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In South Africa, there currently are plans to develop shale-based gas extraction in arid and semi-arid landscapes of the Karoo. The extraction of gas from shale in the Karoo through hydraulic fracturing, also known as 'fracking', remains a contentious issue, with stakeholders often criticised for not being forthright in their reporting of the possible risks to local water resources. 1 Indeed, what I find the most striking among all the debate and polemical essays is how very few scientificdoi:10.17159/sajs.2015/a0101 fatcat:rolmduoqxrhq5eduktkro5sbbe