South Africans protest Shell’s plans to explore for oil off the Wild Coast

Despite massive opposition by locals and indigenous communities, a high court in South Africa has allowed Shell to carry out seismic surveys to explore for oil and gas off South Africa’s environmentally sensitive Wild Coast.

December 10, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Despite massive opposition by locals and indigenous communities, a high court in South Africa has allowed Shell to carry out seismic surveys to explore for oil and gas off South Africa’s environmentally sensitive Wild Coast. Local subsistence fishing communities have been protesting Shell’s plans since is also a threat against their livelihoods as they rely on the sea for their income.

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