10 November 2016 Our friends at Treekeepers have produced a great resource of information on urban trees – enjoy!
22 September 2016
Supreme Court of Appeals dismisses SANRAL’s appeal against Western Cape High Court ruling on Cape Town tollingCullinan & Associates, as appointed attorneys for the City of Cape Town in this matter, have successfully represented the City in both the Western Cape High Court and the Supreme Court of Appeals.
16 September 2016 It’s been a busy and exciting year so far at Cullinan & Associates. We are working on a range of important matters around South Africa – from litigation and training to supporting environmental campaigns. Please read more about our on-going projects and get in touch if you would like to get involved!
02 September 2016 Elandsfontein lies within the lagoon town of Langebaan on the Cape West Coast of South Africa. The site is of international heritage value, when a 500 000-year-old humanoid scull was found in the early 1950’s. Further excavations lead to 1000’s of artefacts found and the IUCN recognise it as an "Origin of Man site".
19 August 2016 SANRAL has proposed the construction of a new toll road highway through the Wild Coast region of the Eastern Cape – a proposal that would have potentially disastrous effects on local communities and the environment.
20 July 2016 Imagine if legal systems were designed to ensure that people contributed to the health of ecological systems instead of authorizing their degradation.
22 June 2016 On 13 June 2016 the national Department of Environmental Affairs rejected SANRAL’s final environmental impact report for construction of the De Beers Pass Route (a National Road 3: from Keeversfontein to Warden in the Free State) parallel to the existing National Road 3 (‘N3’).
21 June 2016 A victory for environmental rights has been achieved as a court bid by two farmers to force iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site to artificially breach the uMfolozi River mouth has failed.
26 May 2016 Once upon a time, long, long ago the activities of Earthlings began to alter the composition of Earth’s atmosphere to such an extent that they began to burn up. The Earthlings that had previously flourished and multiplied across the face of the plant began to die in their billions...
28 April 2016 Assassins disguised as police officers. Violence. Intimidation. Bribery. A close-knit community torn apart by outsiders with ulterior motives. It sounds like the latest Hollywood blockbuster but it’s taking place on the idyllic Wild Coast. And it’s been going on for more than 10 years.
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