Flying Rhinos

Dramatic film from Green renaissance about the WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project where 19 of the critically endangered animals were moved from the Eastern Cape to a new location in Limpopo province. A relatively new capture technique was used to airlift some of the rhinos out of difficult or inaccessible areas by helicopter.

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Hold De Beers Accountable

“Halt the sale of De Beers operations until they fix our area”, says Cape West Coast community

The imminent sale of De Beers’ diamond mining operations on the Cape West Coast must be halted until full disclosure and proper consultation with all affected parties has taken place, says the community of Hondeklipbaai. The department of Mineral Resources (DMR) is expected to make a decision on the approval of the amended environmental management programme, and the transfer of mining rights to Tranx Hex, within weeks. The community launched an awareness campaign this week, to urge DMR to postpone their decision.

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282 Crosses: Stop the Killing

On World Rhino Day the Green Renaissance team, together with a few passionate volunteers made and erected 282 wooden crosses along Sea Point promenade in Cape Town to symbolize the rhinos killed this year in South Africa.

When you have to make this many crosses you realize just how many rhinos have been killed, and walking through the crosses one fully understands the plight of our rhinos.

One rhino killed is one rhino too many.

 

Mining will Destroy Life’s Balance

Green Renaissance has just launched the second in a series of three videos, which were filmed in collaboration with the Save Mapungubwe NGO Coalition to fight against the granting of a coal mining license outside of the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.

This video focuses on a character from the opposite side of the Limpopo River- Vanessa Bristow- who lives on a farm called Sentinel in Zimbabwe, and feels deeply connected to the land and variety of life in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area.

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