Road in Durban North on Friday, 10 May. The peaceful protest set the backdrop for Janet Solomon of Oceans not Oil and Jamila[...]