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Crash-dive course in shark awareness  

Amid the countdown to a pioneering Wild Coast conservation swim, Luke Riley, reflects on how important shark awareness has become for all those involved.

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Xolobeni’s destiny in youngsters’ hands

Starry, starry fight: Destiny is in the sands for proud Pondos American journalism intern Luke Riley muses on southern skies, a patch of land beneath it, and the fight for

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Swimmers promote alternatives to mining the Wild Coast

Over five days, eight people will swim 22 km in the Pondoland Marine Protected Area First published by GroundUp By Luke Riley A legendary charity swimmer has thrown his rubber

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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

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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.

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Activists lose bid to shut down coal mine

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

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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.