PTWC attends the inaugural Macua Summit in Pretoria.

On a hot dusty day in the nation’s capital, about 300 incensed members of Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA) came together for the first time. It was an historic moment, and myself and my colleague Miles Masterson were proud to witness it as representatives of Protect the West Coast. 

Scientists join PTWC on historic trip to observe West Coast mining impacts.

A team of South African scientists and environmental experts brought together by Protect The West Coast recently travelled to observe mining sites near the Olifants River Estuary on the Cape West Coast as part of a court-ordered oversight programme. Photo by Patrick Forbes. A team of South African scientists and environmental experts recently joined Protect […]