Derek LIght

Karoo vs Fracking and Uranium

The middle of October 2017 was a bad week for uranium miners and fracking supporters. But a very fine one for the Karoo.

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Jan-Willem Eggink

Shell Spinning its Wheels

Shell held a public meeting in Cradock on Monday 8 June 2015, but no one could quite figure out why.

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Chris Hobson, Karoo farmer

Karoo Fracking: Falcon and the Angora Farmers

Falcon Oil & Gas’ plans to explore for shale gas in the southern Karoo encountered strong fracking opposition in Jansenville.

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shepherd's tree, samara, karoo

Bundu Gas and Karoo Fracking

A country lawyer and a solitary Karoo landowner were all that stood against Bundu’s fracking attempts back in 2009. What is known now about Bundu Gas & Oil?

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Popular Fracking Opposition in the Karoo

Back in 2011, resistance to fracking and shale gas exploration came mostly from white landowners. But things have changed in the Karoo.

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