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Fish farming fervour gets “dished”

Plans to use fish farming as a way to lift the country out of the economic ghetto took a beating at a recent marine science session. Thabiso Goba was at

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Gastropod girl Janna is pitch perfect

Things are moving a little quicker for a KwaZulu-Natal student of snails after she was picked to pitch for film funding.

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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.

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Conservationists face up to jumbo problems

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

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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

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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.

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Conservationists lock horns over rhinos

China’s decision to ease its ban on elements of the domestic trade in rhino and tiger products will come under scrutiny at this week’s Conservation Symposium in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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London eyes on SA water wizzes

A KWAZULU-NATAL school has taken two awards at an international water conservation competition.

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South Africa’s oceans get much needed protection

The South African government’s approval of an expanded network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been welcomed as “visionary”, writes FRED KOCKOTT Work on the new approved network of

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Fangs very much: relocation bolsters Somkhanda pack

A NEW pack of African wild dogs has been introduced to a community owned game reserve in Pongola as part of efforts in KwaZulu-Natal to preserve the endangered species.