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Mining the Wild Coast

This article was published on 6 September 2011, written by Chris Renshaw on www.krugerpark.com/blog about the ongoing threat of mining on the Wild Coast.

Mining the Wild Coast

After last week’s blog article on mining and the threat it poses to our natural resources, I received a very disturbing email from a friend of mine, Bridgette Duffey. Bridgette and her partners, Russel Hartshorne and Andrew Werner, have started a joint ecotourism venture in the Pondoland area of the Wild Coast. As an aquatic ecologist, I know these areas have some of the last remaining pristine estuarine and coastal forest habitats within South Africa, and need to be preserved. They have reopened the Mtentu River Lodge, which has been dormant after a decade of threatening titanium mining left the lodge and many others lying idle.

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Mining Rights Revoked in Pondoland

Mining Rights Revoked in Pondoland
Monday, 13 June 2011 11:48

Agency optimistic about mine rights

The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) is “cautiously optimistic” about steps taken by the department of mineral resources to secure the Pondoland area, the conservation authority said on Thursday.

ECPTA welcomed the withdrawal of the Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources’ (TEMR) mining rights at Xolobeni, on the Pondoland Coast by Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

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Situated just below the southern border of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Mtentu Lodge is located amongst the lush sub-tropical evergreens in the heart of Pondoland.


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