While offshore exploits could create millions of jobs, tapping into the economic potential of the oceans could come at an incalculable cost to marine life.
This is the motto driving a newly established marine science mentoring programme which aims to address a critical shortage of skills in marine conservation science and management
The coelacanth, once thought to be extinct, has become the rock star of ocean science, says leading marine biodiversity expert, Dr Kerry Sink.
The Blue Fund’s Ocean Stewards initiative has provided a unique opportunity to 15 University of KwaZulu-Natal marine science students, write Romeo Ndlovu and Tholithemba Shange.
Within the first few days of her Roving Reporters internship, NANA ZUKE found herself deep in the wilderness, peeing behind a thorn tree, unaware of hyenas lurking nearby.
Plans for a new coal mine on border of the iMfolozi wildereness spark resistance, writes Nana Zuke.
The media in South Africa has played a critical role in exposing how ineffective legislation has enabled lions to be bred for the bullet, writes Romeo Ndlovu.
Going undercover to make a documentary has its risks, especially regarding litigation and personal safety. Sometimes it’s worth the risk, says executive producer of Blood Lions, Andrew Venter.
Ula, a sick baby turtle, is bobbing on top of the water of a display tank at Durban’s Ushaka Sea World like a cork – ‘positively buoyant’ they call it,