People or wildlife? Legal eagles spread their wings to cover both

An all-woman team of environmental rights activists in KZN has tapped into the human side of ecological challenges

13 June 2021 - 17:51 By matthew savides

When lawyer Kirsten Youens first got involved in the fight against mining in northern KwaZulu-Natal, she did it to protect the Hluhluwe/iMfolozi Park, where an application for a coal mine just 250m away from the iconic reserve’s border was under way.

That was in 2014...

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