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Jun18

First group of rehabilitated penguins to be released after the recent mystery oil spill in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Thursday, 18 June 2015 Hits 5320 Categories Wildlife News | Birds | Oil

First group of rehabilitated penguins to be released after the recent mystery oil spill in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Thirty oiled African penguins and four orphaned African penguin chicks were admitted from Bird and St. Croix islands over the past three weeks, after being rescued by rangers from the Marine Section of the Addo Elephant National Park (SANParks). The first seven penguins will be heading back into the wild on 20 June at Seal Point Lighthouse (Cape St. Francis) after being succesffully rehabilitated and approved for release by SANCCOB’s veterinary team. 

Apr29

Enanga, African Great Lakes Transboundary Observatory launched: Sharing community perspectives on natural resource use

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 Hits 6639 Categories Virunga | Mining | In Focus | Oil

Enanga, African Great Lakes Transboundary Observatory launched: Sharing community perspectives on natural resource use

IUCN and 10 civil society groups announce the launch of Enanga, an online platform sharing photo and video testimonies from across Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda on the problems and promises of natural resources. Enanga (www.enanga.org) combines community perspectives captured in photo and video documentaries with expert analysis to foster accountable and participative natural resource management solutions.

Apr23

Nigeria: Shell Responds to Al's Criticisms Over Niger Delta Oil Spills

Monday, 23 April 2012 Hits 3221 Categories In Focus | Oil

SHELL Nigeria has reacted to the latest criticisms of its oil exploration in Nigeria and the attendant spillage, affecting some Niger Delta communities. The full response: According to a statement by Shell Nigeria, a joint team of operators, communities, security agencies and regulators investigates always oil spill incidents under Nigerian regulations.

Jan03

Uganda: No dumping oil waste in parks, say Acholi elders

Tuesday, 03 January 2012 Hits 2800 Categories Oil

Apr14

Uganda: Oil Exploration Killing Wildlife

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 Hits 3603 Categories Oil

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