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After muddy Midmar, the Wild Coast beckons

Roving Reporters is organising a pod of swimmers to slowly make their way along 22km of the Wild Coast to raise money for eco-tourism,   marine conservation and environmental journalism training.

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Royal salute for water-savvy school

THE rural South African school that won an international award for its wise water use is again making waves and has received the royal nod for its efforts.

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Strange ‘ocean creature’ takes to Midmar dam

Daring to be different, Fred Kockott does some last-minute preparations ahead of his 8 Mile challenge at Aquelle Midmar Mile this weekend. Of all the 225 8 Milers, Fred is

Environment Ocean Watch TOP STORIES

8 Milers set out to raise R3,8 million for good causes

PROTECTION of the oceans – and rhino conservation – will come under the spotlight when more than 12,000 swimmers take part in this year’s aQuellé Midmar Mile, writes FRED KOCKOTT.

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Chance meeting leads to lifesaving break

A CHANCE meeting between a former Lion’s rugby hooker and a down-and-out Durban lifeguard who grew up an orphan, has turned into a truly lifesaving opportunity for 19-year-old Thobani Phoseka.

Environment Latest News Thin Green Line

Activists lose bid to shut down coal mine

Interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine thrown out with costs

Environment Latest News

Surfers give a “high five” to increased ocean protection

SUPPORTERS of WildOceans “Only This Much” campaign are still riding a wave of excitement following the South African government’s decision to increase protection of the oceans.

Environment Latest News

Conservationists face up to jumbo problems

 Legislation enables culling, but KZN conservationists stick to alternative controls, write Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba

Environment Latest News

Court scuppers mining, rebukes ministers

A court has set aside a decision to permit a coal mine in a protected environment and important water source in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. And Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi

Environment Thin Green Line

Relocated rhinos die, struggle in Chad

Poaching has been ruled out after the discovery of two black rhino carcasses in Chad’s Zakouma National Park.