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Volunteers bag tons in Beachwood cleanup

Volunteers are clearing storm debris from Durban’s beaches. They tackled the Beachwood Mangroves at the weekend and are now turning their attention to Toti and the city’s central beaches

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A revelation of a rugged sort

Mother Nature put the brakes on a daring wild coast swim, but a seed has been planted  for a new  environmental education initiative – and a chance to make media

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System failure: sewage spill shuts Durban beaches

Bathing has been banned in South Africa’s surf city, writes Fred Kockott. This report was updated on 11 May.

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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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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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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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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