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Pondo passion for colourful tales burns bright

Mlu Mdletshe, an urban Zulu catches a whiff of Pondo Fever and takes its cultural pulse.

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‘Wild Coast Wallflower’ pitch wins award

Marine Protected Areas are excluding coastal communities from accessing natural resources they had traditionally relied on, says a WildOcean’s intern who has just won an award to produce a documentary

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South Coast scribe dons mentoring hat

A  diverse group of marine biology students and aspirant environmental journalists have applied to take part in an eight-day Wild Coast hike in aid of marine conservation and grassroots eco-tourism.

TOP STORIES Wild Walk series

More Pondo magic than you can shake a stick at

Rural homestays on the Wild Coast have become vital grassroots eco-tourism ventures on hallowed ground, writes Matt Vend.

Ocean Watch TOP STORIES Wild Walk series

Dangling limpets and silver dancing girls provide food for thought

Marine biology student Natalie dos Santos learns how many amaMpondo live off the sea and wonders if there might be limits to the feast it provides.

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This is your captain speaking: harbour ban lifted… sort of

Transnet National Ports Authority has provisionally lifted its ban on fishing and commercial diving in Durban harbour, but warned port users they did so at their own risk.

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South Coast water disaster needs hardware experts

Broken pump station and crumbling infrastructure leaves thousands at risk

Environment Latest News Ocean Watch

Marine science student inspired to make film to save to the Wild Coast

A DURBAN marine biology student hopes to be become a game setter in saving the Pondoland Marine Protected Area (MPA) from heavy minerals mining. RALPH MAKADI  and CRAIG BISHOP report.

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Cape wildlife gets a lethal dose of urban poison

In his latest Man Friday column, Tony Weaver, reflects on why he is removing poison rat traps from his house.

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Ten more swimmers join the Wild Friends campaign trail

A group of Capetonians are swimming a 22km relay from Cape Point to Simonstown tomorrow to support conservation efforts in the sensitive northern Wild Coast eco-system which is under threat