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Drugs in our seawater

Pharmaceuticals, including antibiotics and anti-inflammatories, are accumulating in False Bay

False Bay receives so much persistent pollution from Cape Town that antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs are in the seawater, and accumulating up the food chain.

This has implications for antibiotic resistance, which the World Health Organisation states is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.… Read more

Development of dodgy tricks at the River Club

A defamatory letter to author MacKenzie Scott, whose ex-husband was Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was attached to a complaint recently sent to the BackaBuddy crowdfunding platform the Observatory Civic Association is using to raise funds for its legal challenge to the R4.5bn River Club development.… Read more

City wins the irony award

In what is either a well conceived counter-intuitive public relations manoeuvre, or the possibly embarrassing result of a democratic process, two of the people who have been leading the persistent and dedicated opposition to the River Club development have been presented with civic awards.… Read more