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Environment  (tags: Anthropocene epoch, International Geological Congress, climate disruption, Cape Town, South Africa )

- 1047 days ago -
The Earth has entered the Anthropocene epoch. ThatÂ's a new geological era defined by human impact. This according to an expert group of scientists assembled at the International Geological Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.
Botswana Sells UK Company Right to Drill for Shale Gas in National Park
Environment  (tags: fracking, South africa, frack is whack, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, wildlife, world, humans )

- 1149 days ago -
Botswana's government has recently sold the rights to the British Karoo Energy company to frack for shale gas in the Kgalagadi transfrontier park, the Guardian newspaper reported Wednesday.
Petition: SAVE Table Mountain's Forests
Environment  (tags: Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa, forests, petition )

- 1592 days ago -
Cape Town in South Africa is known as a beautiful place to visit. Table Mountain is it's main feature. Sections of the mountain are covered in forests of pine and gum trees, grown in plantations for wood supply for the past 300 years.
Fracking Stirs Controversy in South Africa
Environment  (tags: fracking, South Africa, water pollution, water, pollution, humans, habitat, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, politics, energy )

- 2878 days ago -
A controversial method for extracting natural gas -- hydraulic fracturing or fracking -- is stirring an environmental and property rights debate in South Africa.
ACTION ALERT: No Fracking Way! South Africa Species Rich Succulent Karoo Desert Is Too Water Poor for Gas Drilling!
Environment  (tags: fracking, south africa, karoo desert, threatened, oil companies, gas drilling, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, protection, government, climate )

- 2896 days ago -
Local activists in South Africa have been protesting on the ground against fracking, and they need our support. Large parts of South Africa's beautiful, but water-poor and ecologically sensitive Karoo desert, are under threat of devastation .
In Arid South African Lands, Fracking Controversy Emerges
Environment  (tags: world, South Africa, fracking, Karoo, humans, pollution, water, environment, ecosystems, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, politics, wildlife, water, pollution )

- 2898 days ago -
The contentious practice of hydrofracking to extract underground natural gas has now made its way to South Africa's Karoo, a semi-desert known for its stark beauty and indigenous plants. But opposition is growing amid concern that fracking will deplete an

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