Zululand Coast Offshore Mining Threat

Zululanders are slowly waking up to the news of the possibility of the equivalent of an open cast mine off the coast that could have dire consequences to the marine ecology of the entire north coast, stretching into Mozambique. We pick up on this article by Tony Carnie, environment writer for The Mercury: THE FUTURE of the marine ecology of the entire northern KwaZulu-Natal coast could be placed in jeopardy by plans to scour the sea for heavy minerals and gemstones, say critics of the proposed venture. The latest Zululand application for mine prospecting, for the mouth of the Tugela […]